Eric Monjoin was born in Paris where he lived for 25 years. He is a true Parisian even though he relocated to London for five years and is now living in the city of angels to pursue his career. He is an actor, a model, a photographer and a director. He was finalist for the British Arrows Award 2011 for Best Actor, DGA Best Commercial finalist 2011 and the Cannes Lion d’or in 2011.
When you deeply think about your first name what does it make you think of? My first name comes from Sweden, Erik. Describe Parisian people in 3 words? Blasé, romantic, aggressive. Are you romantic? Very. Where did you have your most impressive French kiss? In Austria. The best gift you ever made? An iMac Received? I don’t want to share this. Your perfect French dinner? Foie gras fried with chanterelle. What is your Madeleine de Proust? Le Paris-Brest, a wonderful French pastry.
Last French movie you saw? “Little white lies” / “Les petits mouchoirs” with Marion Cotillard, Jean Dujardin and François Cluzet.
Favorite French movie? Jules et Jim by François Truffaut
Favorite French actor? Alain Delon. What is your favorite place in France ? Le Vieux-Nice / Old Nice. What is the place that feels the most French in LA? Little Next Door. What do you miss about France? Culture, architecture. Your perfume? Déclaration by Cartier Favorite beauty product? Body oil . If you had 3000 euro and you could only buy one French fashion item? What would you buy? Cartier French tank . If you had 3000 euro and you could buy an entire outfit? A suit from Lanvin, shoes from Balmain. What is the quintessential French look to you ? The neglected bourgeois-boheme
One of The Parisian Flair’s favorite movie is “Les enfants du Paradis” Children of Paradise, which tells the story of beautiful Garance, and the four men who love her in their own ways. How can you not love Garance Staehli? At a the age of 7, she finds her passion: DANCING!
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I met with Caroline at her favorite coffee shop Ten Belles in the 10th in Paris for this cool interview. She has a great soul, dynamic and positive, I connected with this foodie in a heartbeat. CHECK OUT HER INSTAGRAM How do you feel about Paris and Parisians in general? I’m in love with Paris. I live there since 31 years […]
Olé! Olé! Tengo Hambre! Madrid is full of surprises. I am very lucky to speak Spanish and to be able to live the authentic experience while staying with my Madrilenian friends in the barrio of Malasaña. Almost every morning, I go to the groceries or market (mercado) to buy fresh products and we exchange our recipes […]
About two weeks ago now, I was so excited to meet with my Spanish friends. As soon as I landed, I took the subway and went straight to the Palentino (a famous authentic Bar) to have my Cerveza and share a Bocadillo (sandwich) with mi amigo.
The paintings of Yann Houri focus on the complexity of the human subject and translate human emotions and time challenges into how we define ourselves in this mechanical and virtual age. The capture of each moment of life and each vibration is what human kind fails to admire in a contemporary lifestyle that pushes him […]
I was about to publish Charlotte’s interview, sitting in my usual Coffee Shop in Williamsburg, when I got inspired for a title “Dancing in the light …” The inspiration of the song “Dancing in the Dark”, which resonates with me. The oddest thing happened as I pressed the publish button. Bruce Springsteen started invading the entire coffee shop. […]
“My look is a cocktail. I’m not as nicely turned out as the french, but I don’t care like the English. ” Jane Birkin I met Julia through a close friend last week in N.Y.C. We connected immediately on our passion for promoting talents worldwide. She is strongly committed to finding the best fashion pieces […]
The Faubourgs’ revenge You have never heard of « Le Fooding » before? It’s time to change & get to know more about this innovative, creative & inspiring French concept. Founded in 2000, in the faubourgs of gastronomic right-mindedness, Le Fooding has been promoting original & creative initiatives. To celebrate 15 years of culinary and cultural revolution, […]
Cloé Bailly is a Director & a screenwriter. I met Cloé in Los Angeles more than a year ago during a Karaoké night in Korean Town. I never saw her work until last week when she posted her film for Sonia Rykiel. I then automatically thought she had to be interviewed for The Parisian Flair!