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Cité Fleurie

« La Cité Fleurie » - the name indicates of course that you should find a lot of flowers. Well, then mid-January is perhaps not the best time for a “flower-visit”, but I was anyhow so happy to manage to get into this little haven, in the middle of the 13th arrondissement, normally closed for “strangers” - but sometimes you are lucky. There are 29 small pavilions here, all artist studios … and only artists are admitted. The buildings are from the 1880’s and the building materi...
Tags: Travel, Paris, Google Earth, Rodin, Picasso, Gauguin, Pompidou, Giacometti, Modigliani, Paris 13, PeterParis, Cité Fleurie, César Domela Henri Laurens Henri Cadiou


The 13 Celebrity #10YearChallenge Photos That Blew Our Minds

When an internet challenge goes viral, people can usually expect the familiar cringe associated with watching teens eat cinnamon or people doing things they shouldn't be doing while blindfolded. But the latest challenge to grip social media is much more wholesome (we hope), and celebrities are especially obsessed with it.The #10YearChallenge is simple: post a photo of yourself in 2009 beside a current 2019 one. Many people have taken the opportunity to gloat and show off their agelessness. Othe...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Viola Davis, Nicki Minaj, Paris, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Kiernan Shipka, Mariah Carey, Jenner, Lovato, Sabrina, Birdie, Philipps, Young Money Entertainment


The 12 Celebrity #10YearChallenge Photos That Blew Our Minds

When an internet challenge goes viral, people can usually expect the familiar cringe associated with watching teens eat cinnamon or people doing things they shouldn't be doing while blindfolded. But the latest challenge to grip social media is much more wholesome (we hope), and celebrities are especially obsessed with it.The #10YearChallenge is simple: post a photo of yourself in 2009 beside a current 2019 one. Many people have taken the opportunity to gloat and show off their agelessness. Othe...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Viola Davis, Nicki Minaj, Paris, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Chris Pratt, Kiernan Shipka, Jenner, Lovato, Sabrina, Birdie, Philipps, Young Money Entertainment


Offset Is The Most Careful Off-White Model Ever

On Wednesday, Virgil Abloh presented his latest collection for his label Off-White during Paris Men's Fashion Week featuring a few familiar faces, like rappers Playboi Carti and Cardi B's (maybe, soon-to-be) ex-husband Offset who walked very slowly along the runway almost as if to say "do you see this coat?!" Abloh, King Hypebeast, dressed Kulture's father in an oversized maxi puffer coat with a built in crossbody fanny pack, graphic T-shirt, black pants, and dad sneakers. This isn't the first ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Paris, Louis Vuitton, Virgil, Cardi, Balenciaga, Jeremy Scott, Marc Piasecki, Virgil Abloh, Abloh, Kulture, Kiari Cephus, Gunther Paris, Fenty Empire?Serena Williams


Everything You Need To Know About Influencer Caroline Calloway & Her Disastrous $165 Mason Jar Meet-Up

When Caroline Calloway, a 27-year-old Instagram influencer and writer, abruptly cancelled her tour of creativity workshops scheduled across America, all eyes were watching. Her lofty endeavors had gained notoriety on Twitter after writer Kayleigh Donaldson began documenting what she felt were Calloway's ill-advised attempts to throw together a multi-city tour that promised teachings, lunch, care packages, and personalized letters for every attendee."This woman is a blatant scammer who's now org...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Instagram, Washington, New York City, America, Paris, Oscar, Cambridge, Reddit, Manhattan, Seth Rogen, Cambridge University, Eventbrite, Insta


British PM May wins no-confidence vote, but is still beset by Brexit

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to 306 votes, on an opposition motion seeking to topple her government and trigger a general election. Now it’s back to Brexit, where May is caught between the rock of her ow...
Tags: Europe, Business, London, News, France, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Britain, Soccer, Theresa May, Labour


Henry, Vieira reunion ends in stalemate on Cote d’Azur

Paris (AFP) – It was honours even between Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira as the old France and Arsenal teammates clashed for the first time as coaches on Wednesday in a controversy-laden 1-1 draw between Monaco and Nice. The presence of the two greats in the respective dugouts made an international event out of what is usually little more than a hotly contested local derby on the Cote d’Azur. It was a spicy encounter, with Allan Saint-Maximin putting Nice ahead before youngster Benoit Badiash...
Tags: France, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Marseille, Paris, Arsenal, Arsene Wenger, Wenger, Cesc Fabregas, Monaco, Nice, Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Afp, Henry


