Behind the scenes at Chanel couture

By the time models glided down the runway at the Chanel couture show on Tuesday, they were pictures of poise and precision.

Backstage, they didn’t look too terrible either. But the crystal-strewn garments and gravity-defying hair arrangements were the result of intensive styling by an army of Chanel-ites, as this exclusive video from the fittings shows.

Other things we learned from Chanel’s behind-the-couture video include:

  • Karl Lagerfeld has a Karl Lagerfeld iPhone case. Look out for his distinctive silhouette on a white iPhone case, visible when he’s snapping phone-cam looks of the models.

  • The hairpieces are comprised of two separate components. Stylists started by affixing a sweep of feathers to the side of the models’ ‘dos, then fastened a sequinned panel or camellia on top.

What other wonders can you spot? Watch the video and let us know...

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