5 Ways to Live The Good Life, in Style! | HolidayIQ Blog

5 Ways to Live The Good Life, in Style!

5 Ways to Live The Good Life, in Style! Shutterstock

France is synonomous with luxury, style and love! It has been and will remain the fashion centre of the world. And this we say not out of love of the place but, because fashion here goes a long way back and the attires dawned here by the natives are tried and tested as the perfect amount of chic and elegance that does not compromise the comfort. 

5 Ways to Live The Good Life, in Style!:

  1. Paris
  2. France

Day 1. The French owe their sense of style to King Louis XIV

The French owe their sense of style to King Louis XIV
Click to know more
source: wikimedia.org

King Louis XIV, the ‘Sun King’ had particularly lavish taste, as seen in the way that he dressed. Recognising the importance of luxury goods to the national economy, Louis overlooked artistic industries and textile trade. Also visit Avenue des Champs-Elysées in the 8th arrondissement, the fashion hub of Paris.

Day 2. Rue de la Paix in Paris was the first fashion business centre

Rue de la Paix in Paris was the first fashion business centre
Click to explore
source: Mustang Joe

Charles Frederick Worth, the Englishman is credited with developing an haute couture industry by opening his business at Rue de la Paix, with several other fashion houses following suit, namely Paul Poiret and Madeleine Vionnet among them. Located in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, you can either take a metro or a bus to reach here. 

Day 3. Coco Chanel is French - need I say more!

Coco Chanel is French - need I say more!
Discover
source: wikimedia.org

Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel liberated women from the constraints of the "corseted silhouette" and popularised a sporty, casual chic as the feminine standard of style. Visit her apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, Paris and feel her essence in the camelia fleur, the lacquered black surfaces and the dramatic suede furniture.

Day 4. Lyon is a growing fashion industry center

Lyon is a growing fashion industry center
Click to find out
source: wikimedia.org

Lyon has been the world's silk capital since the 17th century, with an important textile industry and a strong fashion culture. The Presqu'île is the upscale district of the city, containing luxurious malls, streets and avenue. The famous Rue de la République is compared with Avenue des Champs-Elysées of Paris.

1467

Day 5. 'The City of Contrasts', Marseille is a must-visit

'The City of Contrasts', Marseille is a must-visit
Click for more
source: wikimedia.org

The avenue Canebière is called the "Champs Elysées of Marseille". Rue Paradis and the Rue Grignan are known for being the avenues of luxury in the city, holding high fashion boutiques such as Louis Vuitton, Hermès, YSL, Chopard, Kenzo, Tara Jarmon, Gérard Darel and many others.

The views above are collated from opinions expressed by travellers on www.holidayiq.com

Blog for us! Write in to [email protected]

Get Free Travel Guide for your upcoming Holiday

Photos & Video Reviews
Great Deals from Partners
Travel Itineraries
When to Visit

Get the HolidayIQ Traveller's Guide to & start planning now!

With the best attractions, traveller reviews, hotels, packages and lots more…

Login via Facebook to get your free travel guide to
or register with email ID
  • +356
HolidayIQ travellers used this guide to plan their trip!

Get the HolidayIQ Traveller's Guide to & plan your holiday now!

With the best attractions, traveller reviews, hotels, packages and lots more…

Login via Facebook to get your free travel guide to
  • +356
HolidayIQ travellers used this guide to plan their trip!