Where was Crimes of Fashion filmed? See All Locations & Cast

The new Hallmark Mystery movie “Crimes of Fashion: Killer Clutch” takes us to the backstage of a Paris fashion show through its filming locations.

Directed by Felipe Rodriguez from the screenplay of Tom McCurrie and Stephanie Sourapas, the movie follows an American psychologist named Lauren Elliott, who helps a French detective in solving a complicated case related to the murder of a fashion designer.

The movie is produced by Ferenc Pusztai under Cineflix Media Production with Jeff Vanderwal, J.C. Mills, Sherri Rufh, Michael Rosenberg and Laura Notarianni as executive producers.

Crimes of Fashion: Killer Clutch Filming Locations

Crimes of Fashion: Killer Clutch was primarily filmed in the beautiful city of Budapest, Hungary, with some scenes taking place in Paris, France. Even though the story is set in France, most of the filming happened in Budapest, according to TribLive. The shooting for the movie took place in December 2023, as per our coverage.

Budapest, Hungary

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and is famous for its stunning architecture, like the Hungarian Parliament Building and Buda Castle. The city has a long history dating back to ancient times and sits on the banks of the Danube River.

Crimes of Fashion Killer Clutch filming in Budapest
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The film crew picked many lovely spots around Budapest to shoot different scenes. They used the city’s charming streets, parks, and buildings as the backdrop for the mystery. Some of the outdoor scenes show off Budapest’s amazing views.

This is the second Hallmark movie of 2024 that was shot in Budpaest, the first one was Love on the Right Course.

If you visit Budapest, there are lots of cool places to see!

  • You can walk across the famous Chain Bridge over the Danube River.
  • The Fisherman’s Bastion is a gorgeous terrace with amazing city views.
  • St. Stephen’s Basilica is a massive church with a high dome.
  • The Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden is home to hundreds of animal species.

Paris, France

While most of “Killer Clutch” was filmed in Budapest, a small portion was shot in Paris, France. This helped capture the true French feeling for some scenes. The crew filmed at iconic Parisian locations like the Eiffel Tower and charming cafés.

Brooke D'Orsay posing for the shooting of Crimes of Fashion Killer Clutch in front of Eiffel Tower in Paris
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Paris is one of the popular shooting location where many small films are produced every year. Some of the popular ones are A Paris Christmas Waltz, Good Grief, Mea Culpa, Dancing Detective, and Perfect Addiction.

Behind The Scenes

Marini shared an amazing bts clip on his Instagram to praise the cast and crew members for their support. The French actor wrote a long caption, see his post below.

Hallmark Mystery shared a high-quality image of D’Orsay in Budapest.

Crimes of Fashion: Killer Clutch Cast

  • Brooke D’Orsay as Lauren Elliott
  • François Legrand as Virgil St-James
  • Gilles Marini as André Duvreuil
  • David Bowles as Ari Singh
  • Harry Szovik as Ross Chau
  • Mohamed Belhadjine as Théo
  • Anastasia Milko as Ondine
  • Paloma Coquant as Charlotte
  • Martin Budny as Patrick
  • Alain Van Goethem as Riccardo Dolce

What is the movie about?

The story follows an American psychologist who is hired to coach a Parisian fashion designer struggling with the pressure of the upcoming fashion show. However, their world is turned upside down when a murder takes place backstage. The psychologist, with her knowledge of human behavior, joins forces with a guarded French detective to investigate the crime. Together, they must navigate a world of high fashion and unravel a list of stylish suspects to find the killer.

Where can I watch Crimes of Fashion: Killer Clutch?

Crimes of Fashion: Killer Clutch premiered on Hallmark Mystery on March 15, 2024 at 9/8c inside the United States. The channel is available on Philo, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV + Lifestyle Extra Bundle, DirecTV Stream Ultimate, Fubo TV Elite, Fubo TV, YouTube TV, Frndly TV, Vidgo, Now TV, and Spectrum TV Choice.

If you have missed the premiere, Crimes of Fashion will also air on the same channel on the following dates:

  • March 17 at 7/6c
  • March 20 at 7/6c
  • March 23 at 9/8c
  • April 14 at 9/8c

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