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If the Intermix on Bleecker can devote a mannequin solely to Rachel Zoe, then you can be sure that Karl Lagerfeld isn't going to leave the current face of Chanel, Lily Allen, in the lurch. Currently in the windows of the Chanel boutique on East 57th Street is a mannequin styled identically to Allen's ad spread, shot by the Kaiser of course.
The new collection of Chanel Cocoon bags that Lily?and her mannequin doppelganger?are repping have been called cheap and classless, being as they channel puffy sleeping bag coats and are made of nylon. But then that's the way to sell (more) affordable things quickly, get a pop star to be the face for them. Of course, that is if you call $2300+ for a small nylon tote affordable. Pushing this all aside, we just have one question for Karl: why no Chanel snowpants to match? Huh?!
· Rachel Zoe mannequin [Rachel Zoe's twitter]
· Lily Allen For Chanel Handbag Ad Campaign [Cyana Trendland]