Paris Fashion Week celebrates 50 years since May 1968 protests
By France 24
03 March 2018 | 6:05 am
From 1968 to 2018, this year marks five decades since the May 1968 protests which would revolutionise French society. An inspirational anniversary for designers at Paris Fashion Week, who've channelled that energy into next winter’s ready-to-wear collections.
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