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  • Fashion Industry Remembers Zaha Hadid – WWD | Stylish gadget shop

    […] One of her most talked-about works in fashion was the project in 2007 dedicated to Chanel’s classic quilted handbag. Hadid’s “contemporary art container” made its debut in Hong Kong in 2008 and traveled to Tokyo and New York, showcasing 15 contemporary artists — from Daniel Buren to Yoko Ono — who created works inspired by Chanel’s iconic 2.55 handbag. Reminiscent of the Starship Enterprise or a UFO, the toroidal building has a gridlike surface that vaguely evoked the bag’s quilted surface. Chanel’s resort show in Seoul last year was held at the DDP, a modernistic space designed by Hadid with the Korean studio Samoo. […]

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