Chanel Opens Seasonal Boutique in Saint-Tropez With Poolside Shopping – The Hollywood Reporter

Chanel has a new (temporary) home in Saint-Tropez.

The French Maison opened a seasonal boutique in the seaside town, tailor-made for well-heeled tourists and shoppers in need of a Chanel fix for days on the beach, nights on the town or a quick trip up the steps of the Palais during the Cannes Film Festival.

The Chanel pop-up, a staple in Saint-Tropez for more than a decade, once again takes over La Mistralée, a private mansion and former hotel. Per Chanel, the different rooms of the boutique are designed to evoke “the private sphere of Gabrielle Chanel,” while also blending well with the aesthetics of Chanel, accomplished through “the beige tones of the Roman opus travertine floor highlight the pinky-beige walls and the touches of black and white.”

Keeping it truly in the family, in the double salon, a fawn velvet banquette is said to be inspired by the sofa

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We Tried Robomart’s Mobile Pharmacy. Here’s How It Went.

As Amazon Fresh and Instacart race to deliver groceries to your front door, a new kind of shopping experience has quietly joined the market.

Enter Robomart’s small fleet of Mercedes vans stocked like convenience stores and guaranteed to show up at your house in under 10 minutes.

In West Hollywood, residents who run out of toilet paper or laundry detergent can pay $2 to hail the miniature stores straight to their home addresses. The pharmacy van’s sliding doors open to reveal rows of paper products and over the counter medicine. There’s also a snack car stocked with cold soda and candy.

“Who’s our target demographic?” said Ali Ahmed, founder and CEO of Robomart. “It’s pretty much everyone.”

The Santa Monica-based company pitches the car as a robot, but that might depend on how you define “automated.” Vans are navigated by drivers who are trained to keep the tinted windows rolled

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Reality show Love Island dumps fast fashion sponsor for Ebay

The islanders’ shared preloved wardrobe will be curated by celebrity stylist Amy Bannerman, whose clients include singer Dua Lipa, actress Sophie Turner, and hairdresser and television host Jonathan Van Ness. New research from Ebay reveals 20 per cent of UK consumers buy more secondhand clothing now than they did two years ago, and 16 per cent of their wardrobes are now secondhand. This skews to 22 per cent in the 18-34 age range, also Love Island’s target audience.

“It’s an unbelievably big step for the show to partner with Ebay,” says Staniland. “That will have a massive impact on reducing the stigma of secondhand clothing, especially since the fast fashion consumer overlaps so much with the Love Island viewer.”

Former Love Island contestant Brett Staniland at a protest outside Pretty Little Thing’s February fashion show. Fellow alumna Molly-Mae Hague is the brand’s creative director.

Photo: Holly Falconer

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