One of the key events of the world of fashion, Paris Fashion Week is back from July 5th to 10th to administer a dose of dreams to lovers of fashion and beautiful clothes. Taking place twice a year, Fashion Week is a trendsetting window of opportunity in which fashion designers present their collections on the catwalks, in shows and parades. This is the chance for professionals and fashion lovers to come to the French capital and enjoy its unique charms.
A week to discover Paris
Paris Fashion Week offers a way for fashion enthusiasts to keep a finger on the pulse of the fashion world by checking out the latest creations of the leading designers and the top fashion houses, as well as by discovering the work of the rising stars of tomorrow. All styles are represented, from the minimalist to the most elaborate and the more experimental. Each show is likely to make a splash. Paris Fashion Week is the most important of the four such events that take place around the world in the cities of London, Milan and New York. It is possible to browse through the offerings of more than a hundred houses, each of them vying for creative supremacy with their collections.
This is where fashion takes on the mantle of art, with creations combining modernity, contemporary vitality and creativity. Fashion Week also gives the visitor plenty of time to discover the French capital. Paris is bursting with buildings, monuments and exceptional architecture that you can discover at the beginning of July, when the forecast predicts the weather will be mild and sunny.
A lovely, serene visit in the capital
To make the most of Fashion Week and the wonders and entertainments of Paris, the Hotel Daunou Opera is delighted to welcome you and provide delightful accommodation throughout your stay. We are located in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris. It is a location perfectly suited to the discovery of the French capital. In addition, you can be sure of high quality service for an unforgettable stay. Stroll as a couple or with your family on the banks of the Seine and you will captivated by the typically French charms of the most beautiful city in the world.
You can also satisfy your craving for shopping, stimulated by Paris Fashion Week, by exploring the prestigious boutiques of the Left Bank and their fabulous collections of clothing inspired by talented designers. Culture lovers will delight in being close to the Musée d'Orsay, where they can appreciate the works of artists as prestigious as Eugène Carrière, Paul Cezanne and Edgar Degas. Finally, the Eiffel Tower and the Champ de Mars are quickly and conveniently accessible if you want to soak up the sun on the delightful green area above which towers that most beautiful and iconic emblem of our city; our grand iron lady, the Eiffel Tower.
• Calendar of fashion shows in Paris
Fashion show Karl Lagerfeld Spring-summer 2010, Temporary Space Tuileries copyright holder : Fashion Week Paris - Florent Darrault via flickr.com (CC BY SA 2)
Hotel Daunou Opera, an elegant 3-star hotel in Paris, opera district