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VINTAGE A LA PARISIENNE

via fashiontraveler.com

... when I was asked to write an article about vintage couture recently, I remembered the fabulous little boutique that is Didier Ludot's vintage paradise in the Parisian Palais Royal.


via tripadvisor.com - Didier Ludot's little black dresses, some of them little red ones

I've known Mr. Ludot's boutique (actually it's two of them, the vintage shop and "La Petite Robe Noire", specialising in little black dresses) for a long time - when I lived in Paris I used to walk by rather frequently...

Mr. Ludot's book was published by Assouline

... and I must say that this is definitely a very, very special place for lovers of select vintage couture. It's Paris we're talking about, and that means something. So if you go fishing for some treasures by local designers, we are speaking about Chanel, Courrèges, Balenciaga. It's a litte bit like rummaging through the costume collection of the Victoria & Albert or the Metropolitan Museum - with the nice extra option of being able to purchase what you're looking at...



2 commentaires:

michaela a dit…

Very special indeed, but also quite expensive if I'm not wrong...

daniel_k a dit…

indeed indeed - nicht gerade geschenkt, i'm afraid. wärhend ja flo in wien eher moderate preise hat...

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