The Chaumet salons on place Vendôme

Before visiting the Louis Vuitton workshop, I had the chance to spend time in the Chaumet salons. Located on iconic place Vendôme across from the Ritz, they were exceptionally open to the public for LVMH’s Journées Particulières. The place represents the high-jewlery brand well: it is as exquisite, refined and full of history. Avant de…

The Louis Vuitton gallery at the Asnières workshops

If you love fashion and luxury, you may have heard of LVMH’s Journées Particulières. For the 3rd time last weekend, the industry leader opened its doors in France and other European countries for us to witness brands’ history and craftsmanship up close. Back in 2013, I visited the Berluti ateliers and the Christian Dior couture…

Visiting the Dior couture salons on avenue Montaigne

After visiting the Berluti workshop, I was lucky to tour the Dior salons on avenue Montaigne through LVMH’s Journées Particulières. Dior's celebrity-oriented advertisement and marketing tends to overshadow the prestige of its craftsmen and the quality of its products so it was a wonderful idea to guide us behind the scenes over a weekend. We…

The Berluti bespoke shoes workshop

LVMH’s “Journées Particulières” were a massive hit this past weekend in Paris. For the second year, the luxury group welcomed the public in its ateliers. When bookings opened a few weeks ago, invitations were gone within minutes. People without one had to queue for 5 long hours at Dior. Today I will tell you about…