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Chanel S.A.

If Chanel created an airline, this is what it would look like

Wouldn't it be wonderful to fly Chanel Airlines where well-heeled passengers look like models and would ratchet up the glam factor? That's the fantasy that the Paris fashion house created last week for the rollout of its 2016 spring ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week.

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Only in Paris could that most mundane of settings -- an airport terminal-- be transformed into a chic, fashionable wonder. It all unfolded at the 19th century Grand Palais museum on the Champs-Elysees, courtesy of Chanel.

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"Guests handed over retro-style plane tickets before passing through security and...