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It's that time again, Fashion Week comes round pretty quick so it's time to get vapid again. Although dissed by Tom Ford recently ("Quite honestly in terms of French culture, if you think about what the French are producing in terms of fashion or architects or painters or musicians, they are quite far behind the British” said Ford). Snigger. I think we can manage to put up with it, especially with a trip to Frieze for a reviving burst of Laandan culcha in the offing for the following week, we will bravely soldier on.

If you can't take the air-head crowd, you can always join in by checking out this list of specialist fashion and photography bookstores around the city compiled by Sarina Lewis on Gridskipper; "Without doubt the premiere specialist fashion bookstore in Paris, the Librairie de la Mode is to style addicts what Marc Jacobs' ice-skating boots will be to this season's die-hard fashionistas. Expect to find international… design and directional fashion magazines, specialist journals, trend forecasting books, as well as digests on new season color combinations. Trained staff can help you choose what you need from the 1000 titles in stock. Located in the heart of the Etienne Marcel fashion district, it's a favored haunt of magazine editors, fashion photographers, and industry insiders........

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