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April 19, 2015 By Andy Ross

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The making of Chanel tweed

One of the iconic looks of Chanel comes from the fabrics that the house uses, including tweeds made by hand by Maison Lesage

Have a look at the video on this page to see the fabrics being made. It takes time and patience and a creative eye to use materials like plastic, wool, cotton and strips of old textiles to make one of the most desirable fabrics in the world, and the end result is worth every penny, I'd say!

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