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Posts tagged "paris"
+ Clément, Palais de Tokyo

+ Clément, Palais de Tokyo

Mesdames et Messieurs, je te présente Clément. He is the bartend at Le Palais de Tokyo Monsieur Bleu restaurant, which sits almost as an art piece in itself at the end of the gallery. In a contemporary world promoting minimalism and austerity, gold, marble, green leather and velvet would put one off as ostentatiously vulgar....
+ Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud

+ Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud

She was scrutinizing the freshly baked baguettes sticking out of my bag just outside Cannibal Cafe. I was scrutinizing her incredible leather top. Hours later – after an injection of champagne and thus a smidgen of courage – I, by happenstance, crossed paths with this young lady and managed to stammer out in French (for...
+ Summer Prints

+ Summer Prints

These young ladies are on the move through Paris, enjoying the summer with intricate prints.
+ Faces of Paris

+ Faces of Paris

Cat eyes peer out from a metro collage, Clément – bartend at Palais de Tokyo – serves up the classiest of cocktails and champagne, and Parc de Belleville is dotted with picnics. The one I share with Berlin-based artist Scott Elliott and fashionable friend Stephanie Eisenkolb is a classic – baguettes, fromage, champagne, et fraises....
+ wine rack

+ wine rack

A dear friend recently bought a wine refrigerator. At first, I thought: insane, extravagant, over-the-top. But then, in hindsight (which never does tend to have a future), I do recall having a modest wine rack myself, though not temperature controlled. Personally it’s quite pleasing to know that a bottle or two waits for me at...