Despite the Italian ring to its name, Escada is actually German (founded in Munich in 1978) and specialises in upmarket women's clothes. The company was initially noticed for its unusual combinations of colours and patterns, exclusive embroidery and elaborately designed knitted fashions.
Now present in over 60 countries, the firm famously ran into problems recently with their use of fur, and has apparently yet to stop.
And yet Hillary Swank, Elettra Rossellini, Diane Kruger and Demi Moore are all fans. Perhaps they're not all bad after all?
Their flagship store on avenue Montaigne would be the place to go see. You'll find their standard collection and sportswear line there, as well as accessories and fragrances.
Until July 16th, 2017, the Petit Palais will be holding “Baroque during the Enlightenment”.
Covering some of the greatest masterpieces of the churches of the city of Paris, which date back to the 18th century, this special temporary exhibition presents beautiful sketches and religious paintings by artists who marked that period in Europe including Largillière, Lemoine, Restout, Vien, David, and Van Loo.
If you’re staying at any of our Hotels Paris Champs Elysees, this is your chance to travel back in time to the Régence and the pre-revolution period and explore the worlds of these extraordinary French painters. So, don’t think twice!
Christophe Leribault, Director of the Petit Palais
Marie Monfort, Head of Conservation of Civil and Religious Artworks for the City of Paris.
Maryline Assante, the Petit Palais
Lionel Britten, the Musée d’Orsay
Guillaume Kazerouni, the Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes
Jessica Degain, Emmanuelle Federspiel, and Nicolas Engel, the Centre de documentation de la Conservation des Oeuvres d'Art Religieuses et Civiles (COARC)
Christine Gouzi, the Paris-Sorbonne University
From March 21 through July 16, 2017
Tuesday 10 am – 6 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 6 pm
Thursday 10 am – 6 pm
Friday 10 am – 9 pm
Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
The Petit Palais,
Avenue Winston Churchill