Finally after 16 years closed; municipal headaches; massive rebuilding and Covid delays, France’s most storied department store La Samaritaine revealed itself on Monday, after an estimated €750m investment by owner LVMH.
On the same day as one malcontent was slapping Emmanuel Macron in rural France, the president’s start-up nation was showing another face – La Caserne, a dynamic new fashion incubator inside Paris' largest fire station.
As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
Alber Elbaz, the renowned fashion designer credited with giving classic tailoring a more playful edge, was buried in Israel on Wednesday following his weekend death in Paris aged 59 after a battle with Covid-19.
U.S. tech giants Amazon and Apple have not signed up to a new French initiative to get global tech companies to publicly commit to principles including paying their fair share of taxes, government officials said.
French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown on Wednesday, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe.
France’s newly-appointed environment minister said on Thursday she would push to pause the development of warehouses used by online businesses such as Amazon, in a possible setback for the e-commerce giant.