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jd Forte’s ‘The Up and Comers’ & A September 11 Women’s Rights Reflection

Anne Rethinks ‘Flawless’, Third-Tier Male Photographers & Values That Matter

Eden Foods Files Suit Against Contraception Mandate, Citing Birth Control As Immoral. PLEASE!!! Anne Says: Don’t Support Eden Foods With Your Wallet!

Scandinavian Women Lead the World in Equality & Governing | Anne Sends Big Hugs to Helsinki, Finland

French Roast News

Why Philadelphia Women Need the Earned Sick Days Bill

Izabel Goulart in Sign from Lilith That Anne Has Religious Morals After All

Gang of 10 Republican NM Women Want to Jail Rape Victims for 3 Years If They Abort

First Lady Michelle Obama in Jason Wu | The Feminine Feminist

Cameron Russell Says Privilege & Insecurity Make Modeling A Bad Career Choice

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Is Maison Martin Margiela’s H&M Collaboration Subversive in Nature?

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Sailing Towards Ithaca As A Sensual Journey

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Alfred Hitchcock’s Obsession: Sienna Miller As Tippi Hedren in ‘The Girl’

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer: Female, 30-Something, Glamorous & Pregnant | Women’s IQs Now Higher Than Men’s

Cosa Bella’s ‘La Dolce Vita’ | Women of Harlot Babylon

Our Jewelry Expresses the Eroticism of Nature & Beauty of Woman

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Research Review: Are Kids of Gay Parents Better Off With Mom & Imprisoned Dad?

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Tuesday
Jul102012

L Wren Scott & Mick Jagger Cosy Up in Left Bank Parisian Apartment

Designer L Wren Scott was photographed by Francois Halard in the Paris apartment she shares with Mick Jagger.American Vogue got it right, expressing the view that the Left Bank Parisian apartment of Utah-born designer L Wren Scott, one she shares with decade-long partner Mick Jagger, “is about as far from glitzy rock-star louche as could be imagined—evidence of Scott’s razor-eyed talent for combining iconic mid-twentieth-century furniture, antique treasures, and souvenirs of family life.”

We touched base with Scott and her Parisian perch, after writing ‘Rock On: The Life and Times of Mick Jagger’ over on Sensuality News.

Two new books dish lavishly on Jagger’s life and history.

In a separate piece Stretch and Glide, Vogue quotes the 6’3” designer, now on her third career:

It was Bruce Weber who sent Scott to Paris, back in the eighties. He needed endless legs for a tights campaign; she was a super-tall seventeen-year-old wannabe model from Utah whose pins measured a spectacular 42 inches. After the shoot, he told her not to waste time going to New York: “Just go straight to Paris,” he said. “They’ll ‘get’ you there.” So she went. And they did. She was a runway model for eight years (first show: Chanel couture. “I was like a deer in the headlights. But Karl was so generous”). She worked for Guy Bourdin, who famously put his models through agony, hanging from the ceiling, splayed over furniture. “He’d wait for one girl to break down in tears; then he’d shoot. I just thought, These French guys are so weird.” She was model and muse for Thierry Mugler, who sent her out with eight-inch platforms. That was her first career.

L Wren Scott apartment images by Francois Halard.Wren and Jagger image by AP.

 

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Thursday
Oct082009

A Princely Regret for Buying Paris's Hôtel Lambert?

The “Gallery of Hercules.” Qatar’s Prince Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani has purchased Paris’s Hôtel Lambert, in a corner of the Île Saint-Louis overlooking the Seine with plans to restore the 17th-century palace to it former grandeur.

Some preservationists decry Prince Abdullah bin Khalifa al-Thani approach to restoring the 43,000-square-foot building and its finest features, while modernizing it for his family and his extensive collection of 17th- and 18th-century French art. The prince plans to spend about $60 million to renovate the place, including its unusual suspended garden, built over two service floors.

It seems that the restoration attempts to restore the Hôtel Lambert to its original grand dame status, while adding modern technology where it makes sense — the heating and cooling systems, for example. Yes, the technology is green.

With all the cries of “foul” going on, it seems that the real problem lies beneath the surface of architecture. After all a prince from Qatar now owns the Hôtel Lambert. via NYTimes: A Palace Overhaul, Treading on French Heritage.

Also, Bloomberg: Qatari Prince’s EU100 Million Paris Mansion Plan Blocked