Paris, the unchallenged capital of fashion
In Paris, 2017 begins under the sign of fashion! So the Hotel d'Angleterre, a charming establishment just a short stroll from Saint-Germain-des-Prés, takes this opportunity to recommend some fashion-forward events to enjoy during your start of year stay in the capital.
Fashion during the winter sales: bargain hunting bliss
This year the winter sales take place from January 11th to February 21st, giving you six weeks of price markdowns with up to 70% off! A major retail destination, Paris is full of shops where you can find all the clothes and accessories you want, discover the it-bag of the moment and give your wardrobe a low cost new lease of life. The main shopping attractions of the capital include the department stores on the Boulevard Haussmann, the luxurious boutiques of the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Avenue Montaigne and the famous Avenue des Champs-Elysees, as well as the stores of the Marais, Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Abbesses district.
Paris Fashion Week: pulsate to the rhythm of fashion shows
Paris Fashion Week is the other big fashion event of the beginning of the year. Presentations, designer showrooms and nearly 100 parades will take place in key locations throughout the city! Following on from New York, London and Milan, Paris Fashion Week brings together the greatest names in design. This year offers a week of men’s fashion from January 18th to 22nd, while Haute-Couture claims the catwalks from January 22nd to 26th.
January and February: fashion trade shows at the forefront!
Beginning in 2017, fashion-oriented trade shows are highlighted. Discover Première Classe at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Centre from January 20th to 23rd. For 25 years this event has been the essential rendezvous for designers of fashion accessories, jewellery, footwear and leather goods. It welcomes nearly 900 brands and creators and reveals the latest trends.
From February 7th to 9th, 2017, take a look at Première Vision at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. This show brings together the six major textile sectors and the suppliers of the major fashion houses in a global event for industry professionals.
Hotel d'Angleterre, a 3 star hotel at the heart of Paris in Saint Germain des Prés