Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

Karl Lagerfeld's Chanel Haute Couture show in Paris today was all about girlish charm, quiet elegance, pale hues, and dazzling lady-like ensembles topped with heavenly hairdos.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

Did you know that a satin sack could be so gorgeous? This show was very soft, with accents of hardness; here Karl Lagerfeld uses silver gauntlets and a sharp collar to set off the almost shapeless architecture of the dress.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

Arctic silver and chilly white make a dress perfect for an Ice Queen. Or her daughter, Princess Polar.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

More hard meets soft. Disco meets ballet. Sci-fi goes to the opera. Frothy waves pounding on a stony shore. Pout not included.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

If she had been the White Queen instead of the Red Queen, this might have been a costume for Helena Bonham Carter in Alice In Wonderland.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

After lunch with "the girls," Penelope is going to try and get tickets to see Lady Gaga.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

Lagerfeld loves gloves. The sharp silver is a nice contrast against the soft tweed. And the nails! I hope this shade is called Hubble or Space Trash.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

What to wear when you think your life is a madcap screwball comedy from the '30s about a woman who thinks she's the great-great-great-great-great (etc.) granddaughter of Madame de Pompadour.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

You could be 17 or 70, and this will still be a delightfully wacky choice for a dinner party.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

Part Lolita, part 1770s Paris, part cotton candy. Delicious.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

This would only be better if there were a bedspread and toilet seat cover to match.

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

It's so nice to see Adam Lambert settling down. (No, this is not Adam Lambert.)

Chanel Haute Couture: For Lolitas Who Lunch

Kaiser Karl prepares to take a bow.

[Images via Getty.]

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