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The most beautiful locations and sets of Paris Fashion Week

From the 1968 revolution recreated by Dior at Thom Browne's artist's studio

The most beautiful locations and sets of Paris Fashion Week From the 1968 revolution recreated by Dior at Thom Browne's artist's studio

Historic buildings, churches, industrial spaces, dubious clubs...

Every Fashion Week, stylists look for increasingly spectacular locations and settings, especially during the Parisian one.

Also this year the brands have given their best.

Some examples? Dior has filled the Musée Rodin with posters of '68, Louis Vuitton has brought his aesthetic that blends together the past and future at the Louvre and Chanel has recreated an autumn forest.

Here, below, the most beautiful locations and sets of Paris Fashion Week.


Christian Dior: Musée Rodin

Maria Grazia Chiuri portrays her interpretation of the 1968 revolutionary moviemento to the Musée Rodin, covered with magazine covers and newspapers of the time, protest posters and slogans of the French May, pacifist signs and quotations on equality.


Saint Laurent: Trocadero

Saint Laurent's models parade under a ceiling full of rows of orange spotlights, according to Kim Kardashian, a set too similar to that of Kanye West's "Saint Pablo tour".


Balenciaga: Studio 217 de la Plaine Saint-Denis

Demna Gvasalia chooses a 20-meter-high mountain-skate park, covered with graffiti and symbols as a spectacular backdrop for Balenciaga's FW18 collection. For someone, inspiration comes from Salvation Mountain in Colorado.


Miu Miu: Palais d'Iéna

Miuccia Prada hires the graphic designers M&M to create an immense set made of black and white images of profile shapes in the form of playing cards hung on the ceiling of the Palais d'Iéna, in the 16th arrondissement. A reference to Ertè, which is the famous alphabet of fashion, one of the first alphabetic classifications of the language of fashion.


Dries Van Noten: Hotel de Ville

Dries Van Noten is known for his shows that combine art, wonderful fabrics and interesting silhouettes. His sets, always beautiful, are often the portal for a parallel universe.

For this AW18 collection, inspired by the Art Brut of the '50s, the designer chooses L'Hotel de Ville with its golden walls, the city hall of the city, and is located in the fourth arrondissment.


Chanel: Grand Palais

For the Chanel FW18 collection, Karl Lagerfeld recreates within the Grand Palais an autumn forest with tall trees and a carpet of leaves, a reminiscence of his childhood north of Hamburg.


Louis Vuitton: Palais de Louvre

Nicolas Ghèsquiere chooses the splendid and unprecedented setting by Cour Lefuel, in the Louvre museum in Paris. Located in an interior courtyard of the museum, not accessible to visitors, the Cour Lefuel was built between 1854 and 1857 by the architect Hector Lefuel during the period of restoration of the new Louvre occurred during the reign of Napoleon III and, originally came, used for the passage of horses to the riding school. Wolves, dogs and boars in bronze, created by the sculptor Pierre-Louis Rouillard in 1857-1858, adorning the ramps and the drinking trough.


Kenzo La Collection Memento No3: Monnaie de Paris

The Kenzo fashion show is inspired by Rousseau's works, so the set of the show.

Inside the Monnaie de Paris, the maison recreates the atmosphere of the famous painting Le Douanier and the models show the creations between long tables set with tropical leaves and fruits, a rich banquet with food cooked by chef Sugio Yamaguchi and guests like Selah Marley and Rose McGowan.

Pure Freakebana!


Thom Browne: Hotel de Ville

Browne recalls the scenery of a small artist's atelier, a tribute, like the collection, to Vigée Le Brun, eighteenth-century painter, famous official portraitist of Marie Antoinette.


Joseph Altuzarra: La Coupole


La Coupole Brasserie Art Deco on Boulevard Montparnasse is the evocative and super-Parisian location of the Altuzarra fashion show, offering an introduction to a French girl look reinvented and oriented towards a whole new generation.