French Touch Passport

 

Entering service for Compagnie Générale Transatlantique in 1927, the liner, Île-de-France, embarked on its maiden voyage...

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The 1930s refers to the period from 1930 to 1939. The decade was marked by famines, the deepening of the economic crisis...

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In the 1930s, women often wore body-hugging clothes to achieve a graceful silhouette. Outfits and accessories were...

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During cruises in the 1930s, women wore subtle makeup to allow their natural beauty to shine through. Here are some makeup...

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Recreate a 30’s atmosphere at your dinner party by enjoying some Jazz.

 

Dinner is a good time for talking....

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During the gala dances on transatlantic liners, the Charleston headband was a highly prized accessory. Easily recognized...

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Throughout the 20s and 30s, cabarets attracted great numbers, eager to watch spectacular shows in a joyful and glamorous...

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To enjoy an evening of elegance with a 1930’s theme, take some time to discover some Art Deco sites! Also used in the...

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During transatlantic Crossings, the liner Île-de-France became a mobile model for the Art Deco movement due to its...

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In 1925, Paris played host to numerous innovative designers from all over the world at the International Exposition of...

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Art Deco was the first architecture and interior design movement to develop globally, during the 1920s.
Its name...

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When in France, take a moment to explore French literary culture over a coffee and a few sweet treats. Here are the...

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Knowing Paris’ reputation as a city of romance, here are a few suitable places for an intimate dinner date:
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To entertain your guests with a French Touch, decorate your table using a few tips from the French Art of Living.
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The enrichment of time spent with loved ones
 
Just like great reunions, time spent with loved ones is a...

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Gourmet cuisine is considered to be part of the art of living in France and is an integral part of its identity.
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From the most magnificent ships to the most tragic shipwrecks, cinema closely followed the history of transatlantic...

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Go in search of the hidden face of the Art Deco movement by reading some of its works!
Here are a few examples to...

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Express your creativity through a totally Art Deco ILE DE FRANCE® cheeseboard that will transport your guests!
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Bread is a part of French tradition, forming a staple of the French diet.
Here are a few ideas for bread to...

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French gourmet cuisine is seen as refined and high quality and has been exported by numerous chefs all around the world....

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Add a French Touch to your meals and travel with ILE DE FRANCE® to understand that famous French “Art of Living”:
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Crossings by transatlantic liner, Île-de-France, were an opportunity to showcase French gourmet cooking. The cheeseboard...

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Recreate an Art Deco ambience, worthy of the Transatlantic liner, Île-de-France, in your own home, by customizing one of...

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