Say my name, Say my name….or actually, don’t!

Karl Lagerfeld has been quoted widely in the past, and well, sometimes his comments can be a teeny bit elitist (yet always entertaining).

Same can be said for this full page ad, which appeared in WWD recently. It’s written by the brand marketers, read: lawyers, of said label formerly designed by a woman named Coco.

From now on, we will not refer to Chanel in this space, but rather the label which shall remain nameless. Am I allowed to roll my eyes or is that an infringement of some kind as well?


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  1. July 25, 2009

    That’s quite an statement Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld is making by posting that huge ad. While I understand the importance of maintaining brand identity and control, this may be too much?

    This reminds me – Lagerfeld was recently interviewed on Fashion Television commenting on the two Coco Chanel movies screened at Cannes 2009. He was less than impressed with them calling it “mediocre.” Ouch!

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