Nostalgique d’un temps passé

The floral dress is from Red Valentino. The background (York wallcoverings) is a “toile de Jouy” : ” a type of printed calico with a characteristic floral, figure, or landscape design on a light background, typically used for upholstery or curtains. Originally made at Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris”.

View on Antibes

Red Valentino’s dress.
Claude Monet painted the French Riviera and Antibes several times. This piece of art called “View seen from the Salis garden” was realized in 1888. Antibes is a well known town on the French Riviera, located between Cannes (12km) and Nice (20km). Antibes is a historic town ; it was the only town on the coast to be protected by ramparts.

The illustrator Matou en peluche

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“Matou en peluche” (“Stuffed tomcat” in French) is a talented illustrator based in Australia. His drawings are graceful and inspired by Art Deco (1920s, 1930s). Among his favourite subjects, there are portraits of women with an Art Deco style and … Continue reading

The vintage celebrity photographer Peter Basch

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Peter Basch was an American photographer born in Berlin, Germany. During the Fifties and the Sixties, he shot the most famous European (Mainly French) and American celebrities (actors, dancers, artists). He also did fashion photoshoots for magazines such as Life … Continue reading

Beauty and the beast

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Danielle Nicole created the rose bag and Judith Leiber designed the book clutch. The yellow gown is from Bambah.