He is the master of monochrome.
So it is only fitting that Karl Lagerfeld's famous muses stepped out to support him at a swanky Chanel bash clad in black and white.
Hollywood star January Jones cut an elegant appearance in her silk column dress, accessorising with a cluster of Chanel bracelets.
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And permanent Chanel event fixture Alexa Chung was working her trademark understated cool in an ivory embroidered puff hem dress and glittering court shoes.
Elle Fanning, meanwhile, who made her first ever fashion show appearance on Chanel’s Haute couture catwalk last year, chose a black velvet dress that featured a cream collar.
The ladies were joined by newlywed Blake Lively, who was stepping out for the first time since tying the knot with Ryan Reynolds.
The party was to celebrate the Chanel Fine Jewellery 80th anniversary of the Bijoux de Diamants collection, an exhibition curated by the legendary Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel in 1932.