Marianne: the iconic image of the French woman chosen to be the first feminine face of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Marianne an emblematic figure of France around the world
Marianne is a universal symbol embodied by iconic and influential women. She lends a human face to the Olympic Games, standing for the people and with the people. She symbolizes women’s emancipation and a strong signal that sport and its governing bodies are finally evolving.
Fashion dominates the provincials, but Parisian women dominate fashion.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
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Join a tour to discover Modern Paris, before or after your Olympic Games hospitality experience. Visit trendy cafes, leading designer boutiques, breathtaking rooftops, and traditional ateliers.
Our Cité de la Mode et du Design guided tour will give you the keys to unlock the secrets of Marianne and French women’ secrets.