A style icon for the new era and – in the words of fashion king Karl Lagerfeld – an “American dream girl”, Blake Lively has been named Chanel’s newest darling.
A natural choice given the Gossip Girl star’s penchant for wearing the iconic French label, Blake will be the face of the company’s latest handbag collection, Mademoiselle.
The new campaign has been photographed at the historic Paris apartment where Coco herself launched her collections.
“A dream come true is an understatement. I can say that I feel like the happiest, luckiest girl around,” said the 23-year-old in a statement.
Whether it’s to a red carpet gala or a night out on the town, Blake looks lively in Chanel.