40 statues from the tomb of John the Fearless, 2nd Duke of Burgundy (15th century) to go on US tour.
Why we love France: The Louvre to have a satellite in Lens, in a poorer region in the north & Pompidou Center to open one in Metz (Alsace). It also takes its art in a traveling show to poorer areas.
World Tricot founder Carmel Colle was seeking 2.5 million euros (3.7 million dollars) from Chanel for alleged counterfeit after she spotted in a shop window a Chanel vest with a crochet design that she claims is hers.
Court makes them pay 400,000 € for breaking a contract, but says they didn’t steal the design: Link
You can still eat very well in France, as you did 20 years ago. The problem is that almost everywhere you eat in France, it could still be 20 years ago. Nothing has changed.
Decline of French cuisine caused by stagnation according to the new book “Au Revoir to All That: Food, Wine, and the End of France.” Buy the book on Amazon!