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Paris Haute Couture Week: French soft power is back!

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Haute Couture is a key component of France’s soft power, a way of influencing global fashion and propagating a specifically Parisian savoir-faire. Chanel's Karl Lagerfeld puts it best: "Other countries have cars and other things, France has high fashion and the best craftsmanship". FRANCE 24 takes you to see the best shows during Paris Haute Couture Week, with Chanel installing a replica Eiffel Tower inside the Grand Palais and Dior’s models strutting their stuff outside the Invalides museum.

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2018-09-07 Fashion (programme)

Christelle Kocher, queen of street couture, reigns over Marseille

Invited by the Mediterranean House of Fashion, French designer Christelle Kocher has chosen to present her first cruise collection on a boat in Marseille, showcased by a range of...

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2018-07-13 Fashion (programme)

Haute Couture, winter 2018: Jean Paul Gaultier celebrates the tuxedo

He's dressed the likes of Madonna and Yvette Horner, and created the wardrobes for Luc Besson's films. His winter 2018 Haute Couture collection is constructed around a single...

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2018-07-06 Fashion (programme)

Haute Couture, winter 2018: Chanel's green wedding dress, Dior's warrior princesses

FRANCE 24 takes you to check out the latest Haute Couture collections in Paris. Chanel introduces a green wedding dress. For the first time in 15 years, it's a black model...

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2018-06-29 Fashion (programme)

Dakar Fashion Week celebrates new vision of Africa

At the 16th edition of Senegal's Dakar Fashion Week, one thing is for sure: African fashion is experiencing an important moment. The event is the brainchild of Senegalese...

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2018-06-22 Fashion (programme)

Dior trots out Cruise collection at Chantilly stables

Outside the Fashion Week calendar are the Cruise collections. Created in the 1920s, they were designed for wealthy clients who spent the winter in the tropics. But they also...

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