People practise social distancing as they queue to enter the Chanel boutique at a department store in Seoul on Wednesday ahead of price rises on some bags and leather goods. Photo: Reuters People practise social distancing as they queue to enter the Chanel boutique at a department store in Seoul on Wednesday ahead of price rises on some bags and leather goods. Photo: Reuters
People practise social distancing as they queue to enter the Chanel boutique at a department store in Seoul on Wednesday ahead of price rises on some bags and leather goods. Photo: Reuters

Chanel raising handbag prices; shoppers in South Korea, China, queue from dawn to buy before increases kick in

  • Shoppers begin forming a line outside a Seoul department store at 5am to buy Chanel bags before price rises already imposed in France apply to stores in Korea
  • ‘We’ve agonised whether to buy or not … We decided to buy now,’ say mother and future son-in-law buying bag as gift for daughter’s wedding, postponed to 2021

Topic |   Chanel
People practise social distancing as they queue to enter the Chanel boutique at a department store in Seoul on Wednesday ahead of price rises on some bags and leather goods. Photo: Reuters People practise social distancing as they queue to enter the Chanel boutique at a department store in Seoul on Wednesday ahead of price rises on some bags and leather goods. Photo: Reuters
People practise social distancing as they queue to enter the Chanel boutique at a department store in Seoul on Wednesday ahead of price rises on some bags and leather goods. Photo: Reuters
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