Tag Archives: anti-Semitic

La mode se démode, le style jamais

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel was born on August 19, 1883. Few designers achieved the name recognition and design impact of the petite couturiere. She was born to illiterate parents – a market stall holder and a washer woman – in the … Continue reading

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Les plus grandes aventures sont intérieures

Georges Prosper Rémy, better known to millions of Tintin fans as Hergé, was born on May 22, 1907 in Belgium. His nickname is the French pronunciation of his initials, last name first, RG (air jay). In Europe, comic books, or … Continue reading

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Qui sème le vent, récolte la tempête

François Coty, born on May 3, 1874, was a complicated man. His real name was Joseph Maris François Spoturno. He was a perfume manufacturer and newspaper magnate, but also fascist and anti-Semite. He was born in Corsica and he was … Continue reading

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Trop, c’est trop

Dior CEO Sidney Toledano announced today that the fashion house was formally and immediately parting company with John Galliano in the wake of the release of a video featuring the chief designer in a drunken, anti-Semitic rant. This decision could … Continue reading

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