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“This is a timeless shot. It’s inspired by a picture of Chanel when she’s in her 70s,” says Leterrier. “The suit and the shoes were done by Chanel. Coco invented these shoes, beige with a little black, because she thought they made legs look longer." It was important to Leterrier that she include as many Chanel pieces in the movie as possible, "so that the audience could recognize the Chanel style even in the early times,” she says.