Paris: The Montmartre Quarter and its Fashion Millinery

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Duration
90 minutes
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English, French

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What You'll Do
  • Discover a workshop boutique hat designer
  • Explanatory commentary given by a milliner director of a collection
  • Guided tour around the Abbesses district
  • Discover Montmartre, its culture and artists during your visit
Overview
Visit a fashion workshop specializing in hats as you take a stroll through this typical district of Abbesses.
What to Expect
The hat is a head cover that's become a fashion accessory. Its production is carried out by milliner's whose occupation has been recognized in Paris since 1323.

The main techniques in hat production were perfected in this period and are always being updated. Following the disappearance of corporations under the French Revolution, hat production became the work of milliners. A city accessory par excellence, the hat has unmistakably been linked to fashion, decorum and savoir faire since the 19th century. This visit also offers you the opportunity to discover a workshop boutique specializing in this fashion accessory.

The hats are tailormade by milliners in accordance with traditional artisan methods. Discover floppy hats, cloches and fedoras through their manufacture. A commentary for this experience will be given by a milliner who will be available to answer all your questions.

This experience will be preceded by a walk around the Abbesses district. Discover the Montmartre vines, the Place du Tertre and its daily artists and also the culture of this unusual quarter, particularly through its famous Poulbot works.
What's Not Included
  • Transport ticket
Meeting Point

In front of the carousel, metro Abbesses line 12 (Open in Google Maps)

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