It's a tradition: launching the year-end parties and kicking off the Christmas lights on the Champs-Elysées, the mayor of Paris still chooses a celebrity.
After the young model Lily-Rose Depp of last year, the judoka Teddy Riner shortly before her, or the Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard in the past, is the German designer Karl Lagerfeld to illuminate the road this & # 39; year. Paris on 22 November.
It is Anne Hidalgo who has formalized the information this Thursday 8 on her Twitter account. He explained that Karl Lagerfeld was "The choice of elegance and excellence for the most beautiful street in the world".
Last year, Lily-Rose Depp was the godmother of the Christmas lights on the Champs-Elysées
The Champs-Elysees will therefore be entirely red-colored from 17:00 to 2:00 every night until 9 January inclusive, and continuously from dusk to dawn on 24 December and 31 December.
For the holidays of the end of 2018, Blachere Illumination has designed new luminous decorations. Note that this is the first time in the history of lighting that red is chosen to dress the Champs-Elysees.
The holidays start Christmas # on the magic theme of #LaFabriquedesReves the @Galeries_Laf : the American actress winner of an Oscar @jes_chastain last night inaugurated the Grand Sapin created by the house @Piaget under the iconic dome of the flagship of Boulevard Haussmann a #Paris pic.twitter.com/V6q6XtpS5u
– Galeries Lafayette (@Galeries_Laf) November 8, 2018
If Karl Lagerfeld takes over the Champs-Elysees, other celebrities should go to other famous places in Paris for their spectacular lighting.
The American actress Jessica Chastain was, for example, at the Galeries Lafayette on Wednesday evening.
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