At just 34, Olivia Douchez is remarkably young to be responsible for a team of 40-plus petites mains - the seamstresses who bring to life the bespoke designs conceived by Chanel's creative director Karl Lagerfeld. Particularly considering this is the venerable world of haute couture.
But Douchez knew from a very young age that she wanted to work in fashion, and her passion for the techniques of garment-making saw her embark on professional training aged 15. After 10 years at Givenchy, she
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