Poetics of Squalor: Autumn

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With Halloween approaching we all turn to the gloomier corners of our psyche in order to find worthy alter-egos: beyond face paint and fake lashes, we wanted to give you a small glimpse of our favourite scents. Dark, disturbing, with…

INSIDE by COS

COS x Palais de Tokyo 2

The annual exhibition INSIDE, taking place at the Parisian Palais de Tokyo, has a rather fashionable collaborator for this year expo: the Swedish brand COS (Collection of Style). The aim of this project is to transform the interior of this…

Fondation Louis Vuitton

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For many years the Fondation Louis Vuitton for the contemporary art was the target of any kind of allusions, either positive or negative. Just a week ago, the project output was inaugurated by François Hollande and Bernard Arnault in an official event…

Alexandre Vaultier SS15

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Once again I had the pleasure to visit the beautiful showroom of the talented Parisian designer Alexandre Vaultier. His creations are a true delight, very sophisticated and sensual all created with a perfect craftsmanship in everything from the designs pattern…

Salon du Chocolat 2014

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Chocolate and fashion… one could easily wonder how they relate if fashion involves rather a stainless, aseptic atmosphere whereas planet cacao is surrounded by satellites called calories. Well, the Salon du Chocolat has managed to link both worlds: since 1994…

It is unhip to be happy

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It’s a dreary evening when I am struck by something peculiar on the bus home: a young man, complete with accessory-beard and hobo-chic woolly hat, peacefully grinning to himself. It was obvious that this was neither the buffoonish expression of…