Archive for April, 2015

Sleeping with LeParesseux, the literary magazine for your nap

Outdated poetry supported on paper, the sensuality of remembrance for offset printing, a number of publishing houses are trying to conquer a new magazine readership, after having tested the limits of online blogs, the compulsory current that exhausts the capacities of the most avid fans. Among them the most well known are perhaps Schnock, Charles and Feuilleton.

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Breather, facilitating mobile working

As entrepreneur ship and mobility are highly valued, thoughtful apps are being developed to accompany this new economy of work. For example the app ‘Breather’ designed by American Julien Smith: writer, speaker and CEO of the eponymous start up that allows you to rent an area to work by the hour at any time of day.

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Shu Uemura Yazbukey: POP trend make up

 

In order boost a brand, there’s nothing better than launching a few capsule products collaborating with other designers. The Japanese make-up brand Shu Uemura has chosen to partner with the jewelry designer Yazbukey http://yazbukey.com/the designer of the Parisian brand ‘sophisti-pop’ to create 4 fresh spring looks. Spread across 34 products that will be available world wide from May.

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The gateway between trade and conviviality

‘La Passarelle’ is a concept store/tea room that is part of the friendly new trend where boutiques feel like home. New to the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, Cécile and Sven have created several small universes for home, men, women and children around fresh eco-friendly brands. You can happily browse the selection Scandinavian pottery as well as T-Shirts by young designers and new designed table wear.

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Ready to wear by Rosie Assoulin

In 2014, Rosie Assoulin was among the nominees for the prestigious Woolmark Prize that has previously been won by Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld. This honor marks the talent of the American designer who makes elegance a daily thing rather than something reserved for Sunday best.

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Onagawa Railway Station

The Onagawa railway Japanese prefecture of Miyagi, this place was destroyed in the devastating earthquake in 2011. The tsunami reached 15m in height and swept 1 km inland, destroyed the town centre and leaving 1,000 people missing with over 300 confirmed dead.

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Reading with Rykiel

Since the 11th March the Rykiel house have been delighting the fashion intelligentsia by opening a specialized boutique. Stacks of bookshelves cover the walls of the shop at 175, Boulevard Saint Germain. In a way it’s the materialization of the bibliophile trend cultivated by fashion.

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