A week before the show, the House of Chanel is working flat out. The bridal gown has gone to Lesage's to be...A week before the show, the House of Chanel is working flat out. The bridal gown has gone to Lesage's to be embroidered. The seamstresses and their assistants are working day and night, and tempers are beginning to fray. The final two days are even more frenetic, as the collection is accessorized with bags, jewelry and so on in the studio and the workroom staff add endless finishing touches. The atmosphere is increasingly strained, as everyone wonders whether the collection will be ready in time.