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Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi #AtTheGalleria

12 November - 14 December

Immerse yourself in French culture, heritage and art with this one-of-a-kind event - Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi: French Luxury in the 21st Century from November 12th – December 14th

Immerse yourself in French culture, heritage and art with this one-of-a-kind event - Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi: French Luxury in the 21st Century from November 12th – December 14th. Open to all, guests will be able to embark on an exquisite journey with exhibitions, pop-up installations, in-store activations and window-displays from the world’s most admired French luxury houses.

Placed under the patronage of the Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), H.E. Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak and the French Minister of Culture, Franck Riester, Flânerie Colbert Abu Dhabi: French Luxury in the 21st Century is a celebration of the bond between the UAE and France.

Twenty-six French luxury houses are presenting window displays and in-store scenographies and events at The Galleria, staging French Luxury in the 21st century and echoing the "10,000 Years of Luxury" exhibition at Louvre Abu Dhabi.

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10am to 10pm (12am on Thursdays & Fridays) From Nov. 12 to Dec.14

  • Bernardaud with Christofle and Guerlain are staging a common pop-up space
  • Boucheron is welcoming Ercuis and Château de Fontainebleau
  • Cartier is welcoming Flammarion Beaux Livres
  • Celine is staging a pop-up space
  • Chanel is welcoming Hôtel Ritz Paris and La Monnaie de Paris
  • Christian Dior Couture is welcoming Baccarat and Parfums Christian Dior
  • Hermès is welcoming Parfums Hermès, John Lobb, Puiforcat and Saint-Louis in a pop-up space
  • Louis Vuitton is welcoming Christofle, Le Bristol Paris and Robert Haviland & C. Parlon
  • Van Cleef & Arpels is welcoming Chloé and SèvresCité de la Céramique

With special events in the boutiques:

  • Van Cleef & Arpels jewellery demonstration on Nov. 13 and 14
  • Hermès saddle making demonstration on Nov. 14, 15 and 16
  • John Lobb shoe making demonstration on Nov. 21, 22 and 23
  • Puiforcat silversmithing demonstration on Nov. 28, 29 and 30
  • Saint-Louis gold painting on crystal demonstration on Dec. 5, 6 and 7

In addition, this unique series will feature at the below locations:

  • House of Artisans, Qasr Al Hosn: Savoir-faire Conversation – Cross-cultural craft demonstrations, workshops hosted by French luxury houses, talks and film screenings.
  • Manarat Al Saadiyat: Abu Dhabi Art 2019; French Luxury and Contemporary Art Talks - Talks on French luxury and contemporary art by speakers from prestigious French luxury houses and cultural institutions.
  • Louvre Abu Dhabi: 10,000 Years Of Luxury Exhibition, Louvre Abu Dhabi – A showcase of items from 21st-century French luxury houses and depict how different cultures have defined luxury.
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