Deauville, the Normandy hotel and Chanel-related wishful thinking

After getting our feet in the sand and our window-shopping session in my previous post, here is the second part on my day trip to Deauville. Have you seen this short movie directed by Karl Lagerfeld with Keira Knightley as Coco Chanel opening her store in Deauville 100 years ago? The boutique was actually housed…

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…

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…

Chanel N°5: an exhibition for a myth in Paris

Today is the last day to catch the Chanel N°5 exhibition, which I highly recommend you do! We’ve all marveled at the ads for this perfume. On top of making us dream, N°5 is the best-selling fragrance in the world and probably the most famous as well. The exhibition takes place at the Palais de…