The common theme of ‘rebellion’ was apparent across many shows at Paris Fashion Week. Whether this was through up and coming fashion houses like ‘Jacquemus’ setting the standard of what they can get away with, or other designers such as Maria Grazia (creative head of Christian Dior) reflecting on themes of past historic rebellions for inspiration. But Liverpool women have been doing this for years. Except, our fashion week only lasts three days, and it is held at the same venue every year: Aintree racecourse. The rebellion I’m talking about isn’t too much alcohol or the arguments caught on camera, etched into tabloids across the country. It’s the embodiment of resisting the constraints of society and the going against the grain of ‘appropriate’ fashion.
Eiffel Tower? Check. Disneyland? Check. Selfie with the Mona Lisa? Check. We all know the most obvious tourist destinations when travelling to capital cities. But which ones are worth spending our time on and which ones are predictable and over hyped? This is why I have compiled a list together of ten alternative things to do in Paris that won’t waste your time, money or appetite.