You know when you occasionally find out facts that totally blow your mind? This, for me, is one of them.
Here’s what happened: I was walking through Marylebone, in the London borough of Westminster, with my friend (who’s into fashiony things) and she pointed out a nearby lamppost to me. She told me that on all the lampposts in the area, you could see the famous crossed letter ‘c’, the logo of Chanel…… Although I see a LOT of lampposts every day, somehow I had never found myself examining their inscriptions. Here’s the story behind the maybe-urban-myth: