By  on November 14, 2018

After two years of renovations, Chanel on Thursday will reopen the doors to its flagship at 15 East 57th Street. While the address is unchanged, the boutique has been expanded to five floors from three, and nearly doubled in floor space to 14,000 square feet.

Every part of the store has been reimagined with new materials such as bronze, seen in a variety of permutations throughout the space. No fewer than 38 different finishes were used, from hand-troweled plaster to gold leaf and crackled lacquers, the latter a nod to the Coromandel screens in Gabrielle Chanel’s rue Cambon apartment.

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