She wanted to build the “most beautiful hotel in Paris” - and it still resides 25 avenue des Champs Elysées. La Païva was both a grande horizontale and patron of the artists that made the grandeur of the Belle Epoque style.
It is with great pride that we celebrate the 40 years of partnership between Bollinger and James Bong, a homage to the friendship born in 1971 between my father, Christian Bizot, and the producer of James Bond, Cubby Broccoli” says Etienne Bizot, CEO of Bollinger.
In 2001, he invites the artist and designer Stephen Sprouse to revamp the emblematic canvas of Louis Vuitton. In a few strokes of colourful graffiti with quasi-exaggerated movements on the monograme, the duo entered both the universe of luxury and another all while placing street art at the pantheon of the coolest practices of the beginning of this century.
The most luxurious destination of this winter? The Canary Islands. Birthplace of the superb Manolo Blahnik, the Canary islands are above all the place where we can feel the softness and luxury of living! The seven-island archipelago is caressed by the winds, coiled in the anticyclone of the Acores
Heavy and under-powered, the car took second, third and fourth places in Silverstone in 1952. Unable to fulfill David Brown's wish, Aston Martin remained far behind the Type C Jaguars. During the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a few months later, it was a disappointment; the three cars gave up the race. However at Goodwood that same year, an hour before the end of the first British night race, the DB3 won the race with Peter Collins and Pat Griffith at the wheel.
At the age of 15, the Duke of Morny introduced her to the world of theatre. The man behind the founding of Deauville sets his eyes on Sarah Bernhardt - the first great international actress. Her count? More than 120 roles. It is said that she invented the “star” status; that she initiated countless extravagances in clothing, which today have become commonplace in women's fashion. She was a woman that inspired women of the time but also those of the times that followed.
It is in 1729, at the highest of the Lumieres revolution that the Sillery vineyard, south-east of Reims, became that of the Ruinart maison. In 2018 it is the very same vineyard that the Brazilian artist Vik Muniz spent long hours finding inspiration. “My relationship to images is not quite related to the history of art but more to memory” describes the artist.