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Chanel Hides Its Graffiti-Scarred Face Under Plywood

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Seems like Chanel didn't go for their gritty '80s makeover after all. Last week, a teenager with a spray-can added some wild pink streaks to the Soho boutique's windows. The graffiti looked oddly appealing against the crisp French duds, but store managers must not have agreed, because the shop just sprouted plywood over its paint-covered facade. If it breaks your heart to see the great lady brought low, even temporarily, then head over to Coutorture, where pictures from Chanel's couture show return some of her dignity.
· Even When It's Covered in Hot Pink Graffiti, Chanel Looks Good [Racked]
· Chanel Spring 2010 Haute Couture [Coutorture]

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