The Chanel Bagel Bag Everyone’s Talking About Isn’t Actually Chanel


chanel bagel bag chloe wise Chloe Wise

Earlier this week, a flurry of fashion sites extolled the kitschy genius of a previously unseen Chanel bag shaped like a bagel and cream cheese. While some assumed it was a holdover from the brand’s supermarket-themed fashion show last season, others (like this writer) didn’t care about its origins and just wanted to own it. Immediately. At any cost. Alas, we all clearly caught in the throes of a white flour hallucination, because it turns out the bagel bag isn’t Chanel at all.

According to Glamour, the bag is the creation of Canadian artist Chloe Wise, whose work is notably tongue-in-cheek. Wise loaned the bag to hipster actress India Menuez, who wore it to a Chanel No. 5 event in New York earlier this week.

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Apparently, Menuez had modeled the bag for Wise in a fake advertisement that accompanied the sculpture when it was shown in a gallery. “When India told…

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