AP Newsbreak: Europeans unravel big tennis match-fixing ring

PARIS (AP) — Four tennis players are in French custody on suspicion of helping an organized gambling syndicate believed to have fixed hundreds of low-tier matches. They are suspected of working for an Armenian who police call the “Maestro. Police believe the Belgium-based kingpin may have paid more than 100 players from at least half […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Paris, Belgium, Newsbreak, Maestro Police


32 Celebrities Who Ditch Makeup On Their Day Off

There is only one rule of makeup, which is that there are none. Foundation diehard? Allow us to direct you to our favorite ones. More the fiercely fresh-faced type? Here's the skin-care routine that will make you glow. We don't subscribe to the narrative that either one is better, or braver, than the other.That said, we've noticed an uptick in celebrities who have been jumping on the no-makeup train — led by the patron saint of cosmetics-free complexions, Alicia Keys. But that's not to say all ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Gabrielle Union, Instagram, Paris, Brazil, Madonna, Victoria, Kardashian, Bob, Kesha, Lima, Collins, Ross, Zendaya


French court upholds prison sentence for Sarkozy former aide

PARIS (AP) — The French court of cassation has upheld a two-year jail sentence, including one suspended, against ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s former aide for misappropriation of public funds. Claude Gueant had challenged a 2017 ruling that he misused money worth 210,000 euros from a secret police fund used to pay police informers between 2002 […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Nicolas Sarkozy, Paris, Sarkozy, Claude Gueant


Global trends shaping marketing in 2019

It’s tough enough for brands to keep track of the big emerging tech and innovation trends but 2019 is likely to see an acceleration and expansion of this change. From gaming, through to voice, to AI-driven content and social commerce, evolution will be all around us. To help marketers get to grips with this, some of the senior leadership from our offices around the world have shone a spotlight the big trends to look out for and identified their likely impact on the marketing industry in 2019. Na...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Milan, London, Youtube, Berlin, Singapore, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, Brands, Seo


A Parsi art historian rediscovers his heritage on a trip across Iran

What do you mean you’re from New Zealand?” a shopkeeper in Mozaafarieh named Omid exclaimed. We were in the carpet quarter of Tabriz’s Grand Bazaar, and I had just told him that I was a Kiwi Parsi. “Look at yourself: you’re a son of Persia. Welcome home.” This was one of many similar reactions my Zoroastrian identity elicited in Iran. It made me teary, as I walked alone through the vaulted streets of the world’s largest covered bazaar. By Areez Katki, elle.in When I told my family I was going  ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Life, India, Iran, West, Paris, New Zealand, Tehran, Mumbai, Kurdistan, Auckland, Persepolis, Unesco World Heritage Site, East, Persia


Morning Coffee: How could Andrea Orcel let this happen? The most dysfunctional relationship between an analyst and an MD

Early in the year, we already have a candidate for the craziest job move of 2019.  Andrea Orcel’s move from Head of Investment Banking at UBS to CEO-designate of Santander is off. How can this be? Well, according to the early news reports, Orcel and Santander had both presumed that he would get some sort of “good leaver” status with respect to his enormous accrued deferred pay. This presumption was based on the fact that Santander doesn’t compete directly with UBS and has been a very good invest...
Tags: Europe, UK, Job Market, Bloomberg, Analysis, Paris, Credit Suisse, Insight, Ubs, Merrill Lynch, Jp Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Tidjane Thiam, Santander, Sarah, Citi


Seen on a Walk

Walking around Paris, there are always new things to see along with the traditional. In the holiday season panettone bread is seen for sale. This particular one is limoncello flavor and I saw some with Amaretto flavor too. Graffiti-kind of cute. A charming little side street with only pedestrian traffic. I like to step into the lobbies of small boutique hotels, especially when they are as nice as this one. This is the season of King Cakes, or galette de roi king...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Paris


The tortures of adapting Samuel Richardson’s ‘Pamela’

The term “bestseller” is a bit of a stretch for the eighteenth century, when books were expensive (though widely shared), and information about print-runs is hard to come by. But if any early novel deserves the title, it’s Samuel Richardson’s Pamela, which on publication in 1740 rapidly caught the imagination of Britain, Europe, and indeed America (the Philadelphia printing by Benjamin Franklin was the first unabridged American edition of any novel).The author of this innovative novel was a lead...
Tags: Books, London, Featured, Theatre, America, Paris, Adaptation, Literature, Philadelphia, National Theatre, Dublin, Benjamin Franklin, Richard III, Cate Blanchett, OWC, Carlo Goldoni


