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A.L.I.E.N v. Chanel

Is this an edgy fashion statement, a public service message (Mayor Barry, are you listening?), or a luxury brand's worst nightmare?

Perhaps all three, courtesy of urban streetwear line A.L.I.E.N (a.k.a. Galaxy Riders), who describe their crew as "an electric mix of young adults far from the norm; they are different from others and intend to remain that way."

Of course, the beanie could simply be an homage to the iconic double C's, albeit one that may leave Chanel's brand managers reaching for a glass -- wait, make that a whole bottle -- of Cristal.