The city of Paris is often designated as fashion capital for its great influence in terms of fashion and broad heritage dedicated to the subject for over a century. It is in Paris that haute couture was born in the aftermath of the First World War and where Vogue magazine is declined in its French version. This first “golden age” of Parisian haute couture is dominated by couturiers with female counterparts owning very flourishing companies such as Jeanne Lanvin, Coco Chanel, or Elsa Schiaparelli. The “jersey” and “the little black dress” popularized by Gabrielle Chanel invade the world.
Coco Chanel’s “Little Black Dress”
The Golden Triangle
The Golden Triangle is part of the Champs Elysees district of the 8th arrondissement of Paris. It is a Parisian district bounded by Montaigne Avenue, Champs-Elysées and George-V Avenue. It is home to wealthy families and housing luxury stores, businesses and offices; including hotels such as Fouquet’s, Four Seasons-George V, Prince de Galle on Avenue George-V, the Plaza Athénée and the Champs-Élysées Theater on Avenue Montaigne and the Crazy Horse Saloon on George-V Avenue. The head office of LVMH, the famous world leader in major cosmetic, perfumes, spirits and leather goods brands is also located in the Golden Triangle, on Montaigne Avenue.
No one can deny that Paris has an incomparable historical heritage. It is distinguished by its beauty, its several monuments places that make it the most popular touristic destination in France. The first celebrate attraction that comes to minds when we talk about Paris is the Eiffel Tower this monument has become the symbol of the French capital, and a leading touristic site that represents a one of the most visited landmarks in the city. It has also numerous castles, the Louvre museum and so others famous touristic places. Continue reading