Keira Knightley stars in Chanel short film

Unveiled in Singapore last night

This afternoon Karl Lagerfeld will unveil the Chanel cruise 2013-14 collection at a catwalk show in Singapore. Last night, ahead of the big reveal, he debuted ‘Once Upon A Time...’ a short film about Gabrielle Chanel starring Keira Knightley.

The 15 minute black and white film is set in Deauville, France and tells the story of Chanel’s beginnings in fashion, and while Keira, who plays Coco, is the star of the show, the film is a veritable who’s who of Chanel fans; Stella Tennant, Clotilde Hesme, Lindsey Wixon, Amanda Harlech and Saskia de Brauw all make appearances.

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So is the film a teaser of what we’ll see on the runway this afternoon? Only Karl can say. But stay tuned – we’ll bring you all the news from Singapore as it happens. And in the meantime you can watch the film below...

See Keira Knightley wearing her Chanel wedding dress...

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