Paris, France: The Fashion Capitol of the World
Dating back to the seventeenth century... Paris has acted as the center of the global fashion industry, and today it is known as the “fashion capitol of the world". Paris is home to many prime designers, big brands in the fashion industry, and even well-known international beauty houses.
What we wear is greatly influenced by Paris fashion, even if the designs were created elsewhere in the world. From perfume, handbags and ready-to-wear clothing lines, Paris retains its prestige in couture.
The beginning of Fashion in Paris
Paris is home to many fashion houses, the first of which opened in the 19th century by Charles Fredrick Worth.
It is also thanks to Worth and his idea to create a portfolio of designs and produce and put them on live models to be displayed in his showroom so clients could select the designs they would like to purchase, that the fashion show was born.
The Man, the Myth, the Watchmaker
Pierre-Yves Müller, the notorious Swiss watch maker, is sitting in a minimalistic garden chair outside his house located in the heart of fairy tale Swiss Alps. FashionFreaks were lucky enough to get an interview with this mysterious precision watchmaker.
It strikes me the second I see him, this man is the real deal. Well groomed fingers with nails trimmed to perfection. These hands are his tools and they are taken care of in the same manner an auto repairman takes care of his tools.
Pierre-Yves greets us with a conservative smile, there is no room for small talk in this interview. But small talk is not necessary, we want to know everything about the man and his company, Tick Tock, Tick Tock...
FF Quick Picks
The new line of Kalman lipsticks are very exciting. Intense colors and a very long lasting effect. For the price, you get a lot of lipstick. The design of the lipstick looks cheap, though.
Eamonn have released a new line of jeans called Eamonn No. 5. If you have the right figure, you're in for a treat. The tight fit looks great, and they are very comfortable to wear. Although pricy, you won't get a much better pair of jeans.
Aaqil Silk Ties
Luxury ties from Italian makers, Aaqil. These ties are the best looking ties we have seen in a long time. Expensive, yes.. a problem, NO.
Kids streetwear from Nuna means color and craziness. Soft materials and wild patterns are the building block of Nuna. Durable, expensive and wild. Can't really beat that.
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