Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 2

Spring-summer 2008 collection inspired by artist Richard Prince After visiting the first part of the exhibition, let’s now enter the wonderful world of Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton. 15 years ago, Marc Jacobs became the artistic director of the brand established in 1854. The house of Louis Vuitton had absolutely no experience in fashion at … Continue reading Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 2

Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 1

The Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition was a highlight of my Parisian trip a couple of weeks ago. Taking place in one of my favorite museums, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, it is on show until mid-September. The first level explains the creation of the Louis Vuitton house with historical detail, how the brand became … Continue reading Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 1

Visiting the Musée des Arts Décoratifs: design and toys in Paris

Are you passionate about design, fashion and jewelry? Is your inner child urging to reveal itself? Then the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is a must for you. Located in the Louvre’s western wing, the Arts Déco, as Parisians call it, is not as famous as its grand cousin. Yet this institution is highly … Continue reading Visiting the Musée des Arts Décoratifs: design and toys in Paris

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