Driving through London with ELLE's Kate Lanphear, we started to giggle. "Look at those funny lampposts," we said. "They have crazy embellishments on the sides that look just like the Chanel logo! I can't believe there won't be a lawsuit for copyright infringement." "Actually," answered Kate in her breezy, all-knowing way,"Those are the Chanel logos. Coco Chanel had an affair with The Duke of Westminster, and he was so in love with her, he had the entire city branded with her logo." "No way!" we said, as the Harvey Nichols windows whipped past us. The car stopped at a traffic light, and Kate's London driver turned back. "That's true, Miss," he said in a cockney accent. "Completely true." A photo at left, and also: Apparently, the Duke of Westminster also inspired Chanel to create her famous tweed suits after a visit to Scotland...
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