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1939 CLOSING OF THE COUTURE HOUSE

During World War II, CHANEL closes its Couture House. Of the five rue Cambon buildings, only the \u002231\u0022 boutique remained open, where perfumes and accessories continued to be sold.

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American soldiers lining up in front of the boutique at 31 rue Cambon to purchase the N°5 perfume, 1945

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