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Versailles, France: “The 18th century back in fashion”, the Exhibition in the Grand Trianon

Paris in August, it’s ab fab!  Mostly with a such great weather as today, yes I’m relaxing in the beautiful jardin des Tuileries (garden’s Tuileries, garden of heaven)! For the brave, you can also go to Versailles, at the Grand Trianon to visit “The 18th century back in fashion“, organised with the musée Galliera (the fashion museum of Paris) till october 9th, 2011.  You will discover the influence of the 18th century on modern fashion, like on the poster abaove, with an amazing Vivienne Westwood‘s dress. For more infos, click here.

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Exposition “Le XVIIIe au goût du jour”, au Grand Trianon de Versailles, France

Paris au mois d’Aout, c’est top, en plus quand il fait super beau comme aujourd’hui au jardin des Tuileries! On en profite pour pousser la promenade jusqu’au au Grand Trianon de Versailles et visiter l’expo “Le XVIIIe au goût du jour“, organisée avec le musée Galliera jusqu’au 9 octobre 2011.  On y découvre l’influence du Siècle des Lumières sur la mode contemporaine, comme sur l’affiche avec une robe de Vivienne Westwood.  Pour les infos pratiques, cliquez ici.

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Designer Frimousses dolls in the fight to help the children of Darfur

After the exhibition at the Petit Palais, the Museum of Fine Arts in Paris, save the date of the Designer Frimousses dolls auction on 19 November at Drouot Montaigne, Paris’s prestigious auction house. Since 2003, fashion designers and artists have worked to create something beautiful to help children of Darfur, crafting dolls that become veritable works of art. The whole amount raised during the auction will support the vaccination programme in one of the regions most devastated by the deadly conflict there. Today, more than 4.7 million people are affected, of which 2.2 million are children. Thanks to the Designer Frimousse operation, under the aegis of Laeticia Hallyday, ambassador for UNICEF France, UNICEF carries out the fight for children vaccination every year in the region of Darfur. Vaccination, a method that is both very effective and inexpensive, would prevent these deadly diseases from a very young age (diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio) and would eradicate this scourge that affects thousands of children every day. The 2008 sale raised 219,130 Euros, used directly on the ground to finance emergency : in the Darfur region, 260,000 children and 195,000 pregnant women received vaccines. Don’t forget these dolls will be sold at auction on 19 November at Drouot Montaigne: 

 Public exhibition : 19 November 2009 from 12 p.m. till 6 p.m. 

Sale at Drouot Montaigne : 19 november 2009 @ 9.30 p.m

The fashion designer Chantal Thomass (photo ©Thomas Arrivé)

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