Coco Chanel’s apartment in Paris – now used for shoots and meetings – is a jewel of a place. I heard a short piece on NPR in the car this morning on the apartment and I couldn’t wait to get home and have a look at it. It’s opulent and intimate and so very golden. Odile Babin, a Chanel archivist was interviewed and she mentioned lining a silver box in gold so that only the owner of the box knew the more precious metal was inside. Chanel called it ‘invisible perfection’. Fascinatingly she didn’t sleep here – each night she’d take herself off to the Ritz (a 5 minute walk) and each morning she’d return to her home – to work.