Chanel Cruise collection to be staged at Santa Monica Airport

Karl Lagerfeld likes to choose unlikely places for his Chanel Cruise collections, last year it was held in the middle of New York’s Grand Central Station. This year he’s chosen to hold upcoming Chanel cruise collection show on May 18, at the exlcusive Santa Monica Airport.

According to The Daily, about 500 press, retailers – and, this being Los Angeles, celebrities – have been invited to hangar number eight for the seated 7:00 p.m. show and after party, which will take place at the space immediately afterward.

Speaking of Karl Lagerfeld and fashion shows, the Daily also reports that the Fendi runway show shedualed to be restaged on the Great Wall of China on May 24 has been moved back to the end of October. And guests won’t just be there to watch a show

In addition to the runway show, guests were to be treated to four days of special access to Beijing’s cultural and historical landmarks, including an exclusive evening with the internationally renowned curator Pearl Lam, director of Contrasts Gallery. A contingent of New York socials, including Lauren Davis, Tinsley Mortimer, Fabiola Beracasa, and Zani Gugelmann, were all reportedly invited as well.