Kristen Stewart named the new face of Chanel


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Kristen Stewart has been unveiled as the new face of Chanel.

The Twilight actress will be the star of the French fashion house’s 2014 campaign, shot by Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld, British Vogue confirmed.

Rumours of her signing went into overdrive when Stewart attended the brand’s Metiers d'Art show in Dallas last night.

The star was pictured wearing a cropped grey top and high-waist orange leather trousers, taken from the spring/summer 2014 Chanel collection. She attended the event with fellow Twilight co-star Dakota Fanning.

She attended Chanel’s Paris Fashion Show in September, wearing micro shorts, a leather glove and a white blazer.

Other famous faces to have fronted a Chanel campaign include Marilyn Monroe, Diane Kruger, Keira Knightley and Blake Lively.

She is also the current face of Balenciaga’s Florabotanica campaign.

It was recently announced that Stewart will team up with her Adventureland co-star Jesse Eisenberg once more for action comedy American Ultra.

Written by Max Landis, who penned the hit sci-fi found-footage movie Chronicle. Eisenberg will play a stoner, and Stewart will play his girlfriend.

Their lives take an unexpected turn when his past returns to haunt him. He becomes the target of a government operation to kill him.

American Ultra is scheduled for release in 2015.