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Maison Martin Margiela

«In the fashion landscape, first came haute couture, then the designers, some of whom played a truly pivotal role in their time. While the Japanese may be the first that spring to mind, Martin Margiela also played a significant role. Today, Paris pays the designer a worthy tribute with two […]

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Yves Saint Laurent Museum, Paris

«Yves Saint Laurent. This name brings back family memories. A major fashion designer, he was among those who played a role in the evolution of fashion and of women wearing pants. With Rive Gauche, he also opened the style to ready-to-wear.» The Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Paris is permanently […]

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Trench (coat)

«An essential addition to any wardrobe—including, clearly, my own—the trench coat first drew me in through the military and historical origins of its name, married with its presence in the world of cinema and a steady way of adding a bit of sparkle and shine to drab, grey days.»   […]

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Alaïa is a couturier

«Alaïa… I know that name. My mother bought some pieces from the talented couturier. A perfectionist with classic style, he remains one of the essential figures of contemporary fashion. His strong personality combined with an extraordinary degree of talent have earned the designer a place in the pantheon of the […]