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First Look: Kristen Stewart Stars as Coco Chanel

Courtesy of Chanel/Olivier Saillant
Kristen Stewart as an actress playing Coco Chanel

Well, technically, she stars as an actress playing the late designer in Karl Lagerfeld's new short film.

With just a little over a week until Karl Lagerfeld presents Chanel's Metiers d'Art show on Dec. 1 in Rome, where he'll premiere his short film starring Kristen Stewart as an actress playing the part of Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, the French fashion house has unveiled some behind-the-scenes footage from the flick.

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Titled Once and Forever, the movie features Stewart and Geraldine Chaplin co-starring as actresses preparing to appear in a film as Chanel at different ages. This marks the fourth time Chaplin has embodied Chanel in the designer's films. Color us impressed.

As for Stewart, Lagerfeld says of his longtime muse, "She can look like Chanel, and I wanted to show Chanel through all the decades of her life and the comeback in the 1950s."

Catch Stewart dressed as the late designer in the teasers below.

 

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