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Vêtements naturalistes

Paris For over 120 years, kids in France have been learning from Deyrolle books and wearing Petit Bateau clothes. The two French institutions have partnered to create a fun yet educational clothing collection by Petit Bateau featuring Deyrolle’s scientific illustrations. Protected animals and plants adorn jerseys, tanktops, bodysuits and shorts.

petit bateau x deyrolle. Collection L’école buissonnière

www.petit-bateau.fr et www.deyrolle.com

Cartes à goûter

Paris For its 30th anniversary, Chaudun has lost none of its sense of humor. Instead of a traditional cake, it’s come up with six chocolate playing cards, invented by patissier-chocolatier Gilles Marchal and decorated by Emmanuel Pierre. The result: gourmet marvels to taste or feast your eyes on.

maison chaudun

149, rue de l’Université.
www.chaudun.com

Pause aromatique

Paris Time has a smell, according to Diptyqueeven six smells: orange blossom, ginger, berries, fig, rose and 34 boulevard saint-germain. In this openwork hourglass, each pure scent diffuses for about 60 minutes, marking the passing of time in delicate whiffs of fragrance.

Diffuseur Sablier 2.0

www.diptyqueparis.fr

Roulis des mécaniques

Paris Visitors enter installations made of wood and cardboard, small engines and rough materials, and hear all sorts of mechanical noises. Swiss artist Zimoun is master in the art of “audible sculptures,” which enchant us with their simple, moving beauty.

Zimoun, mécaniques remontées

Jusqu’au 06.08. 5, rue Curial.
www.104.fr

Promesse d’un jour

Paris You may have come across his white chalk sketches, but the fashion designer Castelbajac is equally creative with primary colors and a black marker. This gourmand fragrance (almond, orange, lily-of-the-valley, vanilla), co-designed with Maurice Roucel, contains the promise of a new day.

Beautiful Day

Jean-Charles de Castelbajac. En exclusivité chez Marionnaud.

Textures sonores

Paris One crafts sound, the other leather. For both Devialet and Berluti, it’s all about the material. The high-tech master and the Parisian shoemaker came up with Cocoon, a snugly fitting travel case for the multi-patented Phantom speaker. An ultra-curvy display case, designed and hand-patinated in the two companies’ workshops.

Étui cocoon phantom i berluti

Série limitée.
www.devialet.com

L’Afrique à beaux pas

Paris If singer-songwriter -M-’s tribute album Lamomali got your feet tapping, here are the shoes to wear for dancing to the rhythms of Mali: the Zizi by Repetto, done in Africa’s iconic colorful wax fabric. Matthieu Chedid (aka -M-) wore the collection on stage, and sales go to an association working for social integration through dance. Keep things moving!

Repetto x M

Disponible en 4 imprimés.
www.repetto.fr

Klapisch côté plants

Vougeot French filmmaker Cédric Klapisch, better known for his study-year-abroad films and urban social comedies, this time set his camera down in the vineyards of Burgundy, to capture nature through the seasons.

Nature humaine. Cédric Klapische

Jusqu’au 14.07. Château du Clos de Vougeot, rue de la Montagne.
 

Et aussi

Sortie du film Ce qui nous lie le 14.06.

Petit illustré échevelé

Lyon With its colorful covers and themed issues (fork, birds, shampoo, bees and more), this offbeat magazine appeals to inquisitive souls aged seven and up. Six times a year, these lucky readers get to discover stories, games, recommendations for books and outings, recipes and so on. Well-written articles and great illustrations.

magazine georges

www.magazinegeorges.com

L’air de Calder

Rodez The Musée Soulages is celebrating the “King of Wire” and master of mobiles, Alexander Calder. His is a delicate, lightweight world suspended in midair, filled with miniature and monumental creations. Plus the power of metal and explosions of color.

Calder. Forgeron de géantes libellules

Du 24.06 au 29.10. Jardin du Foirail.
http://musee-soulages.rodezagglo.fr

Mystérieux Invader

Paris Invader, the enfant terrible of street art, has taken to a new playground, the Musée en Herbe. Video arcade machines, a big interactive world map, a magnet wall and picture compositions made of Rubik’s Cubes invite youngsters and their parents to delve into the artist’s zippy world.

Hello my game is…

Jusqu’au 3.09. 23, rue de l’Arbre-Sec.
www.musee-en-herbe.com

Gentils monstres

Paris Magali, the designer at Birds & Monsters, knows full well that kids prefer hamburgers to broccoli, turn on the TV when it’s homework time and drag their feet on their way to school. Inspired by her own tribe, her collection is as real as it gets: T-shirts sport messages like “I love TV,” “Enfant terrible” and “Too cool for school” and are made of 100 percent organic cottoncheeky kids need softness, too.

birds & monsters

www.birdsandmonsters.fr

Machine de couleurs

Paris Sometimes you get tired even of the most beautiful things, such as those silk scarves you loved to wear and knot in different ways. To rekindle the flame, Hermès is setting up a pop-up launderette in its stores, where you can have your scarf dyed and transformed. Choose between two cycles (denim blue or fuchsia pink), let the orange machine do its magic, and 48 hours later, the colors of a new story emerge.

hermèsmatic

Du 7 au 17.06. 17, rue de Sèvres.
www.hermes.com

Coup de fil

Paris Standing 1.70 m tall on its heavy teak base, this clothes rack is ideal for showing off your best attire, bag and hat included. Its minimalist look is the work of Kann Design, whose furniture creations are carefully crafted by Beirut artisans (Houssam Kanaan took over his father’s studio). This summer, forget your clothes closet, for a while.

valet Pend

Création d’Hamid Bekradi.
www.kanndesign.com

© Petit Bateau - diptyque - Maison Chaudun - Jose Dávila, photo : Manuel Brun, 2016 - Courtesy Studio Zimoun - DR - Palast / J.Manigand

©Cédric Klapisch - Hugo Souchet - Ellakookoo pour le magazine Georges n°Détectives, 2017 - Alexandre Calder, ADAGP, Paris 2017, photo : Tony Vaccaro / AKG Images

©Space Invader, photo : Lionel Belluteau - Hamid Rad - Alain Benoit - Kann Design

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