13 October 2007

ciné(screen): signé chanel

Signé Chanel is a five-part series by filmmaker Loïc Prigent, documenting the evolution of Chanel’s Fall/Winter 2004-2005 collection. It is kind of a slow watch, but if you are truly interested with the history and behind the scenes stories of a chanel haute collection = brilliant. Surprisingly, there is not a lot of Karl (just enough). The series focuses more on the seamstresses that actually make the clothing, by hand of course - all having this subtle french humour and calm. I caught it on Sundance, but a wonderful person has loaded all the episodes on You Tube for you to enjoy at your own leisure. Also, if you want to check out the french site, click here.

photo cred: arte video

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