Hurrah for Cara Delevingne!
There he is! Karl's four-year-old godson Hudson Kroenig hits the catwalk alongside two Chanel brides.
Beaded flowers on black Chanel. J'aime.
All about the shoulders at Chanel. Also lots of white and gray, with black.
The models arrive. Brit model Stella Tennant opens the show.
The enchanted forest.
The Chanel 'Shakespeare in the park' amphitheater set for its haute couture show.
Rita Ora is at the Chanel couture show. She's very pouty - probably a result of her long white gown being covered in slush. #chanel— Karen Dacre (@karendacre) January 22, 2013
Chanel installed a forest at the Grand Palais, birdsong included.
Karl attempts to outdo Raf by transporting the entire botanic gardens to the Grand Palais.
Anna Wintour making her arrival...
In the chilly forest with Chanel, with a separate amphitheater inside the Grand Palais.
The time is almost here: Chanel's Spring Summer 2013 Couture collection is due to hit the catwalk in the next ten minutes and we can't wait to see what Karl Lagerfeld has in store this time round. The leaf on the invitation suggests autumn may be the inspiration and we've already been teased with a suggestion of high haute boots in ivory lace and tweed. Stay tuned to this very page for all the latest action direct from Couture Fashion Week...