La Chanelphile

March 2, 2011

Colette and Chanel Pop Up Shop Photos

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Chanel x Colette Packaging - Illustration by Karl Lagerfeld

I wish I were in Paris pretty much every day of the year, but I especially want to be there this week!  From now through the 10th, Colette and Chanel have teamed up to provide one of the coolest shopping experiences ever.  Fortunately, Susie Bubble of Style Bubble checked out the shop and took some nice photos so I will be living vicariously through her… sigh.  All images are from StyleBubble.com – Merci!

I want everything pictured below.  I’m so sad I’m not there.  For more descriptions of all the prettiness and to hear about it from someone who’s actually seen it, please visit Style Bubble!  Oh, and the last image is of a new Coco tee by Dear Dana that Colette recently added to their webstore – I like it but it’s a $100 t-shirt.  I’d rather put that money toward the Coco doll!!  If anyone knows if that doll is for sale, and if so for how much and how to get one please let me know!!

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Chanel Mademoiselle Bag in Colette Blue with 1000% Bearbricks

colette and chanel pop up shop

Coco Chanel Dolls dressed in Colette blue

colette and chanel pop up shop

Chanel clothing with Kevin Lyons illustration

colette and chanel pop up shop

Chanel No5 pins by Yazbukey

colette and chanel pop up shop

Headband with veil and colette blue dots by Maison Michel which is owned by Chanel

colette and chanel pop up shop

Kevin Lyons customizing Chanel bags

colette and chanel pop up shop

Karl Lagerfled pin by Yazbukey

colette and chanel pop up shop

Camellia cream puffs? Yes, please!

coco tee

Coco Tee by Dear Dana

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February 24, 2011

Chanel + Colette Ephemeral Boutique (Pop-Up Shop)

My favorite brand is teaming up with my favorite Parisian boutique, Colette, to create a separate ephemeral boutique (or pop up shop as we Americans like to say) from March 1st to 10th on 336-340 rue Saint-Honoré.  The boutique will span 200 m² and has an industrial feel as the setting is “a former garage turned into a giant living display space.”

The fashion installation will be a multi-sensory delight with visual arts, musical performances, fashion, and sweet treats “resulting in a fun-fuelled, creative mix and match by Chanel and Colette with a rock ‘n’ roll vibe.”

Chanel 2011 Spring-Summer pieces will be sold alongside select pieces by young designers curated by Colette.  Artists including Kevin Lyons, Soledad, André, Fafi and SO-ME will be on hand to customized legendary Chanel bags.  Karl Lagerfeld designed a collector’s doll and other special Chanel products will be sold including bag charms, helmets and cameras.  For this momentous occasion, Chanel created a compilation CD and scented candles.  To top it off there will be a Chanel nail bar and a cupcake bar!

This may be the best pop-up shop EVER.  I almost want to buy a ticket to Paris to see this for myself.  I hope the special edition products – especially the doll – will be sold online!  I NEED ONE!

Here’s a breakdown of the events – if you live in Paris and you go – I will be living vicariously through you!


Friends of Chanel are special guests to be discovered as in house DJs, and five artists invited by Colette will be customising 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

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January 17, 2011

Chanel Ephemeral Boutique at “Chalet de Pierre” in Courchevel

Chanel says “ephemeral boutique”, we say “pop-up shop” – it sounds so much nicer the Chanel way, non?  In any case, the latest temporary Chanel outpost is in Courchevel, a ski resort in the French Alps.  The boutique takes cues from its alpine environment and is mixed in with Chanel signatures.  The minimalist design with industrial materials is the perfect backdrop to highlight the most recent Chanel collections.  I couldn’t think of anything I’d like to do more than visit this boutique Après-ski!

More images of the boutique on Chanel News.

Le Chalet de Pierres
Until April 15th, 2011
Piste des Verdons
Courchevel 1850


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