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Private Tour: Fashion History in the Heart of Paris

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$111.58

Discover the history of fashion in the city that started it all on this 3-hour private walking tour along the fashion streets of Paris—Rue Saint-Honoré and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Plus, check out chic Place Vendôme. As you walk, gain insight into the fashion industry from an insider guide, who shares interesting stories of the greatest French design houses.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- May be operated by a multilingual guide
- Children must be accompanied by an adult

Description:

Outside the theater La Comédie-Française, meet your fashion-insider guide to begin your private walking tour through one of Paris' most stylish neighborhoods.

Pass by vintage boutiques and visit a nearby cour d'honneur, where you can enjoy a photo op, and then walk along Rue Saint-Honoré to Colette, the most famous Parisian concept store. Continue to Place Vendôme, an elegant square home to exquisite jewelry stores, as well as the Ritz, before walking along Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré to Palais de l'Elysée, the official residence of the President of France.

With a master's degree in fashion and professional experience in the French fashion industry, your guide provides a wealth of information about the world of fashion brands, visual merchandising, and the latest trends and collections. Your tour ends along the Champs-Elysées, where you're well placed to continue exploring and shopping on your own.

Please note: Visiting boutiques is available on request, and your guide can adapt the tour to your needs and interests.

Departure:

Departure point:

Central Paris (address provided on voucher)

Departure time:

Flexible (please indicate preference at time of booking)

Duration:

3 hours

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Terms and Conditions:

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


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spence

We deeply appreciate the extraordinary education that we received from Ivo Tyulekov, Ivo provided us with insights on the fashion industry that we would have never obtained in any other manner, teaching us how art, business, and the changing role of women in society intersected in the early 1900's to produce the fashion houses and brands that have now become so familiar. Ivo provoked lively discussion and interaction with each of us in our very diverse group to help make the topics meaningful and interesting. Our knowledge of what really goes on in the world of fashion was truly deepened and transformed by this tour with Ivo Tyulekov, and we feel as if our eyes and minds were opened to understand fashion's role as an expression of modern society, of unique artists, of consumers' aspirations, and as a money-making industry. We definitely recommend this tour for people who want to deepen their knowledge of this subject, and we would definitely sign up for a second installment of this course.

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Lee Ann M

This tour was by far one of our most favorite things that we did in Paris. My daughter, who is studying the business side of fashion, and I spent an afternoon touring the high-end fashion district with Ivo as our guide. He shared background information about the designers in this district and talked a lot about the history and ins and outs of the Paris Fashion industry. We enjoyed Ivo's personal stories of working in the industry and appreciated his knowledge and ability to answer our questions. Along the way he pointed out other sites and information about Paris. Wear comfortable shoes you walk for three hours. But we loved it so much that we went back a few days later and shopped in the district. Ivo was a delightful and knowledgeable guide.

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Evelyn F

Ivo made this a great toe as he took us around Paris to check out the fashion stores all over and provide history of how all major fashion icons started their career. He was friendly, took his time with the tour, and was extremely knowledge. He also gave us a list of stores to shop that turned out to be amazing and just what we were looking for. If your into fashion and history this is the tour.

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jonathanjgoodman

This is an AMAZING tour to do. Working with Ivo is the ideal way to learn about the history, but also the CURRENT STATE, of fashion in Paris. Ivo knows a ton and is a pleasure to spend time with. He could relate to my questions but also to my 12-year old daughter's questions. He is very plugged in to the current fashion landscape in Paris. Highly recommend this tour!

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Deanna R

I thought I would be getting a tour of all and history of the Paris fashion market. How they came to be the fashion place of the world, especially the couture side of this ..more or less. While I got some of that, I ended walking around the store fronts of various stores in the shopping district and then learned about Coco Chanel. I am not saying the it was terrible but it certainly wasn't what I expected. If you are a major shopper then you would love this. I am a history buff so this really wasn't for me.


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Private Tour: Fashion History in the Heart of Paris
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Discover the history of fashion in the city that started it all on this 3-hour private walking tour along the fashion streets of Paris—Rue Saint-Honoré and Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Plus, check out chic Place Vendôme. As you walk, gain insight into the fashion industry from an insider guide, who shares interesting stories of the greatest French design houses.

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$111.58

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