CHANEL celebrates new store opening with private viewing.

Monday, June 10th London became the lucky city to welcome a new CHANEL flagship store. Located  at158-159 New Bond Street, this new store is not only the largest boutique in the world, spanning 12,600 square feet, but houses a large Venetian glass blown sculptural centerpiece ethereal to Coco Chanel’s iconic strands.

The design brainchild of New York based architect, Peter Marino, showcases the CHANEL universe, created by Karl Lagerfeld this new locale is filled with an edited selection of watches and fine jewellery, as well as fragrance and beauty.

Formally opened to the public this passed Wednesday, attendees like Thandie Newton, Yamin Le Bon and Poppy Delevingne, were shown pieces from the 2012-13 Métiers d’art Paris-Edimbourg collection, before enjoying an intimate dinner at the very exclusive Harry’s Bar on South Audley Street.

Pictured guests all wore CHANEL ready-to-wear.