Cartier, Le Style et L’Histoire at the Grand Palais

When speaking about a highly-respected luxury brand, we French use the word “maison”, which also means “house” or “home”. How can a company qualify for such an honor? Start with an exceptional “savoir-faire”, a unique expertise with the best ateliers and most luxurious materials. Add to this a history rich with tradition, peppered with technical…

The Little Black Dress gets its own exhibition in Paris

Along with La Mécanique des Dessous, Little Black Dress is the other fashion exhibition not to miss in Paris this summer. Curated by Vogue USA contributing editor André Leon Talley, 50 LBDs by prestigious designers highlight the versatility and elegance of the legendary garment. This exhibition was a very pleasant surprise: I loved to observe…

A history of underwear in Paris

Undergarments in all shapes and forms have taken over the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. La mécanique des dessous, une histoire indiscrète de la silhouette (The mechanisms of underwear, an inquisitive history of the figure) leads us through the fascinating history of underwear with 200 looks ranging from the 14th century to today. What…

Paris Haute Couture

Paris Haute Couture is the fashion exhibition of the moment in Paris. With the support of Swarovski, the Hôtel de Ville de Paris hosts more than 100 magnificent designs of the past century for you to see up close. Born from the wild imagination of designers, created with the best materials and endless hours of…