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Supermodel Claudia Schiffer certainly has a taste for grandeur.  To store the valuable designer goods accumulated over her modeling carer of two decades, she has converted a helicopter hanger into a wardrobe.

The German supermodel has transformed the huge warehouse beside her Suffolk home into a climate-controlled closet for her expensive couture in order to preserve the fabrics and categorize the sections by designer.

The 38-year-old model had to create the the enormous wardrobe when her husband, film director Matthew Vaughn, asked her to clear-out the excessive clothes from their home. The Daily Mail reported that Schiffer did not want to give anything away since she someday wants to pass the collection on to her four-year-old daughter, Clementine.

She stated, “I’ve kept all my clothes. I have a hangar that is normally made for helicopters and I’ve got all my clothes in there. The heli-hangar was Matthew’s idea. I have so many closets filled with Chanel in there that it’s like a Chanel boutique.”

Amidst the mind boggling selection of coveted brands, there is a special space reserved for the Italian-lace wedding dress that was gifted to her by legendary designer Valentino when she married Vaughn.