The Invention of French Luxury

52m 28s

Glassware, drapery, porcelain: this is what has made France a benchmark in luxury. This documentary is an immersion in the fascinating origins of this industry, from an economic, scientific and cultural point of view.French luxury, as we imagine it today, was born under the reign of the Sun King. In response to the economic crisis of the time, the king and his advisers ingeniously marked the beginning of a new era: new means of transactions, technical and scientific innovations, the birth of various areas of expertise ...Real poles of experts have emerged and have played a key role in this emerging industry. Between intrigue, technological development and scientific discoveries, discover how they made France a nation renowned for luxury products, sometimes by unscrupulous means ...

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