Where to Meet
fav spots of Parisian insiders
Simple, practical lines are the signature style of the clothes designed by David Sarfati for his 13 Bonaparte brand. With a shop that opened at the end of 2012 (2 bis de la rue de Normandie) and a new collection in the works, David took a few minutes to share with us his favorite spots in Paris.
Rumors say we’re about to experience the coldest winter of the century, but this definitely won’t scare Joana Althabegoïty Vincens and Chloé Wilk Martin –the Supra showroom they run is indeed the warmest and most welcoming around. The girls have been working together for five years: passing by Surface to Air and now developing Supra’s vibe in France.
Nathalie Duchêne, one-time cute Belgian girl and now cute Parisian girl, is an actress, bloggess, and DJette in the coolest clubs (le Silencio, Ballroom, and le Montana) and for top fashion brands (Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Maje, and Sandro). She tells us today where she likes to chill, shop, party, and eat.
An Aussie who became a Parisian, Andrew Woodhed is known as a musician–Dancing Doors, Singtank, and a recent collaboration with Busy P–and as a designer–he worked at Surface to Air and did the logo for l’Inconnu. With Tajer & Whelan, he recently opened Jackets, the new rock bar in le Marais–which made this the perfect time to ask him where he likes to hang out in Paris.
Legendary French producer Alan Braxe is giving us today his Paris tips. He is a member of the Stardust with Thomas Bangelter & Benjamin Diamond and also the founder of the Vulture Label. Vulture hosts many parties from Paris to London, next one is this Tuesday at Social Club with performances by Alan Braxe, Dj Falcon, Tensnake and Xander Milne. Occasion to celebrate the new Alan Braxe EP «Moments in Time».
Johnny Hallyday, cigars, Booba and passion fruits. Evoke one item of the list and you will trigger a smile of pleasure at Foucauld Duchange, founder and editor-in-chief of PASSION. Still confidential, but highly sought after, the limited copies of this magazine are printed on several types of paper and bound by hand in Paris.
He is currently working on an exhibit that will introduce PASSION and its contributors. Far from a contemptuous hipster, this esthete invites you to join him to this event, starting on April 23rd at 0fr gallery, and reveals you his favorite spots in Paris.
Everybody knows this beautiful, dark silhouette you often meet at Fashion Week, but Diane Pernet is more a businesswoman than an haute-couture widow. She started her career in New York as a costume designer and showed her talent and taste in numerous publications such as Elle or Vogue. Back in Paris, Diane became one of the earliest fashion bloggers by starting A Shaded View on Fashion (ASVOF) in 2005.
Who is Calla Haynes ? Calla was born in Toronto and has been living in Paris for the past 10 years. After attending the Parsons School of Design in New York and Paris, she started working with Olivier Theyskens at Rochas and Nina Ricci before launching her own label. Her eponymous brand is based on the concept of “relaxed luxury » and she has already collaborated with Samsung, April 77, Honest By, and 3 Suisses. When she isn’t making girls look better, she throws cool parties like her last pfw cocktail at W Hotel.