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Perfect Panneling In the Chanel Couture Fall 2009 Collection

 - Jul 8, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
References: chanel & style
Chanel couture clients will be shaking their tail-feathers in these pretty pieces for Fall 2009.

Many of Karl Lagerfeld's couture offerings featured back panels that hung seductively, giving the collection an air of subtle drama.

Chanel's couture Fall 2009 hemlines are the best of both worlds, short and long.

Implications - There is something innately elegant and mysterious about these cape-like outfit tails, and that suggested grace and sophistication is definitely something that will appeal to wealthy fashionistas in a major way. More than anything, this subtle fashion twist is a remarkable example of how it doesn't take much to redefine the overall effect of a design. Even something as small as a simple "tail" has the real potential to change a product or outfit in a dramatic way.