Jeanne Lanvin dresses the Palais Galliera
Jeanne Lanvin, founder of the famous fashion house Lanvin is honoured with a retrospective at the Palais Galliera in Paris until 23rd August 2015.
A little history
Jeanne Lanvin (1867 - 1946) is the founder of Lanvin, the oldest fashion house in existence to date.
Her daughter was her initial inspiration, and she created a range of children’s clothing in 1908, before developing her women’s collections. Always ambitious, Jeanne Lanvin went on to launch collections of bridal wear, fur, lingerie, sports clothing and accessories.
After opening boutiques all over the world, the founder of Lanvin branched into perfumes with the creation of Arpège in 1927.
This highly creative visionary is now one of the most famous and enduring names in the fashion world, and Palais Galleria invites you to explore her world.
History and modernity
The Jeanne Lanvin exhibition at the Palais Galliera is an absolute must during your stay at the Chess Hotel Paris. Located in the heart of the Parisian fashion district, it’s the perfect way to enhance your visit to the capital.
The exhibition features many of Lanvin’s unique and highly sophisticated creations, as well as travel diaries and fabric samples and drawings. The show takes us back in time to an era of glamour and elegance, and the prestigious mirrored halls of the Palais Galleria are the perfect complement to these beautifully preserved dresses
Fashion Museum of the City of Paris
10 Avenue Pierre 1er de Serbie - 75116 Paris
Only 25 minutes from the Hotel Chess:
Metro line 9 Iéna or Alma-Marceau
Metro line 6 Boissiere
RER C Pont de l'Alma
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Thursday night until 21h.