04 Mar 2011 - 9:43 am

Chanel joins Parisian temple of hip Colette to open a pop-up store, during the time of Paris fashion week (March 1st to 10th). In a former garage turned into a giant living display space, both houses have artists, and installations combining fashion, art and musical performances while selling their products. The occasion also find artists Kevin Lyons, Soledad, Fafi, SO-ME and André who will customized Chanel bags upon request … A perfect co-branding ephemeral boutique.

Artwork by Soledad

Artwork by Kevin Lyons .

Even more playful and unusual surprises await in the form of a collector’s doll by Karl Lagerfeld, bag charms, helmets, and cameras. Amongst these must have items, Colette compilation CDs and scented candles are not forgotten.


Friends of Chanel are special guests to be discovered as in house DJs, and five artists invited by Colette will be customizing Chanel bags, upon request.

March 1: Kevin Lyons, designer and illustrator, will be customising bags, 4pm ? 6pm
March 2: Camellia demonstration by a Lemarié craftsman, 3pm ? 6pm
March 3: The illustrator Soledad will be customising bags, 4pm ? 6pm
March 4: Harpsichord performance by the pianist and composer Maxence Cyrin, from 5pm
March 5: Graffiti artist André will be customising bags, 3pm ? 6pm
March 7: Graffiti artist Fafi will be customising bags, 4pm ? 6pm
March 8: Chanel nail bar, 3pm ? 6pm
March 9: SO-ME, graphic artist and illustrator, will be customising bags, 4pm ? 6pm
March 10: Chanel nail bar, 3pm ? 6pm

Chanel and Colette: Meet in rue Saint-Honoré
336 ? 340, rue Saint-Honoré, Paris 1st
From March 1st to 10th 2011
Hours: Monday-Saturday from 11am to 7pm

More information at http://chanel-news.chanel.com

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