French cultural life - January 2019

A round-up of news, and those creating ‘le buzz’ in French cultural life

1.Frocks for the memories

Catherine Deneuve in Belle de Jour

French actress Catherine Deneuve will have plenty of wardrobe space at the end of this month, as around 300 items of her clothing, all made by Yves St Laurent, will be auctioned off.

Many of the pieces being sold are bespoke creations by the bespectacled haute couture icon, who died in 2008.Christie’s auction house in Paris is in charge of the sale of coats, dresses and accessories, with half of them being sold online and the other half in its salons.

The actress ...

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