CELINE released a captivating video showcasing their “Age of Indieness” show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, California. The event, titled “CELINE 17 – Women Winter 23,” took place on December 8, 2022, and was an extraordinary celebration of artistic expression, featuring live performances from prominent musicians and presenting the latest fashion designs by Hedi Slimane.
The Wiltern: A Legendary Venue
The Wiltern, an iconic theater located at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue, holds a significant place in Los Angeles’ cultural history. Originally designed by architect Stiles O. Clements of Morgan, Walls & Clements as a vaudeville theater, it opened its doors in 1931 under the name Warner Brothers Western Theater. The breathtaking blue-green terra-cotta exterior, adorned with vertical neon signs illuminating the marquee, showcases exquisite Art Deco architecture in the United States.
Inside, The Wiltern boasts a magnificent display of opulent murals, decorative plaster, and tile work, all culminating in the awe-inspiring Art Deco sunburst ceiling crafted by G. Albert Lansburgh. Over the years, The Wiltern has witnessed numerous legendary performances, solidifying its status as a prominent venue for renowned musicians and artists.
Celebrities and VIPs Attend in Style
The “Age of Indieness” show attracted a star-studded guest list, with A-list celebrities and notable personalities gracing the event. Among the VIPs in attendance were Austin Butler, Paris Hilton, Priscilla Presley, Doja Cat, Courtney Cox, King Princess, and more. The red carpet was a sight to behold, as Hollywood’s elite gathered to witness the spectacular fashion event.
Live Performances by Music Legends
CELINE’s “Age of Indieness” show brought music and fashion together in perfect harmony. Hedi Slimane played multiple roles, including casting, styling, and set design, ensuring a seamless fusion of music and visual aesthetics. The show featured electrifying live performances from renowned musicians, including Iggy Pop, The Strokes, Interpol, and The Kills (DJ set). The combination of captivating fashion and legendary music left the audience in awe.
Original Soundtrack with “Hello Operator”
Integral to the “Age of Indieness” show was the exceptional soundtrack, featuring the song “Hello Operator,” performed by The White Stripes and written and produced by Jack White. The remarkable soundtrack, commissioned and co-produced by Hedi Slimane, added another layer of artistry to the entire experience, highlighting CELINE’s commitment to innovation and collaboration.
Mesmerizing Display of Creativity and Fashion
CELINE’s “Age of Indieness” show at The Wiltern was a display of creativity, artistry, and fashion. The iconic venue provided the perfect backdrop for this extraordinary event, combining live performances from music legends with the latest fashion creations by Hedi Slimane.
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