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«Whatever you do, do it with passion. Live passionately»

Christian Dior – Designer of Dreams Christian Dior, genius of our times « whose magical name is made of God [Dieu] and gold [or] » once said his friend Jean Cocteau, imposed his vision of fashion, which relied on a triumphal femininity. He reinvented the woman’s image, using her core nature and her sensual curves. In 2016, […]

An emotional farewell

The influential Parisian boutique Colette, also known as one of the trendiest stores in the world, has announced it will be closing in December 2017. Rumor has it that Yves Saint Laurent might be taking over this trendy spot after it is closed. This family business started in 1997, when a mother, owner of a […]

2, Place Vendôme

« Louis XIV voulait un lieu grandiose pour incarner le pouvoir absolu au cœur de Paris. » Louis XIV (LE ROI SOLEIL), makes a strong comeback at Place Vendôme in a whole different form with Louis Vuitton. The Place Vendôme, royal place surrounded by French jewelers and international symbols of luxury, has recently witnessed the […]

A new perfume experience in Paris

Perfume has been a mystery for centuries, creation and olfaction remaining enigmatic to people even though 90% of French people wear fragrances daily according to the Fragrance Foundation. In ancient civilizations, perfumes were made without alcohol or distillation, with fragrant oils and ointments, as well as « incense » which gives pleasant scents. Their ingredients were crushed, […]

Triangle d’Or

One upon a time, far away in Ancient Egypt, great funerary monuments, the pyramids, were built to bury Pharaohs and wealthy Egyptians in luxurious sarcophagus with their luxurious belongings. The great pyramids of Giza were one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Once upon a time in Paris, the capital of luxury, in the […]

Couturier du rêve

One of the most notorious fashion designers of all time opened his first shop at 30 Avenue Montaigne in Paris, 70 years ago. Few years later, he succeeded in creating and giving a unique and iconic silhouette to women. Over the past decades, six very privileged and talented artistic directors were able to follow his […]

Colette, the end of an era

Colette, the woman Insiders call her only by her first name, Colette, also known as Colette Rousseaux, is the creator of the concept store of the same name. Daughter of a fishmonger, then wholesaler of ready-to-wear clothing in the 1980s, she opened the mythical concept store 20 years ago. Her name is adulated by hyped […]

Place Vendôme

The « Saint of Saints », « high place of creation in the world » or « temple of luxury “; praises do not lack to describe the famous and prestigious Place Vendôme in Paris. The high jewelry square is greatly known across the world. This gem gathers the quintessence of jewelry and watchmaking. Nonetheless, is the history of the […]

YSL Museum

Unlike​ ​other​ ​current​ ​Luxury​ ​brands​ ​exhibitions​ ​like​ ​Dior​ ​or​ ​Hermès,​ ​Yves​ ​Saint​ ​Laurent​ ​has its​ ​own​ ​museum.​ ​Located​ ​in​ ​the​ ​heart​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Maison YSL,​ ​where “the​ ​magic​ ​happened”.​ ​Indeed,​ ​the​ ​museum​ ​is​ ​located​ ​in​ ​a​ ​19th​ ​century​ ​house,​ ​5​ ​Avenue Marceau,​ 75008 Paris ​where​ ​Mr. Yves​ ​Saint​ ​Laurent​ ​used​ ​to​ ​have​ ​his​ ​workshops​ ​until​ […]