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French Bank Slammed for Handbag Insurance Scheme | Société Générale Accused of Sexism

French Bank Slammed for Handbag Insurance Scheme | Société Générale Accused of Sexism

French bank Société Générale looks to appeal to the country's women with its new Pour Elle card. The program offers members up to $250 of theft insurance for their handbags as well as two complimentary calls to electricians, locksmiths, and other common tradesman.
Société Générale says "Those who ...


Sonia Rykiel Has Parkinson’s Disease | French Fashion Designer Writes of Illness in New Book

Sonia Rykiel Has Parkinson’s Disease | French Fashion Designer Writes of Illness in New Book

French fashion designer Sonia Rykiel has revealed she's been battling Parkinson's Disease for the past 15 years.

Rykiel opens up about the debilitating disorder in her new book N'Oubliez Pas Que Je Joue, which translates as Don't Forget It's a Game. The book, co-authored by Judith Perrignon, also features the ...


Marion Cotillard Stars in New Lady Dior Commercial | French Actress Models in Handbag Advertisements

Marion Cotillard Stars in New Lady Dior Commercial | French Actress Models in Handbag Advertisements

Mila Kunis might have fronted Christian Dior's last advertising campaign, but that doesn't mean the fashion house has forgotten all about its long serving Lady Dior, Marion Cotillard. The French actress is back as the face of Lady Dior handbags ...


Chanel’s Celebrity Party in Vegas | French Fashion House Celebrates Bellagio Boutique Makeover

Chanel’s Celebrity Party in Vegas | French Fashion House Celebrates Bellagio Boutique Makeover

Chanel threw a lavish celebrity bash in Las Vegas last weekend to celebrate a decade of luxury in the city and the revamping of its Bellagio boutique.

Friday night's party coincided with the opening of Numeros Privees: A Journey Through the World of Chanel. The installation celebrates Chanel's favorite ...


Marion Cotillard Poses for Christian Dior | French Actress’ Latest Fashion Advertisement

Marion Cotillard Poses for Christian Dior | French Actress’ Latest Fashion Advertisement

While most celebrities only enjoy a season or two fronting any particular fashion house, it seems Marion Cotillard is still flavor of the month at Christian Dior. This image shows her latest advertisement for the embattled fashion house.

The fashion label has been ...


Lea Seydoux Models for Prada Resort | French Actress Poses with Clutches

Lea Seydoux Models for Prada Resort | French Actress Poses with Clutches

Prada has put its clutch purses front and center for its new Resort advertising campaign. French actress Lea Seydoux carries more purses than anyone would need on an evening out in the latest campaign.

It seems Prada is pretty enamored with the actress at the moment. ...


Jean-Michel Cazabat Opens New York Store | French Designer’s First American Boutique

Jean-Michel Cazabat Opens New York Store | French Designer’s First American Boutique

French accessories king Jean-Michel Cazabat has just opened his first store in the United States. The boutique at 350 Bleecker Street, in New York's West Village, opened its doors on Saturday October 8.

Shoppers are treated to the shoes Jean-Michel Cazabet became famous for and his brand ...


Erin Wasson’s Zadig & Voltaire Collection | Model Designs Edgy Accessories & Apparel for French Fashion House

Erin Wasson’s Zadig & Voltaire Collection | Model Designs Edgy Accessories & Apparel for French Fashion House

Texan model Erin Wasson has teamed up with French luxury fashion house Zadig & Voltaire for a small capsule collection.

There are just 15 pieces in the Erin Meets Zadig range which combines Zadig & Voltaire's famous rock and roll ...


New Boy Chanel Bags | French Fashion House’s Sleek New Purses

New Boy Chanel Bags | French Fashion House’s Sleek New Purses

Chanel has stepped away from its classic feminine style for its latest, more androgynous handbag collection, the Boy Chanel.

Gone is the quilting the French fashion house is famous for, replaced instead with sleek, smooth calfskin leather. The design is clean and more masculine than the usual ...


Louis Vuitton Top Luxury List | French Fashion House Named Most Powerful Designer Brand

Louis Vuitton Top Luxury List | French Fashion House Named Most Powerful Designer Brand

Louis Vuitton has proven itself to be the world's most powerful luxury force, after taking out the top spot on Millward Brown Optimor's annual luxury list. The standings consider revenue, profits, and overall brand value.

Louis Vuitton has dominated the list ...