The French designer was synonymous with striped sweaters and Left Bank insouciance.
Inventories are being kept tight in hope of increasing full-price selling and reducing markdowns.
Anna Wintour has finally made it, in the eyes of Vanity Fair at least.
Although Gwen Stefani will be sitting out this New York Fashion Week, her backup singers will be working overtime.
For Chanel, an institution in Paris, New York has always been the second city.