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a wonderful new week of year mike so i'm louise house and i will be him bringing you the latest and life news from europe today on the show we have. fashion icon a new museum in paris pays comin to evolve. citibank this week we'll highlight the best quality of life in europe. and shopping spree in spain was caught even a storage tank one hundred ten. it was one of the most famous design is in the weld eve salo wrong the french design and started his career at dior and nine hundred fifty seven four years later he founded as own brand with his own name and for many years he worked in paris in a corner building near the eiffel tower this house has now become a museum which opens this week. if seller all spent
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the better part of twenty years here. in this room he sketched his designs and held his fittings. there is personal belongings lie strewn around the desk as if he just left the room. the fact is intentional. former company headquarters has now become a museum. the concept is to leave visitors with an authentic sense of the place. it has smoke. the desk is full of things he kept around all his life that were very dear to him like the park figures that stand for his dogs. we want it to be more than a museum a fashion more like a place of remembrance of a historical museum. we're trying to recreate something that doesn't exist anymore a time when you have played a major role when collections were developed in a very particular way. ok they could be short could shouldn't.
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over five thousand dresses complete with accessories as well as sketches photos and films can be found in the new museums archive. kept everything including his very earliest creations. this dress from one nine hundred sixty two was the very first he made on commission for a client. museum goers can get up close to the finest gowns it's old coot you're at eyelevel. he said. if someone was the first designing to archive his clothes previously they used to give them to the models off the fashion shows i'll sell them straight to the customers but he kept the original prototypes so we can exhibit them today. and also me he was also the first designer the stage is fashion shows in other venues instead of artist could you house in
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a hotel for instance. if you did that made them any vote and they still are today. in two thousand and two the first rock star designer took his leave of the fashion world with a grand show. he passed on six years later at age seventy one in two thousand and fourteen his partner both professionally and in private conceived the museum project. was an exceptionally rare talent. you know. he left a colossal legacy and set a huge influence on society. if fashion were about nothing but creating a certain aesthetic in addressing wealthy ladies it would have no real significance for marriage but fashion as a lot more than that it has a social dimension. so you know exact same function so you hope paul
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could. took from men's fashion like the tuxedo or the overall and transform them and made the wearable for women. so the women kept their femininity but they were able to feel equal to male macbook and he latched on to the tendency in the one nine hundred sixty s. and held on to it right up until the end of his career. among the french designers favorite models was a young the indian model first took to the catwalk for each seller all in one nine hundred seventy six. i mean. at first glance even celeron made a very reserved and shy impression on people. but in smaller more intimate company he could be completely different he told stories and was good at imitating people in general he was an incredibly polite respectful person. in the thirteen years i worked for him he never acted like a star during fittings he even asked me what i thought everyone could have
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a say when they want to have you go along but. after the paris museum a second. is due to open in america shana tova nineteen. the fashion designer was born in algeria and spent a great deal of time in morocco and influence that could be spotted in his creations. he originally came from north africa he grew up there and that's where he got that feel for color a completely different feel than what was normal for paris at the time yet. he favored warm colors and strong contrast like in india we also mix orange and pink. it's a. home in america it reminded him of his childhood. we'll never see the two new museums opened he passed away on september eighth but his
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greatest wish has been granted he's made even sell along the artist and visionary the first fashion designer to have not one but two museums devoted to him. and we have on the press which as always featured three stop stories in europe. germany's first same sex marriage was celebrated in berlin on sunday boto mender and card contests had waited thirty eight years for their special day. in june the german parliament approved marriage equality which already exists in thirteen other european countries the new law went into effect on october the first same sex couples now have exactly the same status under german law as heterosexual couples wedding bells also rang for gay and lesbian couples in hanover and hamburg.
