For Chanel’s annual Metiers d’Art collection on Dec. 6, Pharrell Williams’ fashion friend and collaborator Karl Lagerfeld recruited Williams as well as Lily Rose-Depp and Cara Delevigne to walk the runway. In honor of the show’s success and the friendship between these two creative powerhouses, here are the most memorable times Pharrell -- one of the brand’s official house ambassadors -- wore Chanel in 2016.
Chanel’s Metiers d’Art
For Pharrell’s Metiers d’Art show look, the Chanel ambassador donned a long, navy tweed coat, a chestful of pearl necklaces, and a Chanel Yarmulke.
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Hanging with Karl Lagerfeld in Paris
According to Instagram, creative director Karl Lagerfeld and Pharrell spent time together in a Chanel Paris boutique on Dec. 5. Pharrell’s bold outfit consisted of a Vanson Bare Bones skeleton biker jacket, a mustard Raf Simons sweater, and white, rounded-lens Chanel Paris logo sunglasses.
Eighth annual Governors Awards
For the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' eigth annual Governors Awards in Hollywood, the musician and fashion icon paired a black hat, black Chanel elevator boy jacket, and black quilted Chanel belt.
Chanel N 5 L’Eau Dinner
Pharrell Williams and his wife Helen Lasichanh -- who apparently is expecting a second child -- came to Chanel’s fragrance celebration dinner decked out in pinks, blues and whites on Sept. 22 in Los Angeles. Williams wore a women’s Chanel Resort 2017 jacket, Chanel beige quilted belt and Chanel loafers.
Staring as a coach on The Voice, Pharrell rocked a dark green Wu-Tang Clan tee and camo pant ensemble accented with his signature white Chanel Paris logo sunglasses on April 12.
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Chanel Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2016/2017
Pharrell sat first row at Chanel’s Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter show on March 8. Continuing his trend of sporting women’s outerwear, he layered a Chanel Pre-Fall/Winter 2016 coat with a Cactus Plant Flea Market tee.
Chanel’s eighth annual Pre-Oscar Dinner
At Chanel’s pre-Oscar party on Feb. 27, Pharrell opted out of a lavish look for a white bathrobe and jeans. But he made sure to add a Chanel Voie Lactée pearl, 18k white gold, and diamond necklace to the loungewear and denim.
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For his Grammys 2016 red carpet look, Pharrell wore a more modern take of the classic Chanel tweed jacket with jeans and a white graphic tee.