Tendance XXI

( Season 7 )
French creativity is booming in the fields of fashion, crafts, design, beauty and gastronomy. 'Tendance XXI' showcases a know-how that evolves in tune with the times, sometimes even anticipating them.

Commentary: Viviane Blassel.


Hôtel de la Marine/Noël/Chamberlan/Robe tube/Exposition AD
Immersion in the 18th century, or the art of hospitality at the Hôtel de la Marine. All about the watch pocket. French footwear excellence and expertise: Sophie Engster reveals the story of Chamberlan shoes. All about the tube dress. The talents behind the "AD Matières d'Art" exhibition.

Commentary by: Viviane Blassel.
Édouard Vermeulen/Calendrier/Azulil/Minishort/Pipe du Nord
Self-taught couturier, Édouard Vermeulen is the designer behind the Natan fashion house that dresses the Belgian royal family. The history of the calendar. Between lithography and typography, Mathilde and Esther present the Azulil studio. How to wear short shorts. Marie-Aurélie Favre: owner of the store À la Pipe du Nord.

Commentary by: Viviane Blassel.
Haute couture special

The history of fashion from the 18th to 21st centuries with an immersive visit to the collections housed at the Palais Galliera. Boucheron, Chaumet, Messika... we head for Place Vendôme to discover the luxury and expertise of high-end jewellery. In Paris, ESMOD and Studio Berçot train tomorrow's fashion designers.

Commentary by: Viviane Blassel.