Fashion, Shopping

Coco Chanel, a Mythic Fashion Icon ?

– Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel (1883-1971). – Fashion designer, was credited with liberating women from the constraints of the corseted silhouette. – Famous for the jersey suit, the concept of the little black dress, and the tweed suit. – In 1920, she launched her first perfume, Chanel N° 5, become one of the best-selling fragrances of […]

Avenue, Fashion, Shopping

Famous Avenues in Paris for Shopping ?

The fashion houses have been traditionally situated since the 17th century in the quarter around the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré: No. 14: Dominique Sirop No. 22: Lanvin. No. 24: Hermès, No. 59: Pierre Cardin. Now the Avenue Montaigne is considered more important than rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, stores specialising in high fashion, such as […]

Fashion, Museums

City of Paris Fashion Museum ?

– Known as the Musée Galliera. – French fashion design and costume from the 18th century to the present day. – Marie-Antoinette, Louis XVII, Josephine, Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s clothes. – The famous designers Jacques Fath, Paul Poiret, Elsa Schiaparelli, Chanel, Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier and Yves Saint Laurent. Address: […]

Address, Avenue, Fashion

Avenue Montaigne for High Fashion in Paris ?

Avenue Montaigne, in the 8th arrondisement of Paris, boasts numerous stores specialising in high fashion, such as Dior, Chanel, Valentino, Céline, Loewe, Vuitton, Inès de la Fressange and Ralph Lauren, as well as jewellers like Bulgari and other upscale establishments such as the Plaza Athénée hotel.