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The (very) Parisian interview with Sarah Lavoine

Sarah Lavoine has established herself in a few years as a central figure in interior design in France. For Paris Select, she shared her best pleasure addresses in the capital…to be enjoyed without moderation! Sarah Lavoine, you are known for your faultless taste, your sense of color and light… what are the places where you find yourself comfortable, at ease, peaceful? What are your Parisian tips for our readers? ◊ A bar where to bask? Le Loulou, at the Museum of Decorative Arts. ◊ A restaurant to adopt? Lala cooks! The restaurant that I opened with my friend David Lahner in my flagship store on place des Victoires. ◊ A favorite market? The Raspail organic market, one of the rare organic markets in the capital (Sunday morning. Boulevard Raspail, between rue du Cherche-Midi and rue de Rennes, 75006), and also the Marché Président-Wilson. I go there for Joël Thiébault's vegetables, ultra-fresh fish and charcuterie. (Every Wednesday and Saturday. Avenue du President-Wilson, between rue Debrousse and place d'Iéna, 75016 Paris.) ◊ A spa where you can pamper yourself …

5 reasons to buy your summer shopping bag at Loxwood

Founded by a couple of leather-loving Parisians, Loxwood is known for its chic shopping bags. Since 1996, the house has been offering fashionable models, created in their style office in the heart of Paris. Here are 5 good reasons to fall for a bag from the brand. Their size, very practical for a working girl Sober and refined, the Loxwood branded bags are recognizable by their correct proportions and their saddle stitching. The brand's shopping bags can be worn on any occasion and are very practical, especially for working girls who walk around with their full gear: computer, iPad Pro, notebook, make-up kit... The use of quality leather and of noble materials Created with love and passion in their Parisian style office, all the bags are made in leathers carefully selected for their quality and their natural tanning respecting the environment. The attention to detail, which makes the difference From the cut to the saddle stitching, from the assembly to the finishes, Loxwood bags are the result …

Ventcouvert: the temptation of winter

Every sensible person knows: winter is cotton for the dressing room. First, you have to avoid the well-known pitfall of the Bibendum; then, you have to find colors that respond correctly to the total absence of luminosity specific to the month of January. Fortunately, Ventcouvert, the house specializing in the manufacture of Leather, Sheepskin and Suede offers us very beautiful collections. We are off. ◊ The spirit of the Ventcouvert brand works the skin in a noble material, which makes it a brand close to luxury while remaining affordable (good point!). The skin is a love story there: highlighted, it is natural, rich in its imperfections which give it its cachet. The collections are aimed at both women and men: for the first, we love the elegant and comforting parkas, for the second, we love the bomber jacket that is as virile as it is timeless. There is in the spirit of the lines drawn by Patrick Taïeb, the creator, something unavoidable, easy, cocooning… and hippie chic. Moreover, woolly skins have the share …

When the season finds its chic: Renouard, the must-have for leather goods

What irrepressible urge will you give in to this season? In writing, it's all seen: we are stubborn for Renouard, the leather goods house of Breton origin which defines the look and gives chic a deep identity, which (fortunately) fits us like a glove. ◊♦◊ Find your style ◊♦◊ To be sure to marry your personality, find the match that suits you... Our advice: accompany your bag with a pair of shoes that match it, to link the look and circulate the tones … typology. ♥ The entrepreneur: she is courageous without being overwhelming, she knows where she is going, and how she is going. ♥ The lover: she flutters, she lives at 100 an hour: it's her character, which radiates tremendously on those who meet her. ♥ The dreamer: she has her feet on the ground but her head in the clouds, stories in her eyes and bottomless altruism. ◊♦◊ And these gentlemen? ◊♦◊ This is what has seduced us in this brand whose know-how (since 1891) defines a …

ElssCollection: how to break the dressing routine?

ElssCollection 5 rue Beaujon 75008 Paris Facing the closet, there are two kinds of women: those who never know what to wear when they are overflowing with clothes, and those who never know what to wear when they only have a few outfits (often similar)… A fatality, you say? Nay! Faced with the existential dilemma of the closet stands a modern, practical and tailor-made solution: ElssCollection. Quezako? We explain to you. ◊ The principle It is to rent your dressing room. Occasionally, or permanently by subscribing. As a result, there is no longer any need to roam the stores (or your closet) in search of the rare pearl: stylists with irreproachable taste take care of bringing the most beautiful brands of clothing into the ElssCollection dressing room for you, which will highlight women, their particular beauties and their unique styles. ◊ For which occasions Depending on your needs, you can choose a dressing room. Party dresses, cocktail outfits, evenings, weddings, work outfits, weekends… in short, there are…

Colonia Pura: the most subtle summer fragrance for men

Acqua Di Parma releases its new fragrance for men, Colonia Pura. Fresh, light, it celebrates the masculine with a subtle and elegant fragrance reminiscent of the Italian way of life. In our opinion, it will be the perfume of your love this summer! The spirit of the Colonia Pura perfume is lightened by keeping faithful to the classicism of the brand's soaring fragrances: it extends the original, Colonia d'Acqua, while being more modern. Contemporary, joyful and warm, Colonia Pura evokes a charming and refined man, who lives between the city and the countryside, with style. Its dominant notes are bergamot and orange. The imagination he develops A trip to Italy, a mysterious but accessible man, a summery freshness… the new Acqua Di Parma men's fragrance is sophisticated without being snobbish, it has a scent from elsewhere, it offers a whiff of fresh air that makes you want to travel to the seaside, or on a vespa, through the alleys of a timeless Naples… in short, it smells deliciously good. For who ? For a man whose minimalist aesthetic seeks...