A stroll in Saint-Germain through 6 addresses

Saint Germain Lutetia

It’s the chic stroll of the moment. From Café de Flore to the Hotel Lutetia, including the Guerlain boutique, Parcours Saint-Germain, curated by Emily Marant, circles the area around a cool and arty promenade. From the 1st to the 10th of June, emerging and confirmed contemporary artists will be presented in a selection of spaces—a golden occasion to (re)discover our 6 fetish addresses.

Wolfing down a tablet from the Alain Ducasse chocolaterie

How to justify an irresistible urge for chocolate? The chocolate boutique of the star studded chef is the setting for the works of artist Célia Nkala. A great excuse to go pick up a few yummy chocolate bars or their fab home spread. Yum.

Alain Ducasse, 26 Rue Saint-Benoît, 75006 Paris

A preview visit of the Hotel Lutetia

We really missed it. So while waiting for its upcoming reopening, the famous deluxe hotel on the Left Bank, is presenting the terrific works of Fabrice Hyber. This scientist, who switched to art, has invented a new painting technique with glass powder—to be discovered under on the Lutetia skylight.

Hôtel Lutetia, 45 Boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris

Having a café at the Flore

You said cliché? The legendary Café de Flore is putting the spotlight on two photographers, the Japanese Daisuke Yokota and the Frenchman Raphaël Dallaporta. An occasion to discover their snapshots around a café or a glass of white wine.

Café de Flore, 172 Boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris

Think Pink at JVH Lab

Fashion expert Julia van Hagen is creating the event with a 100% pink pop-up store hidden in the back of a private courtyard. This pro of good taste has gathered a handful of trendy labels and American artist Rob Wynn for a chic and arty partnership.

More info on JVH Lab

La vie en rose – open from the 31st of May to the 10th of June from 10am to 7pm at 21 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris.

Being caught hand-in-the bag at L’Uniform

The young label of accessories in woven canvas entrusted two of its spotlight models to Parisian photographer Sonia Sieff. Result? The bread envelope and the reporter bag reporter hijacked from their initial use on the super slick photographs of this talented it-girl.

L’Uniform, 21 Quai Malaquais, 75006 Paris

Treating yourself to a beauty op at Guerlain

When art encounters beauty, the result is a dreamlike venue. Guerlain is lending its spending Left Bank setting to Brazilian Vik Muniz. Here, the plastician unveils the photos of his XXL installations, in perfect harmony with the universe of the venerable cosmetics house.

Guerlain, 29 Rue de Sèvres, 75006 Paris

Parcours Saint Germain, from the 1st to the 10th of June 2018.

Also check out the pop-up store where everything is pink and porcelain, the new decoration phenomenon.

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