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The amazing, amazing Chanel show took place last week and rendered many people somewhat speechless (or was that just me?) upon seeing the enormous set at the Grand Palais and the overwhelmingly gorgeous clothes.

Models took a stroll down a recreated 31 Rue Cambon in ruffles and tiered skirts, mucho lace, crisp suits and two-tone pantyhose, but it was the bags which had the crowd giggling, whispering and getting excited...

Leather totes were fashioned after the classic Chanel shopping carrier - and you just know this is going to be the hottest (not to mention, hardest) item to get your hands on come spring!

[Images: Francois Guillot and Tony Barson for Coutorture]