If you’d like to sleep inside a fairy tale, you might want to pay a visit to La Balade des Gnômes, a quiet bed and breakfast where you can live out your fairy tale dreams, including one inside the belly of a wooden bull.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s 82-year-old artist father is putting on his first show in Paris, featuring naked buttocks, exploding television sets and a portrait of French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy.
High art? No. Saccharine? Yes. But there is something about the work of Pierre Grisot we love. The son of a watchmaker, he worked for a time designing hats and creating perfume ads for Dior, and as an artist for L’Officiel de la mode et de la couture. The good news? You can still buy his work. The painting above is for sale at Dartington Antiques in the UK…
Chef Arnaud Lallement from l’Assiette Champenoise, a Michelin two-star restaurant just outside Reims, France, and Chef Scott Hunnel from award-winning Victoria & Albert’s at Walt Disney World Resort, are collaborating to create a French-inspired menu featuring superior products and seasonal ingredients sourced from around the world.
Now this is something new. A souvenir “brand!” Guess some entrepreneur in Paris got sick of the same old tacky souvenirs and decided to take matters into his or her own hands. Some of the stuff is definitely cooler than what you usually see. But you can’t get IWASIN Paris products online. You have to come to Paris! (Or ask us…) They are in the process of updating their site and online catalogue. Bookmark it for later!
New “concept” store Merci in the Marais (Paris) decorates this little vintage car according to its latest theme (here it’s the Liberty brand). We have a thing for flowery cars and wouldn’t mind having this one. As for the store: bof.