04 Mar 2011 - 9:43 am
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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.

Program:

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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