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WWD Week in Review: 05/11/2013

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Chanel Resort 2014

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Chanel Resort 2014

 

SINGAPORE — To some, this country is the quintessential millionaire’s playground: a city-state of vertigo-inducing skyscrapers, fast cars and packed nightclubs.


“A new city, in a new world,” marveled Bruno Pavlovsky, president of Chanel fashion.


The tiny island off mainland Asia is all that, but every now and then, little emblems of its colonial past — English-speaking, multiethnic neighborhoods and roads named after long-forgotten British administrators — crop up, serving as reminders that Singapore was once an eastern jewel in the British crown.

 

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