MATERIAL CULTURE AT WORK

These videos by Chanel help one to understand the particular craft of haute couture, its labor-intensiveness, the hours that go into making a single garment, the specialness of the materials that go into each piece, and illustrate the sewing knowledge of the petites mains who produce these garments. In removing the machine from the production of the clothing, we have a much more intimate exchange with the clothing.

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MATERIAL CULTURE AT WORK

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