Stumbling upon Chanel

It was like fate, flicking through the channels, I find Chanel. I’ve hadn’t heard of Signe Chanel, a 2005 documentary follows the Chanel Haute Couture Collection Fall 04/5 from conception to Catwalk. But I sat there for half an hour mesmerised. I never really think too much about the work that goes behind each and every garment, so this was a fabulous insight into what goes on behind the scenes at one of the world’s finest ateliers. Not to mention Mr Lagerfeld. I’m so in awe of him it’s ridiculous. I hope I never meet him as I would be totally lost for words and I would fall at his feet (probably)!

Chanel Haute Couture Fall 04

Below is the episode I caught, Anticipation. The second video starts with beaucoup de Karl 🙂

I’m off to find out where I can buy the DVD….not available on Amazon but this is:


* Source Amazon, Elle

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Reena Rai

Reena Rai is a 30-something London-based fashion, travel and lifestyle blogger. She has been blogging for 10 years (!), previously at fashiondaydreams.com before launching her self-titled blog.

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14 Comments

  1. THE HOUSE OF STYLE
    January 9, 2009 / 12:46 am

    Karl is such an interesting character.I like that sheer long piece in the last image! thats so fabulous.muah xmarian

  2. giggleness
    January 9, 2009 / 6:00 am

    some of those outfits are too stunning for words.

  3. Danz
    January 9, 2009 / 6:18 am

    Beautiful collection – the 4th look is my fave. I will always love Chanel.

  4. Kira Fashion
    January 9, 2009 / 1:31 pm

    Chanel, always so classic and always so perfect!Who don´t love?I do!

  5. atelier
    January 9, 2009 / 2:52 pm

    Karl is doing pretty bad lately, he is everywhere! and HC it is supposed to be about exclusivity…

  6. yiqin;
    January 9, 2009 / 5:00 pm

    THE EYE MAKEUP!! OK I AM OFF TO WATCH THOSE VIDS NOW

  7. issa
    January 9, 2009 / 6:08 pm

    one day something chanel will be mine!

  8. Fashion Addict
    January 9, 2009 / 10:56 pm

    Yes, I would totally be at a loss for words if I ever met Karl!

  9. Romeika
    January 10, 2009 / 11:17 am

    I really like the 5th look, love the silhouette.

  10. Sharon Rose
    January 10, 2009 / 1:14 pm

    Hi there-hope you find the DVD!! have a lovely weekend!

  11. Meg
    January 10, 2009 / 10:02 pm

    What an interesting documentary!

  12. Juliet
    January 11, 2009 / 12:37 am

    So interesting and gorgeous!juliet xxx

  13. Winnie
    January 11, 2009 / 3:57 pm

    I adore the 4th photo, so chic.

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