Friday, October 10, 2008

The House that Chanel Built

Madame Chanel's Apartment:

To the world of the fashion, the design and the globe-trotting elite, La Maison du Chanel never tires in its appeal. Whether it be commercial endeavors or photographic feats, the coverage never ceases and the allure never dims. Here are a few personal images from one of my various trips into the icon's gilded salon.

Take special care to note the prevalence of:

- pairs or sets
- gold
- wheat stems
- omens of luck and good fortune
- quilted fabrics
- chinese lacquered panels
- mirrors

It's like an eye-spy for the couture-cult.

Bisous, bisous.

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