CHANEL
KARL LOOSENS UP

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PARIS — The word from Milan may be tight, tight, tight — but in Paris, silhouettes are already loosening up. “It’s easier, in a way. I wouldn’t call it casual, because I hate that word,” says Karl Lagerfeld of the Chanel collection he will show Monday. The look, he adds, includes structured and less structured shapes. For more on Paris, see pages 8 to 20.