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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

un chapeau

a hat

Coco Chanel a commencé sa carrière en faisant des chapeaux.
Coco Chanel began her career making hats.

Regardez. For this Friday’s video, we thought we’d go for something completely different than the cartoons we’ve had the past few weeks. Below is the trailer for the French film Coco Avant Chanel, which takes a look at the life of the influential 20th century fashion designer. Accompanied by English subtitles, the film provides a great way to learn some French while enjoying learning something of the history of this iconic figure in the fashion world.