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German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, flanked by British model Cara Delevingne, acknowledges the audience at the end of Chanel 2014/2015 Autumn/Winter ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on March 4, 2014 at the Grand Palais in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK        (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)
German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, flanked by British model Cara Delevingne, acknowledges the audience at the end of Chanel 2014/2015 Autumn/Winter ready-to-wear collection fashion show, on March 4, 2014 at the Grand Palais in Paris.  AFP PHOTO / PATRICK KOVARIK        (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

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Why is high fashion so expensive?

Fashion expert Colin McDowell explains why certain garments, particularly those crafted by a team of couturiers, simply have to carry a hefty price tag.

Why is high fashion so expensive?

Fashion expert Colin McDowell explains why certain garments, particularly those crafted by a team of couturiers, simply have to carry a hefty price tag.