Capitals of Fashion
This is the gripping story of a battle of two cities, London and Paris, and a battle of two competing cultures.
Historians Robert and Isabelle Tombs are a husband and wife team and they can shed a particular light on the story - Robert is English and Isabelle is French. Having written on the 'love-hate' relationship between the two countries, they are ready to focus on the two great capitals at the heart of it all. How much was competition, and how much cultural exchange?
5. Capitals of fashion.