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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.

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Sat 25/0117:17, Fri 31/0121:32
26min
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Episode 4/35
In today's programme: - Fashion News! - The architect Elliot Barnes - A brief history of tapestry-making - La Brûlerie de Belleville: coffee roasters - Maison Aubercy, bespoke shoes - Patchwork makes a comeback - The Emmanuelle Khanh brand Commentary: Viviane Blassel.
Sat 01/0217:17
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Episode 6/35
In today's programme: Fashion news! Fashion, culture and beauty news. Baccarat - Saint-Louis Baccarat and Saint-Louis, two great companies flying the flag for French crystal glass. Saint-Louis started life in 1586, Baccarat in 1764. Cliché The story of a standard bearer for French fashion. Today: a brief history of skiing. Atelier Safrane Safrane Cortambert is one of the world's last independent embroidery works. The French Vikings The French Vikings, an aptly named company for those seeking conquest and success. How? By importing material previously reserved for the construction industry: concrete. Come-back A vintage style making a comeback: men's shorts. Bags from Maison Hikaku Maison Hikaku, a Japanese name for a very French luggage firm. Located in Paris´s Sentier district, this workshop produces genuine leather masterpieces. Commentary: Viviane Blassel.
Sat 08/0217:16, Fri 14/0221:33
26min
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Episode 9/35
In today's programme: Fashion news! Fashion, culture and beauty news. Laetitia Ivanez for Galeries Lafayette Les Galeries Lafayette boast 57 stores in France and an excellent international presence. While others use design offices, Galeries Lafayette have used a so-called niche designer: Laetitia Ivanez, founder of Les Prairies de Paris. Cliché The story of a standard bearer for French fashion. Today: a brief history of earrings. Jean-Marie Legazel´s patina workshop There are not too many ways to customise men's shoes and this usually involves a coloured patina. Jean-Marie Legazel has made this his speciality. Margot Lhomme´s ceramics There's a mini-revolution underway in the ceramics world, as demonstrated by the many new designers today embracing this genre. Come-back A vintage style making a comeback. Today: the return of the Shearling Jacket. Bilum recycled bags Bilum, a workshop which recycles advertising banners. Commentary: Viviane Blassel.

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