When Peter Philips, Chanel’s creative director for makeup, wanted to showcase the latest collection of Chanel nail polish on film, he called upon Ruth Hogben, a London filmmaker known for her work with Gareth Pugh and Louis Vuitton. The inspiration to use sign language came shortly after.
In this video, the Dutch model Saskia De Brauw manually conveys some of Coco Chanel’s most famous quotes; while her hands do the talking, her fingernails show off an array of chic Chanel lacquers.
As soon as I received this video from T, The New York Times Styles Magazine, I knew I had to share. GENIUS and INSPIRING. My favorite quote by Coco – “To be irreplaceable, you must be different” I couldn’t have said it better myself. Bisous NYS