Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Mademoiselle, je vous aime









Simone de Beauvoir has been in a good amount of my thoughts lately: I am currently reading Les Mandarins (another book I recommend!). Also, a week ago, I came across Les amants du Flore on television during a sleepless night while visiting my parents. I'll say it right away, I don't approve of the actor playing Sartre, but I can't take Anna Mouglalis as Mlle de Beauvoir out of my mind, whether it be in her actions and ideas, 1930's and 40's clothing or spending time in cafés, working, thinking. Her portrayal left me with a great impression. So here's to Simone de Beauvoir, Les amants du Flore and also, to throw in esthetics, her signature turban that I've been sporting for a few months before knowing this fact. It is now a key reference.

Sans titre

A small something inspired by Les amants du Flore's images.

Also, Simone de Beauvoir on Daily Routines.
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  1. Have you seen Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky? It's the same actress, and she plays Chanel really well - quite cold, yet elegant. Is she well known in France? It's the first time I'd seen her. Also, that yellow top is amazing! X

  2. I haven't seen it yet, but I certainly want to! I'm not sure whether she is well-known in France or not (I live in Canada), but as she used to be one of the Chanel egeries, I believe she could be. Also, if I owned that blouse, I think I'd wear it every day, haha! x


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