Thursday, July 30, 2009

Le Jour de la Sirène: A Fashion Happening Fit for Film


Submitted by - Zeva Bellel, Founder & Editor of - 'Paris By Appointment Only'™

"At high noon the first Wednesday of each month a series of sirens rings throughout Paris to test the city’s emergency warning system. Startling at first, the practice grounds you in the present—at that very moment you know exactly where and when you are. The sound is also a haunting blast from the past (it’s impossible not to think of curfews and distress alarms when you hear it). For those in the know, the signal has another sense entirely: it’s a stirring reminder to attend Jacques Fivel’s monthly fashion happening, Le Jour de la Sirène (The day of the siren), later on that evening."

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