Frédéric Malle in the Marais
For each new store, the brilliant perfume designer partners with an architect he admires the work of… For this one he chose Dominique Jakob and Brendan MacFarlane, he liked the work for the Georges restaurant at the Centre Pompidou.
Invitation to an intimate encounter with the finest works of contemporary art in the world.
It is at Muy, in the hinterland of St. Tropez or St. Raphael, an hour’s drive of Grasse. It is a rocky path that winds through the hills. It invites to dive into the heart of wild nature of Provence, dry, covered with fragrant plant species, to meet with, one-on-one, one after the other, works of art, among the most important of our time.
Overlooking the beach of Cabbé, in Roquebrune Cap-Martin, the e.1027 villa built by Eileen Gray from 1926 to 1929, is one of the gems of modern architecture. The designer put it into practice her belief that “human needs” should guide the design and “engineering art” is not enough.
Leslie Gauthier, the interior designer, has turned this historic building into a contemporary hotel blending styles and periods. The fifty rooms of the Square Louvois invite to serenity, with a soul inspired by the arts and letters, symbolizing the very identity of the neighborhood.
Colmar is known as the wine capital of Alsace and one of the cities where it rains the less in France thanks to the Foehn effect. A meteorological oddity that brings dry winds on the Vosges Massif slopes beneath which flow Colmar peaceful days. But if we need to rush to the (re) discovery of Colmar, this is for another phenomenon, an artistic one.
The idea is simple. Obvious. Bright. Yet it was not until May 2016 that the first museum dedicated to the revolutionary and timeless work of Charlie Chaplin opened! And it is in Switzerland, where he ended his days, that the Chaplin’s World unique in the world has just been inaugurated. Follow us in the footsteps of the first mega movie star in history, some guy named Charlot who invented everything or almost …
The excellence of Loro Piana sublimated into art by Sheila Hicks at the “Mi Art” in Milan Collector, photography amateur, Pier Luigi has thus entrusted artists to turn the excellent fibers into timeless beauty. After a first collaboration in 2015 with the California artist Pae White, who has created a work from Loro Piana thread, it was the turn of Sheila Hicks
For 130 years, the Moissonnier house has been carrying on outstanding expertise in cabinet making either for private individuals or historical monuments. Without being limited to the pure and simple tradition. A journey between emotion, inspiration, dreams and requirement.
At Plume Voyage, we are positive because we like (among others!) two things in life: beautiful trips and good food!
Imagine, then, when the two of them are combined! And indeed, the latest initiative of Jet Tours fills us up since the French tour operator is offering tours, called “Food Travel ».
This week, towards Hong Kong to feast at the new beefbar, Lausanne and a new design hotel where we taste the Swiss white wine, then we head to the Cinq Codet at the ephemeral bar while checking out on our I Pad or I Phone the new travel site signed by Air France. Each month, PLUME VOYAGE Travel News inform you on luxury hotels, boutique hotels and the world of modern travel. Is this giving travel cravings?
Quilted, embroidered, studded, embellished with fur, feathers or in the simplicity of its shape, the glove is an indispensable fashion accessory for lovers of understated luxury. Either it is long or short, or even mittens, hot or mild, the glove symbolizes a form of ultimate refinement. The pictures of the greatest actresses of an unrivaled glamor necessary therefore shrouded.
Every lover of mountains, Savoy and beautiful materials knows this house and its unique expertise. The one that transforms wool into Bonneval towel, a fabric that immediately captivates Alpine sports enthusiasts who want to combine comfort and practicality.
Scotland is this strange land where nature blends with the weather whims to create ghostly landscapes. It is also this small territory where we go in less than an hour’s from secret beaches to peeled mountains, small fishing ports to steel blue lochs. A common thread? Some nice whiskey tastings, spectacular greens and charming “very Scottish” addresses. Tartan atmosphere by the fire.
The René Lalique Villa, a crystal and light case in Alsace. A French luxury. The Villa built by René Lalique in 1920 just had a second birth. And how! From the initiative of Silvio Denz, President and CEO of Lalique, it was transformed into a prestigious hotel, or rather a very confidential guesthouse, since only six suites are available.
After starting 2016 with a bang by skiing in Verbier, tanning in the Seychelles, enjoying the three-star restaurant La Bouitte and by having discovered the unique decor at the Sources de Caudalie and the new Four Seasons in Marrakech, let’s book Valentine’s Day in St. Tropez and anti-Valentine’s Day in London! And let’s not forget to book a cruise …