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Demystifying Riviera chic

DNMUM416116 | 6/14/2018 | Author : Manish D Mishra | WC :379

With luxury brands hosting cruise shows in the South of France, After Hrs explores Côte d’Azur style...

Prosecco, passion, and power movers — the three Ps have often been synonymous with the South of France. It’s not for nothing that the French Riviera has been the playground for Russian billionaires, Hollywood glamazons, couturiers and artists. In the ’50s, Brigitte Bardot put it on the map as she frolicked in the sunny Saint-Tropez in And God Created Woman (1956). This year, the three Paris fashion houses — Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Christian Dior (plus Gucci) picked France as the place to show their 2019 Cruise lines. Karl Lagerfeld erected a giant cruise-liner within the Grand Palais in Paris coining it ‘La Pausa’ — named after Gabrielle Chanel’s holiday home. Louis Vuitton’s Resort show, which was Nicolas Ghesquière’s fifth for t
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