Saturday, December 31, 2011

Happy New Year!

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

La Maison des Champs Elysées

La Maison des Centraliens ...the first hotel decorated by Martin Margiela.

"La Maison des Centraliens is a hidden treasure in the 8th arrondissement. Located in the centre of ''The Golden Triangle'' (where the Champs-Elysées, Avenue Montaigne, the Grand Palais and the Place de la Concorde meet), the townhouse was first built in 1864 for royalty. It was later, in between the years of 1913 and 1989, that the private home underwent the extensions and renovations that would allow for it to become a hotel – a luxury hotel to be exact.

Out of respect for this building’s precious history, the design of the hotel had to be handled with class and elegance whilst representing the avant-garde and chic fashion that Paris is known for. A homage to all things Parisian.

Maison Martin Margiela (MMM) was the exact studio for the job. Carefully preserving the Haussmann façade both in its exterior and interior, MMM found a way to showcase the classic architecture in his modern design and he successfully represents his playful aesthetic into the century old foundation; MMM never covered the vintage mouldings while designing the space. Step inside La Maison des Centraliens and you are in modern Paris with a twist."


Draping Oneself in Velvet

...if I would, these would be the cherry on top (or vice versa).... Thakoon Velvet Ankle Boots.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Merry Christmas Everyone!

.... brought to you by the best Christmas song ever!

Henrik Vibskov: A Short Documentary

Great short film....

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Acne Studios from "Where They Create" by Paul Barbera

"Where They Create"..... at the top of the Christmas wish list.....

Tuesday, December 6, 2011


Monday, December 5, 2011

Negative Space: Revealing the Bespoke Process

Negative Space. from Crafts Council on Vimeo.

Azzedine Alaia's Three Paris Apartments

"Azzedine Alaia rents out three apartments next door to his atelier, at 5 Rue de Moussy in Paris. Converted from a loft in a traditional 17th century building, the three 1,100-square-foot apartments (one one-bedroom, two two-bedrooms) are furnished with Jean Prouve, Marc Newson, and Arne Jacobsen pieces from Alaia's private collection. Breakfast is served from the designer's private kitchen."

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Vogue Paris December/January

How can you not love Vogue Paris when they deliver covers like this?!