• Tour de France: A Visitor's Guide to the Cruise Season

    5 monthes ago - By WWD

    As the cruise season kicks off with Chanel's show at the Grand Palais on Thursday night, WWD provides a guide to the top attractions in each host city in France:
    PARIS
    Grand Palais
    In addition to hosting Karl Lagerfeld's spectacular shows, which have featured by turns a replica of the Eiffel Tower, a space rocket and a waterfall, the Grand Palais is home to temporary exhibitions such as the FIAC international art fair, and a permanent museum that stages blockbuster shows, such as the 2009 exhibition “Picasso and the Masters,” which was seen by close to 800,000 people. Currently, visitors...
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  • As Chanel Kicks Off Cruise Season, All Roads Lead to France

    5 monthes ago - By WWD

    PARIS - In recent years, the cruise season has been a springboard for European luxury houses to fan out to increasingly exotic locales, from Rio de Janeiro to Havana, Palm Springs, Dubai and Seoul. In 2018, the pendulum is swinging back closer to home, with four major brands all opting to stage their shows in France.
    As Chanel prepares to unveil its cruise collection in Paris on Thursday, to be followed later this month by Christian Dior in Chantilly, Louis Vuitton in Saint-Paul-de-Vence and Gucci in Arles, the fashion flock is gearing up for an extended stay in the home of Champagne...
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