Drawing from the rich palette and geometric patterns beloved by the ancient Egyptians, individual feathers were dyed turquoise, red, navy and black and gold, before they were hand cut and assembled line-by-line on the finest black organza. The studied technique took over 1000 hours to complete before the CHANEL couturiers fashioned the work of art into this eye-catching silhouette.
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Friends of the House Penélope Cruz, Marion Cotillard, Gwei Lun-Mei, Valerie Pachner, Virginie Ledoyen, Gaspard Ulliel, Tilda Swinton, Margot Robbie, Sasha Luss, Honor Swinton Byrne and Soo Joo Park stepped out on the red carpet wearing CHANEL as the 72nd Cannes Film Festival drew to a close.
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