It seems you only have to blink before Netflix introduces yet another binge worthy show or movie. After an undeniable hit parade in 2018, the streaming giant has expanded their documentary category with a new series, 7 Days Out. The hotly anticipated documentary series covers the people and preparations involved a week before events like the Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the Kentucky Derby, the NASA Cassini mission and more.
Curtesy of Karl Largerfeld
In its inaugural episode, director Andrew Rossi, (who was notably the mastermind behind The First Monday in May, a behind-the-scenes look at the annual Met Gala’s China Through the Looking Glass exhibition) explores the painstaking road to perfection trodden by the the Chanel House and it’s esteemed team; a host of visionaries in fashion, space and visuals.
Focusing on the final preparations before Chanel’s Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2018 show held on January 23 viewers are given an inside look into the moments in Chanel’s studio, the preparation process, the main event and the mind of legendary creative director, Karl Lagerfeld, one week prior to the presentation of 68 look collection.
Chanel Ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2018, Grand Palais, Paris
Capturing seven days in the fashion fast lane of the visionary, Lagerfeld forgos his famed theatrics elaborate stage constructions that normally fill the Grand Palais for Chanel’s shows, instead constructing a palatial French garden party, the debut of 2018’s couture bride, Adut Akech Bior - the second black bride in Chanel history after Alek Wek. A truly iconic moment in fashion history.
This episode joins other Netflix fashion documentaries in eluding Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards and Dries.
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