France: Le rendez-vous manqué entre la CJUE et le compte de paiement - Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Paris counsel Pierre Storrer authored an article titled "Missed Opportunity Between the ECJ and the Payment Account"
Tags: News, France, Paris, Ecj, Frankel LLP, Kramer Levin Naftalis, Pierre Storrer


Changes to Eurail in 2019

Long before WOW and Norwegian Air had $99 airfares luring young people across the pond, there was Eurail, the post-World-War-II, trans-European train network that offered dirt cheap, all-you-can-ride passes for intrepid Americans looking to explore a region just recovering from the most destructive war in history. What resulted was the first iteration of the Euro-trip, a rite-of-passage trip for young adults in the summers between college spent riding the rails in a place that, at the time, c...
Tags: Travel, Europe, UK, England, London, Greece, Global, Marseille, Paris, Italy, Lithuania, Great Britain, All, Baby Boomer, Piraeus, Ekaterina Pokrovsky Shutterstock


New US Trailer for Christophe Honoré's 'Sorry Angel' Set in 90s Paris

"We could make a good life together." Strand Releasing has unveiled an official US trailer for the French drama Sorry Angel, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival last year and played at numerous other fests in late 2018. The original French titled is Plaire, aimer et courir vite, which translates (literally) to Pleasure, Love and Run Fast. Set in the 1990s in Paris, this queer romp brings us into the lives of three French men who hook up and make love and talk about life and love in t...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Paris, Cannes film festival, Cannes, Rennes, Jacques, To Watch, Foreign Film, Christophe Honore, Paris Arthur


Karamoh scores solo winner as Bordeaux wins 2-1 at Angers

PARIS (AP) — Yann Karamoh scored an injury-time winner after dribbling from the halfway line to give Bordeaux a 2-1 win at Angers in the French league on Tuesday. The 20-year-old forward, who is on loan from Italian side Inter Milan, turned quickly toward goal after receiving a pass and sprinted down the left before […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Paris, Inter Milan, Bordeaux, Yann Karamoh, Karamoh


UEFA starts disciplinary action against Chelsea over racist chants

Paris (AFP) – UEFA has begun disciplinary proceedings against Chelsea following alleged anti-Semitic chanting during the club’s Europa League match at Hungarian club Vidi last month, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday. A vocal... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Paris, Uefa, Europa League, Afp, AFP UEFA, Vidi


PSG signs American defender Alana Cook from Stanford

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain’s women’s team has signed American defender Alana Cook from Stanford University. The 21-year-old Cook, who was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, has signed until June 2022. She was named the Pac-12 defensive player of the year this season for her performances with Stanford and has represented the U.S. at Under-20 level. […]
Tags: Cook, News, Stanford, Sports, Ap, Paris, Psg, Stanford University, Paris Saint Germain, Worcester Massachusetts, Alana Cook


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Blu-ray, 4K & DVD Details Announced!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Blu-ray, 4K & DVD details announced! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the details for the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Blu-ray, 4K, DVD, and Digital HD releases. The sequel will arrive on Digital on February 15, 2019. and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD Special Edition March 12, 2019. You can check out the details below, as well as the packaging in the gallery! ...
Tags: UK, Movies, Digital, Paris, Eddie Redmayne, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, United States of America, J K Rowling, Newt Scamander, Hogwarts, Dumbledore, Grindelwald, Warner Bros Home Entertainment, ComingSoon


Mauboussin Mademoiselle Twist for Women

  Under the license of the company Lorience, Mauboussin premiered their new women's fragrance at the TFWA 2018 exhibition in Cannes. Fashionable and chic, the funny bottle shaped as a spinning top celebrates the youthful tradition of the Mauboussin house from Paris, which began its story in 1827. LORIENCE booth, Mauboussin Mademoiselle Twist, TFWA 2018, Cannes Mauboussin's new perfume line M... Read full article: Mauboussin Mademoiselle Twist for Women from Fragrantica Perfumes and Cologne...
Tags: Fashion, Paris, Cannes, Mauboussin, Lorience, Mauboussin Mademoiselle, Lorience Mauboussin, Cannes Mauboussin, Mauboussin Mademoiselle Twist