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the show underway has grown taller for vivienne westwood took place at paris fashion week on saturday strong on color and prints the twenty eight hundred spring summer collection was designed for the first time by vivienne westwood sauced green husband. meanwhile cosmetics giant low rio transformed the landmark shows it is a into a best catwalk. celebrities including helen mirren and jane fonda model for the latest makeup looks teamed with classic french fashion design by the likes of batman and isabelle merong. comic-con russia drew to a close in moscow on sunday with a cause play competition. participants dressed up as their favorite comic book or video game characters such as torn from world of warcraft or characters from the witcher. because play events grew out of the japanese manga and anime craze of the
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one nine hundred ninety s. and have become common features at fan conventions. the city where living in the price is a green army the transport system well the brits. zenit monaco has recently published a ranking of the top twenty five most populous cities to live in they considered system sixty different aspects including leisure pollution traffic as well as the price of coffee the number one spawns went to tokyo bought we've picked out the best european cities in the ranking and we'll show you want to day through this we can start off with this city obs or it. zurich switzerland biggest city and the country's financial capital it regularly
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reaches the top ten in surveys of the world's most livable cities lifestyle magazine monocle has just placed so rick at number eight in its latest quality of life city ranking editor in chief tyler brulé says one reason is that everything here works like clockwork swiss clock of course we think that great cities are friction free and that means public transport works means communications function it means that you can have a really seamless existence in a city realty jump in a river or lake in the morning and have an easy commute to work and be in a great office environment. zurich is home to a population of about four hundred thousand the old town is in the heart of the city and manages to combine the excitement of the big city with the charm of the village and everything's easy to reach in the alps proximity to nature is another of zurich's big attractions. it has lake zurich and the river lima on its doorstep
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all this water is lovely to look at and it's a key factor in quality of life. and even take a boat across the if you want to get to the office you have it as so i think that's one of really one of the great things. you see that zurich really turns into a mediterranean city the way the city uses its rivers the way use its lakes i can't think of many european cities that have that and then are really using fresh bodies of water in the way that europe does. bahnhof strasser in downtown so it has one of the most upmarket shopping streets in the world. the city is a hub of international finance traditionally one of its main features are banks but zurich is changing the creative scene is flourishing and helping to regenerate
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neighborhoods that used to be rundown and seedy. i think of all of the cities that we've looked at in our quality of life rankings has witnessed the most extraordinary transformation if i look back fifteen years ago sixteen years ago zurich was still very buttoned up that's changed now and you see that because whole structures of the city that the reinvention of christ fear try these these neighborhoods which actually start to feel like a slightly more sanitized swiss a fide version of berlin kai sphere is the former red light district these days it's popular with a young crowd and google opened offices here in the summer two thousand people from around the world to now work here. a spate of new hotels restaurants and shops have opened breathing new life into the neighborhood a former pharmacy houses the ultra hip pseudo design stores places like this are
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turning the area into zurich's most cosmopolitan district. such as a coffee it's got good cafes good nightclubs good bars very specialized sections to do with it's a district that represents who we are it's life lead it attracts a mixed crowd and we feel very at home here. with who is his award. monocle magazine also good. they're part of what makes such a great place to live. there is a culture of co-linear experiences new things happening lots of innovation great hotels. you know each neighborhood has. got their own flair and great place. everything's within easy reach. everything. it does have to be said but zurich is
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also one of the most expensive cities in europe it could do with becoming more affordable even monocle says so apart from that zurich strikes the perfect balance between financial hub modern metropolis very small town coziness. what's your favorite european city love to hear your thoughts so please do write in to us and let us know at the end of the week will select one of the names at random and you will win and i pod shuffle and a backpack full of loads of travel goodies you can see those on the table there but also a plug adaptor and many many others inside this. so you can save the quick contact form on our website and that's below and you'll also see the top five cities posted on instagram. europe at its best your imax brings you the highlights on instagram stunning landscapes spectacular buildings and mouthwatering delicacy
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our reporters are constantly on the look out with their cameras we look forward to your comments check out our duramax instagram stories and discover how exciting and diverse europe can be. follow us on instagram. how we love instagram but there's always new apps to discover to the latest wrong to catch our attention is wrong code yeah it's a combination of a base not chat and years and is basically a shopping poll the way video is most popular with fashionistas but it's constantly growing and if you are still confused and here's a bit of an example. i know. this isn't m.t.v. and it's not even a music video it's actually a sales portal run. by you.
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it's amazing. to be honest i really like this video my sense of what i do is click here unfortunately the t. shirts already sold but this is definitely a very fun way of selling a t. shirt. melanie moore came up with the idea of creating a marketplace where users can sell their products with video in may twenty sixth she launched big a shopping at a lively mix of snap chat and you tube. we all know how much kids teenagers use their mobile phone and they're always making videos for snap chat and instagram and so on. me thinking about how to improve t.v. shopping. this fifteen year old user goes by the name prince of passion gay specifically targets his age group the fourteen to twenty two year olds. yes i think this is the very last letter from the first merchandise collection and it
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could be yours. this is how it works uses to shoot a video selects a music apply a few virtual stickers and sell their product. range from private to professional sellers and the numbers are growing the app is available in one hundred sixty countries but now the majority of users are teenagers. i'm so impressed by the entrepreneurial spirit of these teenagers spirit. we are seeing brands on our platform where the c.e.o. is fifteen years old shifted from. finance by investors protoboard by melanie before the launch.
