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Yashmin Ismail Paris Design Week Feature

Grande Designs


La capitale de la création kicks off the cool creative season with Paris Design Week. Our travel correspondent crosses the Chunnel in search of the latest design stars.

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Parisian socialite Hélène Rochas’s art collection to be auctioned at Christie’s in Paris


Hélène Rochas is still considered the epitome of Parisian chic and elegance. The former CEO of fashion house, Rochas, Hélène took charge of the business after the death of her husband, turning it into a multi-million pound couture house and a world-renowned fragrance business. Living in her 7th arrondissement apartment for more than 60 years, the model turned businesswoman turned socialite amassed an extraordinary and exquisite collection of art and furnishings, which will up for sale at Christie’s Paris on September 27th.