Chanel Haute Couture
1. Today Chanel is the oldest active dressmaking House.
2. The ateliers in Rue Cambon are named after the “head seamstresses” who preside them, so they are known as the ateliers Jacqueline, Olivia, Josette and Cécile.
3. Haute Couture models are entirely handmade.
4. They have a label on the back bearing a certificate number insuring their authenticity.
5. Each outfit is exclusive and cannot be ordered without the consent of the first person who acquired it.