What to do in Paris during fashion week?

Fashion Week

It's fashion week baby! And it's time to get up to date with the latest news that makes the fashion sphere tremble. To your stilettos!

Trust Charlie le Mindu's pop-up at La Samaritaine

Fashion, fashion, fashion!! In this precious moment that is Paris fashion week, La Samaritaine is launching a series of “ hairy ” and wildly Instagrammable pop-ups.

On the program: discover the monumental and evolving work Tricophilia on the central staircase by Charlie le Mindu , the hairdresser of the star fashionistas, but also the King Kong photo studio to make the star in front of the camera and leave with his memory, the stand of cards to personalize and the “haute coiffure” appointment every weekend to glean hair advice from the pros (free).

The added plus: impossible not to leave without your moon bag on the ephemeral and colorful stand of Prada , which sells its most beautiful spring models to wear absolutely during fashion week.


Paris à Poils , at the Samaritaine, 9 rue de la Monnaie, Paris 1er. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. FREE ENTRANCE.

Go to the most popular signature in Paris

The whole fashionsphere has been talking about it for weeks: the release of the latest book by William Middleton , the journalist based in Paris who is launching a particularly awaited biography of Karl Lagerfeld .

On Tuesday, February 28, the worldwide release of this long-awaited book takes place in the most coveted bookstore for fashionistas , 7L , a cult spot created by the late Karl Lagerfeld in the 90s . The pitch? Paradise now: The extraordinary life of Karl Lagerfeld , an exciting biography of the Kaiser with its share of dramatic moments and crisp details about his daily life on the Left Bank . We're getting ahead of ourselves...

The extra thing: the signing of the book and lots of live anecdotes by the author who knew the creator so well.


Launch and dedication of Paradise Now , 7 rue de Lille, Paris 7th. Tuesday, February 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREE ENTRANCE.

© bookstore7l , Jean-Baptiste Mondino

Celebrate at Silencio on its special FW night

It's The place to be on Saturday to meet young influencers who are making the buzz on Instagram, New York models and other fashionistas . What fashion week !

On Saturday March 4, the legendary Silencio Club by David Lynch is launching its special Paris Fashion Week evening as every season and is joining forces for the organization with the very trendy Narcisse Magazine . Adorned with her sequined micro dress and her tallest stilettos, we launch into the crowd to reach the sacrosanct. On the program, only beautiful people, a line up of madness by the DJ of fashion people Emmanuel Caurel and inevitably a large list of VIPs on site.

The extra thing: we are whispered of the presence of the mega-star Casey Spooner of the too cool group Fischerspooner , do you remember, at the soundtrack of the doc Lagerfeld Confidential ?


Silencio & Narcisse evening , 142 rue Montmartre, Paris 2nd. Saturday March 4, from 11:30 p.m. Ticket 10 € on reservation .

Participate in the opening of the exhibition-tribute to Patrick Demarchelier

Miranda, you have Patrick on the line ”. On the occasion of the 1 year since the disappearance of the iconic fashion photographer from Vogue , A.Galerie honors Patrick Demarchelier in an ultra-fashion retrospective to thrill Miranda Priestly .

On the program: around thirty photographs never revealed in France. Among them are photos of 90's supermodels such as Amber Valletta , Christy Turlington , Claudia Schiffer and Cindy Crawford . But also, backstage portraits of Dior fashion shows, Vogue Italia shoots and portraits of stars like Madonna .

The extra thing: meet Victor Demarchelier , Patrick 's son who will be present at the opening.


Vernissage A.galerie , 4 rue Léonce Reynaud, Paris 16th. Wednesday March 1 at 7 p.m. Expo until April 8. FREE ENTRANCE.

Sip a cocktail in the most glamorous hotel in Paris

Since its opening last year, the Bulgari Hotel in Paris has been creating a buzz on the networks with its photogenic modern decor and its stunning Italian menu. This week, we're heading to the bar area which unveils its new cocktail .

The appointment is made at the Bulgari Bar , where it is not uncommon to see a host of stars arrive during fashion week or during social evenings with the international elite. On the menu of delicacies: an exceptional potion to make the most snobbish Milanese of the quadrilatero della moda green . Code name: Wasa Flo , a sumptuous cocktail made with vodka, anisette meletti, basil and wasabi, mmmmh!

The added plus: plates to share like in Milan between the Italian cheese platter (€23), or a real focaccia (€32).


Hôtel Bulgari , 30 avenue Georges V, Paris 8. Open from 10 a.m. to midnight, until 1 a.m. on weekends. Cocktails €32.

See the current fashion exhibition in a gallery

Do you know Michel Haddi ? Icon of Paris in the 1970s, this fashion photographer presents unseen photos during the Let's dance exhibition , at the Secret Gallery in the very chic 7th arrondissement.

Not to be missed under any circumstances: the overly stylish shot of Yves Saint Laurent 's favorite model , Veruschka , in her most beautiful safari jacket, without forgetting that of David Bowie , but also more recent personalities like Tupac , Emmanuelle Seigner in complete privacy and Kate Moss .

The extra thing: shop for your pastry at Noglu just after rue de Grenelle , the delicious gluten-free spot that all the Parisian fashion editors crave.


Let's dance , 19 rue de Varenne, Paris 7th. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. FREE ENTRANCE.

Snack and get a massage at Azzedine Alaïa

Newsflash: Da Rosa , the most popular Iberian canteen-grocery store (formerly in Saint-Germain-des-Prés), has opened a café on the pretty terrace of the private mansion where the Azzedine Alaïa boutique is located.
Here, it's the cult of the best products : sublime heart of salmon (€24), Iberian bellota ham (€24) and chorizo (€8) and real tarama (€7).
Bonus: we find our favorite from the parent company: a fabulous club sandwich with Iberian ham (€20), or its equally addictive smoked salmon (€26) or cecina (€24) variants.

The added plus:
ultimate couture snobbery to cultivate your dream body, Alaïa has teamed up with Martine de Richeville to create a beauty cabin that couldn't be more chic, just to provide slimming massages ultra-prized by the stars Open Tuesday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Martine de Richeville and Café Da Rosa at the ALAÏA boutique , 5 rue de Marignan, Paris 8th.


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