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don't have to pay a sales job even professional sellers for the time being the app is free and you don't have to be a teenager to enjoy shopping just got a whole lot more fun. week so far it's. very. well let's leave the room for myself i'm behind from my home and now as the most famous department store in berlin is celebrating its anniversary the coddy of a is the harrods of linen has been around for about one hundred ten years now offering customers that should dish no way to shop it several false of clothing home goods toiletries appliances stationery and on the top a food flaw custom is can enjoy a wonderful pit stop for coffee and cake. even a glass of champagne. cowhouse test weston's or comedy bay in berlin
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is germany's most famous department store. if you're looking for luxury you've come to the right place. it was founded one hundred ten years ago by our old here on goff the son of a jewish cattle trader from southern germany in the early twentieth century berlin is commercial hub was its city center but beyond awful beyond his department store in the prosperous district of from lawton book and independent town just west of berlin. i get to say he's an adult youngor famously said i decide whether a location is good or not as he insisted that his store would sell such fabulous where's the customers would come wherever it was. his confidence was not misplaced . with his wife and child he moved into a nineteen room apartment in the well to do tear gotten district his department store has survived germany's turbulent twentieth century history from the german
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empire to the weimar republic to the third reich and the second world war. but apartment stores which donors seven times. today it belongs to an italian chain which is in turn part of an austrian group and time company. its customers are as international as its ownership. overseas visitors account for half of caught avi's turnover. others come to just look but not so much to buy after the fall of the berlin wall in one thousand nine hundred nine many east germans headed to the famous department store as their first port of call in the west. it's so busy totally crowded but it was interesting you can get everything there all these things we've never even seen before for more than one hundred ten years
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through good times and bad the compost as best and it has stood for luxury and fine living. it's a showcase of consumerism and a burger and a landmark. well happy birthday to caddy v. it's time now for a trip as chosen by you yes we had a request by facebook from said you know i thought of a father in mexico and hey i asked us to take him on eventual trip to italy so we chose the historic region all the tasha that is located about eighty kilometers northwest of the capital of rome. states in history and has a wonderful ride have landscapes train joyce let's take a look. etruscan settled around two thousand eight hundred years ago here in tarquinius in what's now western italy even before the romans they also coined
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a name for the region. they built cities like tarquinius on the hills. it's now famous for its a trust an excavation sites. with over six thousand burial chambers the mountain not seen a couple this was named a unesco world heritage site in two thousand and four. the tomb of the leopards dates back to the fifth century b.c. it's well preserved frescoes are an image of history. of this book down to. one of the most important pretty roman civilizations in italy and the will they had a big influence on italy. everything they produced material and all material from buildings to the alphabet was adopted and developed by the romans. although much.
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like the aqua ducts for example this one is near the chimney hills. extinct volcanoes some over one thousand meters high provide a spectacular backdrop to lake be called a nature reserve with a range of leisure activities. the numerous hiking paths and pilgrimage routes also attract plenty of mountain bikers. here we have so many trails hills and parts no traffic control and you always discover new roads. at the foot of the many hills lies terrible with some seventy thousand inhabitants the biggest city in the region the cathedral and papal palace bear witness to the city's most prosperous era. in the thirteenth century the temple was the papal seat the longest conclave in church history occurred here
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it took three years for the cardinals to finally elect a pope gregory the tenth. the beautifully preserved medieval old town is a highly sought after film location. it also inspires artists such as the current of the summer. we are. in the historic old town it's like living in the middle ages. it's missing are a few torches. it feels really mediæval because it's so quiet. all of growing is a longstanding tradition in the region the all of oil is mostly produced by individuals and small businesses they don't make much but it's top quality. it's served in bars and restaurants in viterbo like here in the money on money a bottle every day there's a buffet with local delicacies you've got to go. all the ingredients we use here
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come from the immediate vicinity like potatoes be small. the cheese sausage and wine also comes from to show the staff see the bar as a kind of tribute to their home. that all. of your is the most beautiful place on especially the nature the well preserved castles the medieval history the breathtaking countryside with the mountains of tosha on the lowlands by the sea. otters on let's go in tuscany and that combination makes it a really unique region. just an hour's drive from rome and you're in the peace and quiet of the picturesque to show region. remember you can always write to us with requests to send our reporters as well facebook pages
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