Freeze! There was a bitter chill on the Chanel runway today in Paris. Was it the glaciers shipped from Sweden? Is Karl Lagerfeld making a statement about climate change? All questions and no answers in a wintry mix, below.

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

At the various fashion shows this season, we have seen fur coats, fur jackets, fur bags, fur boots and fur hats. This fur skirt would be notable if the fur shorts hadn't already blown my mind.

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

"I've come all the way across the tundra to ask you a question, grandma: Will you knit a matching hat?"

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

One word for this, and that word is "Lagerfeldian."

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

"Drilling for oil? Here? I don't think so."

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

For ladies who lunch… on ice floes.

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

A rare glimpse of color in this show, and of course it's red, like the blood of a penguin bitten by a killer whale.

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

Why is this satyr wearing fabric that looks like raw-edged burlap and a necklace which is melting like dirty icicles?

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

"I got the igloo in the divorce settlement, and I couldn't be happier."

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

What would a Chanel show be without tweed?

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

The call of the wild.

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

"My dad was a bear."

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

"You may have seen my work… I was in a few Coca-Cola commercials…"

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

"After the rave in Stockholm, we're going on a White Fang-themed vacation."

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

Tasty freeze.

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

"Who are you calling frigid?"

Literal Ice Queens Rule At Chanel

The man, the myth, the legend.

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