Table of contents:
- New York City Ballet at Théâter du Châtelet
- Exhibition “Fashion Forward. Three Centuries of Fashion (1715−2016) "at the Museum of Decorative Arts
- Installations by Olafur Eliasson at Versailles
- Yann Couvreur confectionery
- Flea Market Paul Bert Serpette
- Mika Rottenberg multimedia exhibition. Installations vidéos at Palais de Tokyo
- Holiday Café
- Exhibition Les Hugo, une famille d'artistes in the Victor Hugo house-museum
- Restaurant-bar with panoramic views at Terrass Hotel
Video: Après Haute сouture: What To Do In Paris After Haute Couture Week
Haute couture week in Paris has come to an end, but I don't want to leave the French capital, despite the crowds of raging football fans and exceeding the annual consumption limit for croissants and blancmange. Moreover, summer in Paris is unthinkable without gastronomic discoveries and a rich cultural diet. For those who decided to stay in the city at least until Bastille Day, who walked the Louvre, Avenue Montaigne and Faubourg Saint-Honoré up and down, who have already noted langoustine at Alain Ducasse's restaurant and a cocktail at the updated Bar Vendôme, Bazaar.ru compiled a guide to current seasonal events and fresh spots on the city map.
New York City Ballet at Théâter du Châtelet
The New York Ballet tour is a reason to stay in Paris for a few days. The spirit of George Balanchine settled on the stage of the Châtelet Theater until the end of July: the New York City Ballet brought 20 performances, 14 of which were the authorship of the famous choreographer who stood at the origins of the New York ballet troupe. If you hurry up to get tickets, you will have time to get to the Symphony in C major, and to the Serenade, and to Mozartiana - in a word, all the most famous theater performances.
Exhibition “Fashion Forward. Three Centuries of Fashion (1715−2016) "at the Museum of Decorative Arts
300 exhibits illustrating three centuries of fashion history - it's not a pity to spend a whole day on the exhibition at the Museum Les Arts Décoratifs, which opened with fanfare in April. One of the largest fashion archives, Union Française des Arts du Costume, has shared things for the grand exposition in honor of the 30th anniversary of the museum. Finding out key milestones in the history of fashion design, seeing dresses created in the workshops of great couturiers (and possibly by the hands of Paul Poiret, Jeanne Lanvin and Yves Saint Laurent themselves) - and drinking this pleasure with a glass of prosecco in the new museum restaurant Loulou is the right continuation couture week.
Installations by Olafur Eliasson at Versailles
You can come to Versailles at the height of summer not only for the traditional fountains and canals by André Le Nôtre, but also for contemporary art: every year the palace and park ensemble becomes a platform for self-expression of one of the famous contemporary artists. This year, the territory of Versailles is decorated with works by the Danish Olafur Eliasson, a famous master of optical illusions and a lover to create in the context of the surrounding landscape. The biggest excitement among all the art objects he created in Versailles is caused by a waterfall, which brings down streams of water straight from the sky.
Yann Couvreur confectionery
If beauty isn't enough for you during haute couture week, you can prolong the aftertaste - in every sense - in the newly opened haute couture bakery of Parisian chef Jan Couvreur on 137 avenue Parmentier. It is called Yann Couvreur: in Parisian gastronomic circles, the owner Michelin star and restaurant chef at Le Burgundy needs no introduction. Right in front of your eyes, he will create incredible masterpieces of confectionery art (it would seem what else you can think of with eclairs and milfey, but you will be surprised), but unlike Dior and Valentino dresses, you can touch them immediately.
Flea Market Paul Bert Serpette
It is no secret that Paris is the number one destination for rarity hunters, and those who want to feel like a treasure hunter will not find a better place than Paul Bert Serpette. Located on the outskirts of the 14th arrondissement of Paris, this world-famous flea market is rich in all kinds of treasures, from genuine antiquities to avant-garde items from the second half of the 20th century. Here you can easily find a pair of Sicilian baroque stools and a couture dress by Gianni Versace, and among the counters on another Sunday you can find Ines de la Fressange, Farrell Williams and other celebrities: after all, vintage shopping is a fashionable way of investment.
Mika Rottenberg multimedia exhibition. Installations vidéos at Palais de Tokyo
If you are not familiar with the art of video installations, in Paris you have an excellent opportunity to study this genre on one of the most striking examples - the work of the Argentine artist Micky Rottenberg. She is inspired to create colorful works by women with eccentric appearances and their relationship with modern society. For her second Parisian exhibition, which is now taking place at the Palais de Tokyo art center, Mika brought works that brought her worldwide fame.
Holiday Café is one of those places where you are torn between the desire to eat and take pictures. The minimalist interior of this cafe, along with photogenic dishes, has appeared on the Instagram of every self-respecting Parisian blogger over the past month, and for a reason. The image establishment of the famous glossy travel publication Holiday Magazine, located in the bourgeois 16th arrondissement, deserves a capacious and understandable epithet - chic with every millimeter of its entourage created by an authoritative design bureau.
Exhibition Les Hugo, une famille d'artistes in the Victor Hugo house-museum
Did you know that Victor Hugo was not the only creative person in his family? Are you familiar with his artwork? The numerous talents of the Hugo family in several generations will be told by the exhibition with the telling name "Les Hugo, une famille d'artistes", which is held in the house-museum of the great French writer on the Place des Vosges.
Restaurant-bar with panoramic views at Terrass Hotel
Summer is a time to roam the rooftops, and where else, if not in Paris, look for magical panoramic views. One of the most demanded places in this sense in the French capital is now located on the seventh floor of the Terrass Hotel. The terrace, made in an artistic Montmartre spirit (Montmartre itself can be seen from here), with an abundance of wood and greenery in the decor, is the ideal place for a romantic aperitif and a friendly Sunday brunch.
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