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RSS Video: Seat gets silly with the frilly, shows car made of lace

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Filed under: Budget, Videos, Hatchback, SEAT, UK, Design/Style

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European hatchbacks tend to be as much about style as they are about substance. For proof, look no further to the fashion collaborations that have given us the Fiat 500 Gucci edition, the Citroën DS3 by Yves Saint Laurent and a seemingly endless stream of one-off Minis done up by various fashion designers for charity. Even the pint-sized Mii - Seat's version of the Volkswagen Up! - has bred a special edition by Spanish clothing label Mango. But the example you see here takes the idea even further.

This particular Seat has been constructed entirely out of lace. That's right, the same stuff they use to make lingerie and doilies. Over the course of three days, a team of eight artisans applied nearly 50 yards of nude-colored cotton lace (though from our happy experience, the color of "nude" can vary greatly), over 10 yards of black lace (for the wheels), another 70+ yards of jewel-embellished lace trimming and 55 pounds of resin to set it all in place.

The result is a full-scale reproduction of the diminutive city car recreated in the frilly stuff, all to celebrate the arrival of the Seat Mii by Mango on the British market.

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