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Fashion Review: ‘The Rich Look’ Lives On in Paris for a New Generation

Advertisement PARIS — Sometimes it feels necessary to resist the easy seductions of beauty. Other times it is pointless to refrain. If designers here produced little in the way of big ideas or innovations this season, they seemed to have agreed on the same aesthetic mandate: Excite the attention of viewers without in any way challenging it. This was as true of the often unruly Rei Kawakubo at Comme des Garçons Homme Plus as it was of the orderly and corporately obedient Kris Van Assche at Dior Homme. Where Ms….

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In Paris, Pushing the Men’s Wear Boulder Along

Advertisement PARIS — It is against the backdrop of a world and a time when everyone aspires to do and own the same things that Rick Owens is pursuing his own gnarly and contrarian vision. Titling his latest men’s wear collection “Sisyphus,” he showed it in a gallery of the Palais de Tokyo under the blinding glare of morgue lighting and with a soundtrack of deafening techno. In Mr. Owens’s slightly self-dramatizing worldview, the challenge is rolling his particular boulder up a hill of cultural conformity. While he is far…

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Ritz Paris robbery: Armed robbers dropped bag of jewels

French police have recovered all the jewellery stolen by armed robbers from a shop at the famous Ritz Hotel in Paris on Wednesday, sources say. They say the loot worth some €4.5m (£4m; $ 5.4m) was in a bag dropped by one member of the five-strong gang during the brazen raid. Three men have been arrested, police said, while others remain on the run. The five-star Ritz is in Place Vendôme, in Paris’ historical first district on the right bank of the river Seine. “I can confirm that all the…

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Eniola Aluko: Chelsea Ladies striker in talks with Paris Saint-Germain over transfer to France

Eniola Aluko has held talks with Paris Saint-Germain Thursday, January 11, 2018 Paris Saint-Germain have made contact with Eniola Aluko, the Chelsea Ladies and England striker, over a move to France. The 30-year-old has five months left on her contract with the Blues, and is said to be keen on a fresh start having played just 10 times this season. Aluko was involved in a discrimination case against former England manager Mark Sampson last year, which saw the latter leave his post in September. Aluko has won 102 caps for…

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Ritz Paris robbery: Jewellery worth millions seized in armed heist

Armed robbers have seized millions of euros worth of merchandise from a jewellery shop at the famous Ritz Hotel in Paris. Five men armed with axes smashed a window at the shop inside the hotel at about 18:00 local time (17:00 GMT), French media report. Three men have been arrested, police said, while others remain on the run. It is not clear whether any of the loot, estimated to be worth more than €4m (£3.5m), was recovered. The luxurious five-star Ritz is located in Place Vendôme, in Paris’ historical first…

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Manchester United face competition to sign Paris Saint-Germain outcast Lucas Moura

The 25-year-old has not started a single Ligue 1 game this season Monday, January 8, 2018 Nantes have been given the green light from Paris Saint-Germain to sign Manchester United target Lucas Moura this month. The 25-year-old has not started a single Ligue 1 game for PSG this season after completely falling out of favour at the club. He is expected to leave the French capital during the window and it has been widely reported that he is hoping to join United. The Old Trafford giants have been linked with…

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