Art & Design

50 Years in Fashion: An Interview with Jean Paul Gaultier

As his legendary catwalk career comes to a close, Jean Paul Gaultier – one of France’s finest, not to mention freakiest, designers – shares...

Travel Notes: Reel Around the Fountain

Love the sound of trickling water on your French break? Check out these noteworthy fancy fountains ROTONDE, AIX Built in 1860, the Fontaine de la Rotonde...

Teen Competition Joins France’s Sustainable Fashion Efforts

As the fashion capital of the world, France has long been known for its clothing and designer styles. But instead of just focusing on...

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Explore the Bayeux Tapestry Online

The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the great treasures of France. Recognised by UNESCO, this monumental work illustrates the events leading up to the...

Normandy Travel: 10 Reasons to Visit La Baie du Cotentin

La Baie du Cotentin, at the heart of the Cotentin Marshes Regional Natural Park in La Manche, is a land brimming with abundant nature...

Did You Know? Art Facts on Napoleon, Renoir, and More

My Kingdom for a Donkey When the King of Spain commissioned an equestrian portrait of his ally Napoleon from painter Jacques-Louis David, Napoleon told the...