The New Face Of Chanel: Cat Power



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News from Paris concerning our friend and part-time New York resident by way of Georgia ChanCat PowerMarshall: She’s been tapped to be the new face of Chanel’s jewelry. Karl Lagerfeld explains:

“I saw her in New York in front of the Mercer Hotel and she was smoking and I said, ‘Only a woman — she — can look glamorous while smoking.’”

Makes sense, considering she burned through a full pack, minimum, during her set at Irving Plaza a few weeks ago — one that ended with Marshall on all fours singing a sultry, impromptu karaoke version of Gnarls Barkley‘s “Crazy” because she had run past curfew and the club had cut the band off and flipped on the house music.

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