Lancome Le Monochromatique Review & Swatches

Lancome Le Monochromatique is a new eyes, cheeks, and lips cream-to-powder tint that acts as an eyeshadow, blush, and lipstick which launched in nine shade selections for $25 each. I headed to Nordstrom and picked up one shade to try out sadly, they didn’t have the really bold, bright red shade I wanted called Soiree so I ended up with a bright pink called Petit Bisou. I was going to buy a few more shades but decided against it since I wanted to try the formula out first. Here’s my review, swat...
Tags: Nordstrom, Beauty, Paris, Lipstick, Lancome, Swatches, Blush, Eyeshadow, Makeup Reviews, Spring Collections 2019, Lancome Le Monochromatique Review, Lancome Le Monochromatique, Petit Bisou, NARS Angelika Blush


‘Sweetheart’ Director Lisa Azuelos on Technology, Memory, the Importance of Family

PARIS — Lisa Azuelos’ tender drama “Sweetheart” follows single mom Heloise (Sandrine Kiberlaine) as she gets ready to bid adieu to her college age daughter, Jade (Thaïs Alessandrin). Facing her soon-to-empty-nest with bittersweet apprehension, Heloise tries to capture every last moment on camera, with her trusty iPhone never too far from her side. In that […]
Tags: News, Global, Paris, Heloise, Lisa Azuelos, Heloise Sandrine Kiberlaine


Yellow Wood-based Paris Presents announces changes to senior leadership team

Paris Presents, a portfolio company of Yellow Wood Partners, has named Patrick O’Brien, who is currently CEO, as vice-chairman. Also, Bill George, currently CEO of Freeman Beauty, which is backed by Yellow Wood, will become CEO of Paris Presents. The appointments become effective March 1, 2019. Paris Presents is a provider of branded cosmetic and bath accessories. PRESS RELEASE BOSTON, January 15, 2019 – Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer br...
Tags: Boston, Trends, People, Paris, Bill, Company, George, Patrick, Booth, Bill George, O'Brien, Patrick O'Brien, Midwest Region, Yellow Wood, Yellow Wood Partners, About Yellow Wood Partners Yellow Wood Partners


Word of the week: Furlough

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history began on December 22, 2018, when Congress and the White House failed to break an impasse over a spending bill. It is now in its fourth week. An estimated 800,000 federal employees are either working without pay – as in the case of thousands of TSA workers at the nation’s airports – or furloughed: sent home, deprived of paychecks, and forbidden to do any kind of work on behalf of the government. “Furloughed employees have no automatic right to paym...
Tags: Congress, Mexico, Government, White House, Wikipedia, Paris, Linguistics, Army, Tsa, Trump, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Word of The Week, Nancy Friedman, Portmanteaus, Eric Reed


Charades Boards ‘My Traitor, My Love,’ ‘Lost And Found,’ ‘The Girl With a Bracelet’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In the run-up to the UniFrance Rendez-Vous in Paris, the rising sales company Charades has added three French films to its slate, “My Traitor, My Love,” a war romance-drama; “Lost And Found,” a romantic comedy; and “The Girl With a Bracelet,” a family drama. Directed by Helier Cisterne (“Vandal”), “My Traitor, My Love” opens in […]
Tags: News, Global, Paris, UniFrance Rendez Vous, Charades, Unifrance Paris Rendez-vous, Helier Cisterne Vandal My Traitor My Love


Paris Opera Ballet drops Sergei Polunin over homophobic rant

Dancer withdrawn from Swan Lake after he posted series of sexist comments on InstagramSergei Polunin, the Royal Ballet-trained dancer who revels in a “bad boy of ballet” reputation, has been dropped from a production in Paris after a series of homophobic and sexist social media posts.It was revealed last week that Polunin had been invited to play Prince Siegfried in Paris Opera Ballet’s February production of Swan Lake. By the weekend the invitation was withdrawn. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Dance, Culture, Paris, Royal Ballet, Stage, Ballet, Swan Lake, Siegfried, Paris Opera Ballet, Sergei Polunin, Polunin, InstagramSergei Polunin the Royal Ballet


Bertrand Tavernier Launches New Effort Restoring French Film Scores

PARIS —  A True Renaissance Man of French cinema, director, historian and film preservationist Bertrand Tavernier can now claim another title – maestro. For the past several months, the filmmaker has been working on a project honoring several pioneering French composers, restoring several pieces and putting together a program that he presents on Saturday January […]
Tags: News, Global, Paris, Festivals, Bertrand Tavernier