At the finale of the show, the set then transformed as shop doors opened, and waiters appeared with plates of pasta and cheese, oysters, and endless desserts. I found Kristen Stewart near a pizzeria, gamely fielding questions on her performance as an actor cast to portray the young Coco Chanel in a biopic. She had no time to prepare for the role, and had to trust Lagerfeld’s instincts, since he improvised the script even while filming.
“I like being able to follow somebody who takes risks and doesn’t need to plan everything and buries these little gems in order to find them later and surprise yourself, so following him, I didn’t feel in a precarious situation at all,” she said. “I felt the way I wanted to feel – a little tipped on the edge, at all times.”