French Connection

[an error occurred while processing this directive] Fashionistas are still gushing and cooing over Chanel Ginza — the French fashion house's brand-new showcase in the heart of Tokyo's ritziest shopping district. But what truly sets this building apart, besides the bold, Peter Marino design, is its 10th-story penthouse, the newest home of restaurateur Alain Ducasse, pictured above with his team of chefs. The youngest person ever to be awarded three Michelin stars — and the only one of his generation to receive the same accolade for two restaurants at the same time — Ducasse was handpicked by Chanel Japan president Richard Collasse to create "a...

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