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Finally, we know what the Venus de Milo would smell like (jasmine, amber, and sacred wood).
For the first time in its 200-plus years, the Louvre has released a beauty collaboration—and it does not disappoint.The museum teamed up with Officine Universelle Buly (also known as Buly 1803), a cult European brand lead by Ramdane Touhami and his wife Victoire de ...
 
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Never-before-seen shoes will be on display alongside iconic designs.
In February 2020, a landmark exhibition of Christian Louboutin's designs will open at Paris's Palais de la Porte Dorée—and for fashion historians and red sole-devotees alike, the retrospective should be a must-see.The show will display a selection of designs from Louboutin's oeuvre, which by his ...
 
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Meanwhile, the funding for the restoration is proving to be less secure than originally thought.
On June 15, a small group attended mass at Notre-Dame Cathedral—the first time anyone has been able to do so since the structure caught fire in April.The 20 to 30 who entered the cathedral are priests, canons, and other religious representatives. They had to ...
 
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Plans are in the works to rename a plaza after the late royal.
Nearly 22 years after Princess Diana's tragic death, the city of Paris is reportedly planning to honor the late royal by renaming a plaza after her. The space, which is near the site of her fatal car crash, will be called "Place ...
 
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One of the proposed designs incorporates a solar energy-powered roof.
After a devastating fire gutted parts of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the French government announced an international competition to redesign the Notre Dame spire. One of the designs gaining public interest is a glass roof and spire that can harness ...
 
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The cathedral's tiny, buzzy residents made it through—and their beekeeper is over the moon about it.
Since 2013, three beehives—housing 60,000 bees each—have been kept on Notre-Dame Cathedral's roof. And this morning, CNN revealed that despite the recent fire, the bees are doing just fine."I got a call from Andre Finot, the spokesman for Notre Dame, who said there were bees flying ...
 
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The stone edifice of Paris's great Cathedral has been in flux for almost 900 years. Change—and resurrection—are central to its identity.
The burning of Notre Dame on April 15 felt apocalyptic, “an elemental crisis of faith and fire,” as historian Jon Meacham called it, unfolding, moreover, during Easter Week, and in a France gripped by social unrest. And it felt so even after ...
 
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The luxury brand creates a Parisian paradise.
Paris added another site of French luxury to its map with the opening of a multi-floor Chanel boutique at the new Galeries Lafayette department store on March 28, 2019. Located on the famed Champs-Élysées, the vast space of Chanel at Galeries Lafayette ...
 
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Many of the cathedral's treasures survived—but sadly, not all.
There was a moment yesterday when authorities worried that almost all of Notre-Dame Cathedral would be lost. Thankfully, some 500 firefighters—and even one priest—worked to prevent that worst-case scenario, and much of the structure remains standing. Many of the cathedral's irreplaceable artworks and relics were ...
 
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Which priceless antiques and religious relics were safe from the fire?
The art inside Notre Dame Cathedral has seen better days in its 856-year history, but it’s also seen worse. Though the fire that broke out in the evening of April 15, 2019 did considerable damage to the structure itself, Paris Mayor Anne ...
 
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The monument was saved from total destruction, but it still took a beating.
Yesterday, the whole world watched as Notre-Dame Cathedral went up in flames. For a moment, it seemed that the whole structure might be razed—but emergency workers were able to extinguish the fire before it took the whole building. Now, French authorities will have to ...
 
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The Afghanistan veteran also comforted injured people in the wake of Paris's 2015 terrorist attacks.
Devout Catholics and art historians alike breathed a sigh of relief last night, when it was announced that the Crown of Thorns had survived the fire that consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral. This morning, the touching story of how it was saved came to light.The Guardian reports ...
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