e are many who hate the upcoming “Hallmark Holiday” for its forced expression of love every February 14 but although it’s difficult to pinpoint when the celebration of love day began we do know that it was way before Hallmark was in business. It may have begun in Ancient Rome—now that’s old. The day is quite a mystery and has been the subject of much speculation but it’s become an opportunity to express feelings of love.
Since 2003 Chanel’s Métier D’Arts fashion shows celebrated the extraordinary artisan houses that painstakingly work on the components that go into a Chanel piece. Each of the 7 specialties drill down on a particular aspect of the final garment or accessory —embroidery, millinery, boot-making, to name a few