HOLIDAY IN STYLE
Fashion insiders talk travel.
Fashion insiders reveal their favourite getaways
ISABEL MARANT’S PARIS The designer divulges her much loved local haunts.
is a typical brasserie with very good food. I think about Claude Chabrol’s movies each time I go there. 1 Rue du Mail, 2nd. Kaï is my favourite for Japanese. The nasu dengaku (eggplant with miso) is to die for. 18 Rue du Louvre, 1st. Restaurant Saturne serves classic French. It has an open kitchen with great food and wines. 17 Rue Notre-Dame des Victoires, 2nd. Galerie Downtown – François Laffanour specialises in designers I love, such as Jean Prouvé and Charlotte Perriand. 18 & 33 Rue de Seine Paris, 6th. Galerie Flak is great for tribal art from Africa and Oceania. 8 Rue des Beaux-Arts, 6th. I find really good discoveries at Béatrice Saint Laurent’s comtemporary Galerie BSL. 23 Rue Charlot, 3rd. Les Guetteurs de Vent always has good recommendations. 108 Avenue Parmentier, 11th. TOP FLORIST Frédéric Garrigues works mostly with fresh wildflowers. His compositions are beautiful. 2 Rue Saint-Gilles, 3rd.
HOME GOODS AND DÉCOR
Weber Métaux hardware store is an institution. I
Réparate specialises in cuisine from Nice, with the best salad niçoise in the world. (It’s small, so you need to make a reservation.) 64 Rue Saint-Sabin, in the 11th Arrondisement. Chez Georges
go there to get wire netting for my potager. 9 Rue de Poitou, 3rd. At Caravane, you can buy furniture, tableware, lamps, and textiles. The linen sheets are incredible. 22 Rue SaintNicolas, 12th. Astier de Villatte is the best for candles and incense. 173 Rue Saint-Honoré, 1st. Colette is a must for the candles and interior perfumes. 213 Rue Saint-Honoré, 1st.
I buy all my beauty products at Kanebo. 8991 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 8th. I also love Aēsop. Its geranium-scented products smell amazing. 64 Rue Vieille du Temple, 3rd.
La Fôret de Fontainebleau is about 30 minutes south of Paris. You can walk, climb, and so on. 4 Rue Royale, Fontainebleau.
Earrings, Isabel Marant at Net-aPorter.com Scarf, Isabel Marant at Net-a- Porter.com
Tribal art exhibit at Galerie Flak Flowers by Frédéric Garrigues
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Candle, Astier de Villatte
One of Marant’s favourite pictures