Paris Fashion Week

September 27, 2011By Paris UpdateShopping

Paris Prêt-à-Porter

Wondering why you’ve seen so many giraffe-like young women in tall boots and short-shorts wandering through the streets of Paris or roaming the corridors of the Métro? It’s Fashion Week, of course. The ready-to-wear shows began yesterday. To get in the mood for the couture shows, which take place in January, listen to Susan Stamberg’s At Maison Lesage, Beauty Embroidered By Hand, a report on the venerable French house of embroidery on National Public Radio.



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