Paris Fashion Flair book

Book Review: Paris, Fashion Flair by Marc-Antoine Coulon

Working for the biggest names in couture, Marc-Antoine Coulon celebrates fashion and the spirit of Paris both on and off the runway in this glamorous and evocative book. The anthology of sketches, collages and...
Edgar Degas, The Curtain

Degas at the Opéra Virtual Tour

Degas at the Opéra was open for less than two weeks before the Gallery closed, so we have gathered a selection of opportunities to experience the exhibition from home. We hope you enjoy the first show...

Book Review: Dior, Moments of Joy

A brief scan of the preface – a psychoanalytical essay on the mechanisms of joy – tells you this is no ordinary fashion coffee-table book. Inspired by Christian Dior's relentless pursuit of happiness (“I...

La Culture: Art News and Must-See Exhibits in Lille, Picardy, Paris

Mediterranean Reverie In the 1880s, artists flocked to the Mediterranean and plunged into a magical new approach to light and colour. Now you can lose yourself inside a different paradise, seen through the eyes of...

JR’s Digital Mural Tells the Moving San Francisco Story

To say that French artist JR’s Chronicles of San Francisco mural is moving is an understatement. It actually moves. Not only does each person in the mural move, but the mural itself continuously scrolls...

Degas at the Opéra at the National Gallery of Art in Washington

Over 100 works by the celebrated artist are now on view in Washington D.C. through July 5, 2020 Edgar Degas (1834-1917), one of the most beloved French artists, was passionate about everything at the Paris...

Wealthy, Scandalous and Powerful: The Patrons of Paris

Marie-Laure de Noailles and Natalie Clifford Barney were both famed for their patronage of the arts but, as Lanie Goodman writes, even within the context of early 20th-century Paris, they were also notorious for...

Hermès Launches New Métier: Announcing the New Beauty Collection

French luxury house Hermès, known for its 181-year-old history of combining exquisite creativity with quality craftsmanship, will soon make its foray into the world of beauty products. The first collection from Hermès Beauty is...

Serious Chic on the Cheap at the Dépôts-Ventes in Paris

The best French fashion needn’t cost the earth. Jennifer Ladonne takes us on a tour of the Paris stores where you can bag a designer bargain for a fraction of the retail price Shopping in...

Book Review: Chanel, The Making of a Collection

Little did journalist Laetitia Cénac and illustrator Jean-Philippe Delhomme imagine, when they swanned into Chanel’s fabled 31 Rue Cambon atelier in 2018, that they were witnessing the making of Karl Lagerfeld’s final Ready-to-Wear collection...