What Chanel Should Do

Chanel recently announced the cancellation of its Mobile Art tour, which featured a spaceship-like gallery designed by

Chanel recently announced the cancellation of its Mobile Art tour, which featured a spaceship-like gallery designed by “starchitect” Zaha Hadid. The fashion-meets-art project probably seemed like a chic intellectual and creative (and marketing) exercise before the economic downturn. The portable building, featuring work by the likes of well-known contemporary artists like Sylvie Fleury, was scheduled to hit London, Moscow, and Paris after New York. Now it won’t. (It already toured Hong Kong and Tokyo). But why not turn the sleek structure into a pop-up store?

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