From 31 Rue Cambon Magazine to Designer Coins

 - Nov 18, 2009
Famed fashion house Chanel has inspired and been inspired by just about every avenue of design. Chanel creations have ranged from the fantastical and opulent to ironic, semi-absurd concepts that use the Chanel name and logo to garner attention.

Some of the most intriguing Chanel creations come in fashion form, like the lightbulb- and gun-heeled shoes or the $260,000 bag, but this fashion house’s empire extends far beyond the chic streets of Paris. Click through the gallery to take a look at these innovative Chanel creations.