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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 …
Some sweetness again this week with praline chocolates from the Pâtisserie des rêves, the fashion cocktails from Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe, the Paris snacks from the hotel Nell or the gourmet specialties from the Alsace Christmas Market in Paris. But also great gourmet addresses: La Mandragore in Montmartre, the Régalade that changes of address and the good initiative of Châteaux & Hôtels Collection for the Restaurants du Coeur.
This is no longer the Champagne region and not quite Burgundy yet. But the area is beautiful, adorned with warm colors of an endless Indian summer. To enjoy long walks, visits to vineyards or just for a luxury break, the Château de Courban is the perfect halt.
First there is the light, this light we can only find in the South of France, in Provence, attractive in any season. And then there’s Les Baux de Provence, its wild landscape, rocky movements, steep white masses, surrounding the village with cobbled streets, one of the most beautiful of France. Its cliffs that exacerbate this luminosity trough its whiteness, its castle and its ruins, marquis title given to the family of Prince Grimaldi seem to protect what is set below.
This is here, in the heart of the Alpilles, that Baumanière Les Baux de Provence is nestled.This is where, ine the heart of the Alpilles, Baumanière Les Baux de Provence is nestled.
Plume Voyage made you a selection of news and traveler objects to match pretty musical notes your new rides ! It promises beautiful ballads !!
This week, PLUME VOYAGE Magazine invites you to go to the market with an array of Relais & Châteaux michelin starred chefs, to discover the 5th district of Paris with the guide and personal shopper of Hotel Les Dames du Panthéon, to enjoy a meal in one of Puteaux’s ancient greenhouses at Eugène Eugène or to sip a 100% parisian gin cocktail at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, just a few ides for this week.
Nobody has forgotten the first ever pair of Vuarnets. The ultimate winter sport accessory during the mid-eighties. After the swinging sixties, they make their return with Matthias Schoenaerts in the biopic La Piscine. And why not take the opportunity to remember Vuarnets are without a doubt the best sunglasses in the world?