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Haute Chocolate

This week, more than 400 exhibitors are in Paris, France for the 2009 Paris Chocolate Festival. The theme this year is opera. The event kicked off last night with a chocolate fashion show where dresses are created by a combination of top fashion designers and chocolatiers. Walking the runway wearing the chocolate fashions were models, [...]

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Printemps renovates store and style

Printemps store Paris, the largest beauty department in the world, is about halfway through a $100 million renovation that it hopes to complete in 2010. “Our vision is to make Printemps the best store in the world,” said Paolo de Cesare, the store’s president and chief executive. For now, Printemps is under a giant tentwhile [...]

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Prada Pops Up In Place Beauvau, Paris

Prada is drawing inspiration from another of the world’s fashion capitals, to open a pop-up store in Paris. The boutique, located at Place Beauvau 92, will be open for five months from today – and melds the Italian and French, inside and out.

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Nomiya Opens on the Roof of Palais de Tokyo

Nomiya, a Japanese word for “little bars”, is a chic new restaurant that is located on the roof of one of the coolest museum in Paris – Palais de Tokyo. Nomiya looks like a rectangular glass box as big as a shipping container, holding a dozen guests who want to spice up their lunch/dinner with [...]

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Chanel Customized Motorcycle

WWD reports that last Friday the Chanel boutique on Rue Royale in Paris featured a motorcycle customized for Chanel in Toulouse, France. However this motorcycle is not made to be sold, Karl Lagerfeld was only shooting the press kit for Chanel’s pre-spring collection “Starting Point” with the models Lara Stone and Baptiste Giacobini.

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Roberto Cavalli launches a bespoke service

Roberto Cavalli is launching a made-to-measure service for clients who want that certain cocktail, evening or wedding dress in tune with the spirit of the Italian fashion house. Called Roberto Cavalli Saint-Honoré, the service will offer entirely handmade dresses in a special private space above the Rue Saint-Honoré store. No more than 35 dresses are [...]

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