So many designers came to France to work over the years that it was time to celebrate this brilliant fashion crosswords. French fashion has been shaped on a technical, cultural and social level by all these influences.
There would be no “Made in France” or “French savoir-faire” without these foreign creators who came to live to Paris and France from Russia, Armenia, Italy, Spain, Japan, Belgium like Charles Frederick Worth, Azzedine Alaïa, Mariano Fortuny, Issey Miyake, Yohji Yamamoto, Elsa Schiaparelli Martin Margiela, Cristobal Balenciaga, Robert Piguet, Paco Rabanne or Raf Simons! This is why Paris is the fashion capital of the world.
Good to know: Visiting with your family? There’s a special tour for your kids (8-12 years old) and activities to discover the world of fashion (from 6 years old) during the French February holidays. More on the official website or call at +33 1 53 59 58 60.
When? Until June 28, 2015. From 10am to 5:30pm on Tuesday to Friday and from 10am to 7pm on the weekends.
Musée de l’histoire de l’Immigration
293 avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris
Metro station: Porte Dorée (Line 8)