Chanel Invited Actual Seamstresses To Recreate Its Workshop For A Show

Chanel Invited Actual Seamstresses To Recreate Its Workshop For A Show
Fashion & Apparel

The fashion house highlights the work and craftsmanship that goes into designing each unique garment

Laura Yan
  • 19 july 2016

Luxury fashion design house Chanel brought the studio’s atelier to its latest couture show to showcase not just the latest collection, but the fashion house’s actual seamstresses at work. Designer Karl Lagerfeld ensured that the atelier—also known as the petite mains—was accurate down to details: dummies, mirrors, rolls of fabric, pins and patterns and designs hung along the walls.

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