Telegraph: Gok Wan’s Paris

Gok Wan, the fashion stylist and television presenter, adores Paris for its art, culture, food and the Galeries Lafayette department store.

Why Paris?

I adore the shopping, the art and culture, and, of course, the food. I love the idea of going somewhere that is so different from England, but is only a train ride away. And I think Parisians’ reputation for being rude is unfounded: I’ve always found them welcoming without being over the top. They just allow you to do your thing.

Anything special I should pack?

Sunglasses, regardless of the time of year. Paris is effortlessly chic and the moment you put on a pair of shades, you become just that bit more stylish. I love watching Parisians going about their business, invariably wearing a pair of sunglasses.

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