The chic and ephemeral Louis Vuitton stationary store

No longer say « stationary store » but writing cabinet! After opening its literary salon in the  place  of la Hune, Louis Vuitton, who for the sidebar commercialized the first French ballpoint pen in 1947, installed its first Writing Cabinet in Saint Germain des Prés…

When the famous trunk maker gives his interpretation of the art of correspondence, the result is a boutique where time has stopped. Between the old typewriters and the old writing trunks, one finds lots of ultra refined gift ideas …

We like: the super chic monogrammed binders to put away your iPad and pens (675 €), the stationary printed with the iconic checkerboard (250 € les 100), the small calling cards (170 €).

Wild: small brainy-chic prices: the book « Travel like Simone de Beauvoir » to discover all the small secrets of the writer (26 €) or the cityguides for all the cities around the world(25€).

We like: the very spiritual ink bar to visualize the 12 colors with very poetic names. Our favorite? « Malicious violet », used by Virginia Woolf to write her novels of the « romantic » green, cute reminder to poets who diluted their ink in dire times … (35€ the bottles).

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