Travel review: Hotel du Petit Moulin: Eat, sleep and drink fashion in Marais

Designed by fashion king Christian Lacroix

Designed by fashion king Christian Lacroix

Designed by fashion king Christian Lacroix who is widely credited with single-handedly saving couture, Hotel du Petit Moulin is as one of a kind as it gets. That is if you don't count Lacroix's Marais apartment of course (which he co-owned from 2002-2009), of which the Hotel du Petit Moulin bares a strikingly welcome resemblance. …

It was back in 2005 Lacroix transformed the historic 17th Century building into the couture hotel it is today. And nearly 10 years on, it hasn’t gone out of fashion.

There are just 16 rooms and one junior suite, each telling its own story. As Lacroix once said “the world needs some excitement from fashion” and he wasn’t kidding.

Hotel du Petit Moulin is all the excitement you need for a short stay.

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