The Pope Francis held his third Papal speech in Rome in front of tens of thousand pilgrims who, for some, had travelled from far away. They stood silently in the pouring rain, listening to him. His speech was a cry of help for Oriental Christians, massacred by Islamist fundamentalists. What is the world doing to assist them, he wondered?
The retrospective exhibition at the Museum Galliéra, in Paris, show some of this fashion icon’s most sumptuous creations. It’s a dive into another era, a time when fashion was a way of living. Fashion à la Jeanne Lanvin is creativity as its best.