When Chanel takes inspiration from the masculine wardrobe

Inside_Chanel_chapter26_small.jpgBy reinterpreting the men's garments, Gabrielle Chanel invents a new lifestyle for women, open to confort and freedom of movement which allow the practice of sports, fishing, golf or yachting, and travelling.

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Parties and entertainment at the Palace of Versailles

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King Louis XIV gave a precept to the Dauphin as a guideline for his rule: « Entertain in order to govern ».

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The showcases Hermès at the Grand Palais

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Hermès presents the reinterpretation of eight showcases designed by Leïla Menchari, author for 32 years at home showcases Hermès, Faubourg Saint Honoré in Paris.

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Balenciaga loved the colour black

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The "Balenciaga, l’œuvre au noir" exhibition includes black Haute Couture pieces created by the Spanish fashion designer, amidst white sculptures, plasters and mouldings from the Musée Bourdelle in Paris.

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The French Savoir-Vivre by Ladurée

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Ladurée refreshes the French Savoir-Vivre, in a box at the colour of its macaroons.

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