The last remnants of one of the greatest private collections of Ballets Russes   material goes on view in Geneva.

Serge Lifar and the Ballets Russes sale in Geneva

The last remnants of one of the greatest private collections of Ballets Russes material goes on view in Geneva.

Chanel - 1925 - Design by Gabrielle Coco Chanel - Crystal beads on silk chiffon dress - Phoenix Art Museum - Photo by Ken Howie

Chanel - 1925 - Design by Gabrielle Coco Chanel - Crystal beads on silk chiffon dress - Phoenix Art Museum - Photo by Ken Howie

Coco Chanel in a Paris nightclub, 1923. She had picked up the nickname Coco while singing in local nightclubs aged 18, where her favourite song was about a missing dog called "Who’s Seen Coco In The Trocadero?". It stayed with her forever.

Coco Chanel in a Paris nightclub, 1923. She had picked up the nickname Coco while singing in local nightclubs aged 18, where her favourite song was about a missing dog called "Who’s Seen Coco In The Trocadero?". It stayed with her forever.

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