Food For Thought…

Nicki Minaj Chanel for Dazed and ConfusedWhile everyone seems to be tripping over themselves to voice their opinion on Nicki Minaj and her demure transformation for the new issue of Dazed & Confused, I was more delighted and mesmerised by one of the shots that doesn’t feature the rapper but a stack of very beige looking baloney and mayonnaise sandwiches stuffed inside a pink tweed Chanel handbag that costs £2700…

While some people might find the concept irreverent and shocking, I might be a tad desensitized to it seeing as I’ve witnessed a friend of mine carrying a can of baked beans in her classic quilted Chanel bag – all very Chanel couture SS14. But surly a Chanel handbag being used as a replacement for a paper bag is just as provocative as a hip hop vixen transforming into a refined first lady? At least I think so…

Nicki Minaj Chanel for Dazed and Confused

Nicki Minaj Chanel for Dazed and Confused

Nicki Minaj Chanel for Dazed and Confused

Nicki Minaj Chanel for Dazed and Confused

Nicki Minaj Chanel for Dazed and Confused

1 Comment

  1. September 12, 2014 / 10:51 am

    Loved this editorial, especially using Nicki Minaj and the housewife aesthetic. Why not put your sandwiches in a Chanel bag? Sure you have to respect the product and it’s craftsmanship, but ultimately a bag is just a vessel.

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