• Image in Musée Arts décoratifs entry for Christian Dior Couturier du rêve until January 7, 2018
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    Dior-Designer of Dreams at Arts Décoratifs

    The Musée des Arts Décoratifs celebrates the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior until January 7, 2018 in a lavish and comprehensive exhibition, Christian Dior, Designer of Dreams (Couturier du Rêve). Whether or not you are a fashionista, if you love history, fashion (retro and future), fabric, intricate beading, art, interiors, photography, etc. this is a rich exhibit that I can recommend. The Dior Héritage collection and works of art are on loan from museums in France, United States and England. Most of the works featured in exhibit are from the Dior Héritage collection and the first time they are shown in Paris.

  • Life in Paris & France,  Museum exhibitions

    Pierre Cardin’s Permanent Paris Museum

    Pierre Cardin goes to his studio everyday, continues working with his stylists and leaves a notebook next to his bed to make notes and drawings.... In 2014 the fashion designer told his closest assistant and former apprentice, Renée Taponier, that just in case no one pays homage to his legacy of work after he passes on, he might as well do it himself. He opened a museum on rue Saint Merri. What a collection! This visit opened a new world for me about someone who I thought just designed men's suits and the Beatles collarless jackets. Ingenuity and a view to the future with no pang of nostalgia are alive…

  • Valentino pre-show invitees, Tuileries Ephémère, Paris
    Events and Trade Shows,  Museum exhibitions,  Photography-Art

    Paris Fashion Week Different Views

    When you live in Paris, it seems that every couple of months they are speaking about "Fashion Week". The three reasons for this are: Haute Couture, Ready to Wear and Men’s Fashions. Two more reasons are Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter.Paris Fashion Week happens so often need to keep up with the schedule from Mode à Paris (Fédération Française de la Couture du Prêt-à-Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode). Find out when and how ...The Mode à Paris calendar drops hints....

  • Paris Christmas Ferris Wheel
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    Paris Christmas Events

    The following list will help you enjoy Christmas events in and around Paris beginning in November: Concorde, Tuileries Ferris Wheel Place de la Concorde Ice Skating: Parvis de l’Hôtel de Ville (plaza in front of city hall) Christmas windows Nativity Scenes Saint-Vincent de Paul church – close to the gare du Nord 5, rue de Belzunce 75010 PARIS December 18, 2010 to January 6, 2011 Eglise Saint-Georges-de-la-Villette 112, avenue Simon-Bolivar 75019 Paris Metro: Bolivar Basilique du Sacré-Coeur, Montmartre December 2010 Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral, Paris Christmas crèche at the Notre-Dame de Lorette church Eglise Notre-Dame de Lorette 18bis, rue de Châteaudun 75009 PARIS Metro: Notre-Dame de Lorette Notre-Dame du Perpétuel…