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Bonne nuit, Mademoiselle Jeanmaire!

Părul negru tuns à la garçonne, ochi imenși, o siluetă sculptată de un corset și picioare interminabile – așa era Zizi Jeanmaire pentru mine. Mademoiselle Jeanmaire, cum o numeau Serge Gainsbourg, cântăreața Barbara sau Yves Saint Laurent, ne-a părăsit cu discreție vineri, 17 iulie, la vârsta de 96 ani.   Pe Zizi Jeanmaire am descoperit-o cu celebrul “Mon truc en plume”, un număr coregrafic de music-hall care m-a marcat multe zile la rând prin simplitatea dar și ingeniozitatea sa. O…

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Saint Laurent spring cleaning

While looking at Saint Laurent this morning on Instagram, the only thing I could see was a clean and minimalistic account. I was quite surprised and wonder what kind of communication strategy of the brand this is – there is no trace of Hedi Slimane or his work. And as what doesn’t exist on media, doesn’t exist in real life, I felt like in those movies where the past is clinically erased to forever change a story. Quite disturbing for…

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The Senior Cool Hunter’s blue sticky note

A few years ago I was on holiday in Marrakech. Visiting beautiful and artistical Majorelle Garden, I took many photos especialy with that incredible “Majorelle blue” colouring the building as well as the flower pots, organising the impressive collection of cactuses. The house was created by the French orientalist painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) who lived there since 1917. He first built a great workshop in mauresque style and paint it intense blue. Slowly he organized the big garden, who was…

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