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…

A fashion retrospective of the 1990s and 2000s in Paris part 2: Lanvin, Chanel, Dior & Co.

After walking you through the first part of the exhibition on 1990s-2000s fashion currently taking place in Paris, let’s now visit the rest of the retrospective. What’s on the program? Hussein Chalayan, Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, John Galliano, Chanel, Lanvin and Balenciaga. Only the best! Hussein Chalayan is renowned for his sense of innovation.…

More on Christian Dior’s ball and his childhood home

In my previous post I shared with you my pictures of the Christian Dior ball gowns on show at the designer’s childhood home. But there is more to the exhibition than dreamy dresses. The Christian Dior museum gives a glimpse into the past when balls were popular social events with accessories dating from the 19th…

You are invited to Monsieur Christian Dior’s ball

Have you ever pictured yourself attending a lavish ball with women dressed in the most elaborate gowns? I was brought one step closer to this dream in the childhood home of Christian Dior. More than 50 haute-couture ball gowns are on show there until the end of the month, with designs by Christian Dior from…