Tag Archives: haute couture

La première

I recently watched Dior and I, a documentary about the first haute couture collection Raf Simons made as head of Dior in 2012. (Simons recently stepped down and a successor has not yet been appointed.) It was a fascinating peek … Continue reading

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Un Roman d’une garde-robe

Even though the Palais Galliera has re-opened, the hors-les-murs exhibits are continuing. When I am in Paris over Thanksgiving, I am totally going to see the exhibit Un Roman d’une garde-robe (uhn romahn doon guard rob), which means “The Novel … Continue reading

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Les doigts de pieds en éventail

I had so hoped to see the Paris Haute Couture show at the Hôtel de Ville when I was in France recently, but no luck. The exhibit doesn’t just feature 100 beautiful dresses that span 150 years of French fashion … Continue reading

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Une Parure

A few days ago, I wrote about the Haute Couture show at the Paris City Hall. In their materials on the web page, they had a list of important dates in the history of French Couture. Here is the translation … Continue reading

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En vogue

The must-see exhibit in Paris this spring is free. The Paris City Hall (Hôtel de Ville) is hosting “Paris Haute Couture” featuring the most beautiful pieces selected from the musée Galliera as well as other prestigious institutions, many of which … Continue reading

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Une archiviste de la mode

Every year, the school where I work has a career day, just like my own high school did when I was sitting on the other side of the desk. They feature all the usual suspects, but they’ve never had fashion … Continue reading

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Mannequins – Corps de la mode

The musée Galliera is holding another exhibit hors-les-murs at the ultra-modern Docks – Cité de la mode et du Design. It’s entitled Mannequins – Corps de la mode (mankan kor duh lah mowed) which means “Models – Bodies of Fashion.” … Continue reading

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