The Chanel podcast series on Apple Podcasts is back with its third installment, 3.55 Handbag Stories, this time inviting 10 prolific female figures of the fashion industry to talk about their individual and unique relationship with Chanel bags.
Karl Lagerfield’s “outside pair of eyes”, Amanda Harlech, takes each guest under her wing to have an in-depth discussion of what a handbag can mean to a woman, and subsequently what their Chanel handbags mean to them. From a scaled-down version of a house to an extension of one’s state of mind, listeners are privy to the many varied responses and recollections of these personalities; answers can be both evocative of their public personas and surprisingly stark from that portrayal. But the one thing learnt for sure is that a today’s handbags carry more weight than just the daily essentials, and you’ll have to tune in to find out why.
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Since the interview was set in Mademoiselle Chanel’s iconic apartment at 31 rue Cambon in Paris, every nook and cranny of her “inner sanctuary” was a manifestation of her fearless attitude and strong beliefs. This may very well be the reason why guests could so easily resonate and tap on the womanly strength, intimacy and sentimentality that pervades the house of Chanel, synonymously concuring the significance Chanel bags have for an age of burgeoning female prowess in the fashion world.
The 3.55 Handbag Stories podcast with Amanda Harlech features:
Anne Berest, writer
Laure Hériard-Dubreuil, founder of The Webster
Veronika Heilbrunner, stylist and co-founder of the site Hey woman!
Susie Lau, founder of the blog Style Bubble, journalist and writer
Tamu Mcpherson, founder of the blog All the pretty birds
Soo Joo Park, model and DJ
Pernille Teisbaek, stylist, co-founder of the Social Zoo agency and writer
Stella Tennant, model
Fil Xiaobai, stylist
Margaret Zhang, photographer, director, stylist and writer
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