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Paris: Des Chiffres et des Lettres

September 1, 2006

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by the paris blog Lazy weekend in the city? Perhaps it’s time to visit those places you hear about all the time but never manege the time to see. You know, the new museum. Or MK2. Eye Prefer Paris finds it’s not just the film selection to love here: The MK2 Bibliotheque is cinephile’s dream […]

Amsterdam: A Slice of Italy

August 24, 2006

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by katie lips In what was seeming like a dull month of August, Amsterdam is suddenly springing to life with new bars opening. This week, Terrazza Martini is coming to town. Somewhat of a touring circus, Terrazza Martini appears for a brief 4 days or so in Europe’s hip cities.  This week it’s Amsterdam’s turn […]

Paris: Rick Owens Opens at Palais Royal

August 23, 2006

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Break the piggy bank. Rick Owens, the Paris-based designer originally from Los Angeles, has quietly opened up a boutique at Palais Royal (130 Galerie de Valois). The space is both stark and cozy, with clothing hanging from simple metal racks, walls damaged with imperfections, and the flat carpet spotted and faded. Dark felt, one of the designer’s favorite materials, covers one wall, and pieces of chunky furniture he also designs fill out the store.

Milano Snapshot

August 18, 2006

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A short guide to Milano.

London Snapshot

August 18, 2006

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A short guide to London.

Lisboa Snapshot

August 18, 2006

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A short guide to Lisboa.

Zurich: Shall We Talk About the Weather?

August 9, 2006

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limmat swimmers.jpgby julie galante 

After living through the hottest July EVER in Zurich (since they started keeping records 140 years ago), I have been rewarded with chilly, rainy fall weather since the start of August.

Unlike many people here (those who actually like summer), I’m not complaining. It’s so nice to be able to leave the house between 11 and 5 without being attacked by oppressive sun and heat. It’s wonderful to be able to do light housework without sweating. And it’s downright fabulous to be able to walk through the grocery store without smelling the horrendous b.o. of your fellow shoppers (that used to linger in the aisles long after the offending shopper was gone).