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The Making Of A Chanel Couture Gown (VIDEO)

Huffington Post via New York Magazine   First Posted: 08/10/2009 5:12 am Updated: 05/25/2011 1:35 pm

Producing haute couture clothing is a labor-intensive task from the beginning sketch to the final gown. Chanel documented one dress's creation, filming two seamstresses' flawless stitching, pining and piping and the individual sewing of each sequin. Everything is done by hand and the entire outfit takes days to complete.

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