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Exclusive: Model Soo Joo Park spills on what’s in her Chanel backpack

Exchanging handbag stories

Exclusive: Model Soo Joo Park spills on what’s in her Chanel backpack
Interviewed by Amanda Harlech, Soo Joo Park talks about her relationship with Chanel, by way of handbags

In Chanel's latest series of podcasts, the 3.55 Handbag Stories, Amanda Harlech, who describes herself as not really having a job description 'but Karl Lagerfeld calls me his outside pair of eyes'. Karl's muse since 1997, Harlech invites Soo Joo Park over to Gabrielle Chanel's apartment on 31 rue Cambon (where Karl recently shot Kaia Gerber for the Spring Summer 2018 Handbag campaign) to talk about her relationship with the brand.

 

Park's Chanel bag of choice for this podcast, is her quilted calfskin backpack, which she wears on an almost daily basis. "You really see the personality of somebody in the condition of their bag....and the size of the bag too, because if you're a minimalist you're able to fit your entire life into a mini, little clutch," says Park.

 

When quizzed on the contents in her bag, Park produces a clementine (her favourite fruit), her passport, and even a black permanent marker, which she has used to tag another Chanel bag she owns (something she picked up from her friend, G-Dragon, who does the same to his Chanel bags).

 

Listen to the full tête-à-tête below:

 

Text: Jaymie Ho

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