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PARIS — Chanel has responded to online controversy about its advent calendar after being mocked by influencers over the contents of the limited-edition box, resulting in a flood of negative comments on social media in the run-up to its annual Métiers d’Art runway show, due to take place on Tuesday.
Bruno Pavlovsky, president of fashion and president of Chanel SAS, said the French luxury house produced the calendar as part of this year’s celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Chanel No.5 perfume, and it did not expect the negative feedback.
“This controversy is a bit of a shame because it was not what Chanel intended. Chanel thought it would please some of its customers by offering this type of product. Evidently, we see that you have to be careful and therefore, in future, we will certainly be much more cautious,” Pavlovsky told WWD on Monday.
Asked whether this was the first time that Chanel produced an advent calendar, the executive said: “No, I don’t think so, but it wasn’t necessarily for sale.” He added that the 2021 calendar was produced in a very limited run, which was totally sold out.
A spokesman confirmed it was the first time Chanel had offered a calendar for
The hype around “House of Gucci” is trickling over to shopping.
The Ridley Scott-directed film, which depicts a dramatization of the Gucci family, has caused a spike in searches related to the fashion house and its iconic items. According to data from ShopStyle, a digital shopping platform, searches for “Gucci” have increased 31 percent on the platform since the film’s release over Thanksgiving weekend.
The shopping platform has also seen large increases in searches for some of Gucci’s well-known pieces and styles, such as “Gucci Belt” (up 73 percent), “Gucci Handbags” (up 67 percent) and “Gucci Loafers” (up 50 percent).
ShopStyle also saw a spike in searches related to the costumes in “House of Gucci,” such as for “pinstripe suits,” which increased by 67 percent. The search relates to the many pinstripe suits worn by actors Adam Driver, Al Pacino, Jared Leto and others in the film as they took on their roles as members of the Gucci family. The actors’ suits were not Gucci, but custom designed by Ermenegildo Zegna.
Other searches related to the film’s costumes include “Polka Dot Dress” — up 25 percent — which references a brown and white polka dot dress worn by Lady Gaga in the film when