4 P.M. Fashion Fix: The Chanel Coat That Took 3,000 Hours to Make

Ever wondered how much work goes into a couture collection? Allow the Kaiser himself to explain.

Along with all the hand beading, stitching, and hemming from the world's most advanced couturières, an unfathomable amount of hours go into each individual piece. A sleeveless floor-length coat from Chanel's most recent couture show took 3,000 hours to construct; that's 125 days, just to put that into perspective! 

Watch as Lagerfeld explains bits and pieces of his couture collection and why people continue to pay thousands upon thousands of dollars on it every season. 

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