Karl Lagerfeld has chose Cuba as the location for his Chanel Cruise 2017 fashion show making Chanel the first major fashion house to send models down the catwalk on the Communist-ruled island, highlighting warming relations with the West. Largerfeld was escorted by Fidel Castro`s teenage grandson Tony.
Wealthy fashionistas and celebrities from around the world flocked beneath klieg lights on a grand Havana colonial avenue transformed into a private runway. With hundreds of security agents holding local Cubans behind police lines blocks away, Gisele Bündchen joined
Tilda Swinton and Vin Diesel, as well as Cuban music stars Gente de Zona and Omara Portuondo, to watch models sashay down Prado boulevard in casual summer clothes inspired by the Art Deco elegance of pre-revolutionary Cuba.