In Pictures: Chanel at Linlithgow Palace

The collection, heavily inspired by Scottish designs and fabrics, was presented within the walls of the majestic 15th century palace, the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.

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An estimated audience of around 400 invited guests from the international fashion world watched the show, which began and ended with appearances from Scots model Stella Tennant.

The glamour of a Renaissance court was recreated on the catwalk and within the palace walls. Lagerfeld appeared to take his main inspiration from Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin and arch-nemesis Elizabeth I, with a show featuring feather and lace ruffs and high pleated and curled hairdos that wouldn't have looked out of place in either royal court.

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