PARIS, according to lore and legend, is a city predominantly inhabited by elegant women, chic cafes and famous faces.
Visitors, of course, find the reality more down-to-earth. The French capital can sometimes seem more heavily touristed, surly and less sartorially obsessed than they might have anticipated.
But Chanel, the fashion house that is perhaps the most synonymous with Paris's reputation for glamour, is determined to keep the Paris dream alive.
On Tuesday, it pulled out all the stops as...