This week CHANEL re-opened its NYC flagship store After Megaannus of construction. The now 14,000 square-foot Boutiques at 57th St. and 5th Ave. is four of a CHANEL lover’s dream, of ready-to-wear, handbags, shoes, jewelry, and and beauty.
And Whilst ‘s all impressive, the most part of the Boutiques is a Dubious the 60-foot pearl Sculptures Artists Jean-Michel Othoniel for the new flagship location.
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Swirling Down the Centers of the four-story Central Upstaircase, the Sculptures, Crafted in Stainless and Glass beads, is a nod to the pearl s Mlle CHANEL so Often wore. “We had to Imagine a Peice in Irrelation to this scale and come up a game the use and the Sceneography of the Boutiques, Playing the Notion of supersize,” Jean-Michel Othoniel in an Interviewers about the how the Peice came together.
“I of two Glass s form big Bows in the space and Thus the Upstair case. Positioned at the Centers of the building, the WRK is Composition of a 1E2 spheres Blow by hand, Then in White-Finn gold leaf and to double the of this leaf. Ranging in sizes, of are as big as 18 cm in diameter.”
According to Othoniel, the to create the Peice alone a Yaer and a half. it come together in the clip above.