First it was New York and then Monte Carlo. Miami and then Moscow. And last night, Venice. (We are talking Venice, Italy, not Venice, California.) Karl took each one of these trips as everything else in his life, with great connoisseurship and grandeur, going deep into the theme and each time merging the Chanel spirit with the local flavor. The production value was always outrageous — even more so in these economic times. Venice had a lot to offer for Karl’s appetite.