Topics :: Paris
Thursday Dec 6, 2012
Karl Lagerfeld, the creative director of luxury Paris brand Chanel, ensured a major coup for Scotland this winter by choosing a ruined palace in West Lothian as the dramatic backdrop for the brand’s most spectacular and extravagant fashion show.
By SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Tuesday Dec 4, 2012
Young downtown designer Alexander Wang is taking over the creative direction of storied Paris fashion label Balenciaga, likely bringing his cool-girl, sporty look to a house made famous by its founder for graceful, fluid lines.
Saturday Nov 24, 2012
To celebrate the 2012 holiday season, two Parisian hotels celebrate the best of international festive traditions.
Monday Oct 22, 2012
A recent show house in Paris was initiated by AD Intérieurs’s query to thirteen interior designers to interpret the theme "journeys of the imagination."
By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday Oct 10, 2012
The gay mayor of Paris visited San Francisco last week and signed an updated sister city agreement, visited the headquarters of Twitter, and went to the Castro.
By THOMAS ADAMSON | Wednesday Oct 3, 2012
The anticipation around the Belgian’s ready-to-wear debut at Dior was palpable: Crowds spilled into the all-white edifice at the Hotel des Invalides and actor Robert de Niro, director Luc Besson and designer Diane Von Furstenberg lined the front row.
By THOMAS ADAMSON | Monday Oct 1, 2012
Coco Chanel once said: "The most courageous act is still to think for yourself." London-based Vivienne Westwood led the crowd, celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, but travelling - as she did - via Japan, Russia, Spain and Africa.
By Mark Thompson | Monday Oct 1, 2012
Located just off rue de Rivoli on a pedestrian stretch of rue St. Martin in le Marais, Benoit Matray’s restaurant still exudes the same seductive charms that made his Lyons-style restaurant such a neighborhood favorite during his lifetime.
Friday Aug 10, 2012
In 2011, a new classification system for hotels in France was established, announcing eight hotels in France who were given a new rank of "Palace," distinguishing the very best among five-star hotels.
Thursday Aug 9, 2012
Ideally located in the centre of Paris inside Le Meurice, a Dorchester Collection hotel, Spa Valmont reopens in September 2012 after a revitalising four-month interlude.