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 contemporary space dedicated to food" within the store....
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