Born on November 15th 1982, Mlle Moun’s is a freelance illustrator located in Paris. She got her diploma at the Chambre Syndicale and became a stylist-fashion designer. Passionate about images and light, she then decides to get a photography training. And finishes with an initiatory course at the Saint Martin School in London.
Drawing is the connecting thread of her experiences. She has a romantic, poetic and airy approach of life as well as for her drawings. She surrounds herself with fashion, music, photography and painting. These last are a source of creation. What she loves the most is to be able to work in various fields and to meet new themes. Diversity is her motto. For her drawings, she uses various techniques such as: pencil, water colors, paint and CAP (computer assisted publication). Her inspiration comes from her curiosity and sensitivity to things. … We inspire her, everything inspires her.
How do you feel about Paris & Parisian people? Paris is a discovery at every single corner, an infinity of possibilities. I love it for its banks, its museums, its monuments filled with historical details, its little hidden bars. Its titis and hipsters hiving off in the streets, its mixity and its craziness. I wander listening to music and cannot get enough of its beauty and its charm. Summer or winter, day or night. Parisians have a bad reputation of being unpleasant, not really welcoming nor smiling, always in a hurry in the subway and impatient … Even so, I find them cultured, charming and funny. Oui oui! What does Parisian Flair mean to you? Parisian charm and effortless chic! What is romanticism? An unexpected kiss, a rose during a love tryst, a look … a sensation suggesting an emotion …Are you romantic? Yes in life and through my drawings. Where did you have your most impressive French kiss? Saint-Germain ! Your dream? Be lucky enough to be able to draw for the rest of my life … In a Tuscan house. The best gift you ever made and Received? Made : for Valentine’s day, a hotel room for one night in a lovely hotel (le Notre Dame hôtel ) Received: He got me a trip to Venice and a love declaration on the bridge of sighs.
Your perfect French dinner? A glass of white wine, a cheese plate and some bread. Your favorite French wine? White wines mostly sweet. Ideally, a syrupy from Bergerac. Your favorite meal in France? La Brigout, 54 rue d’argout. Favorite French desert? Le fondant au chocolat !!!!!! / chocolate fondant. Do you have a secret French recipe? Honey / Miel I’m a big fan of sweet and savory / sucré-salé. What is your Madeleine de Proust? The leek quiche / La quiche aux poireaux made with love by my grandma.
Last French movie you saw? Ozon – Jeune et Jolie with Marine Vacht she is melancholic and sublime. The theme of teenage prostitution grasps your attention … Disturbing and interesting …Favorite French movie? Jeux d’enfants / Love me if you dare. Favorite French actor? Noémie Lvovsky
Which French contemporary artist? The phographer JR. Why? Simply because his work merges with urbanism and in the landscape. So it’s beautiful and there is an idea … that’s why he sets himself apart. Favorite French museum? Beaubourg museum / Centre Pompidou. The French art piece that resonates the most with you? Amour & psyché by William Adolphe Bouguereau !
Where do you get your inspiration? No LIMIT ! Ceaselessly everywhere. I observe people, landscapes, magazines and music … What is your favorite place in France? Montmartre and the Sacré cœur. Magique / magical! Best hotel in France? Le Notre dame hôtel inspired by Alice in Wonderland . Where would you go when you were younger in France? In Corsica / Corse
Your perfume? Patchoulli-Vanille. If you had 3000 euro and you could only buy one French fashion item? Without any hesitation, a Chanel bag ! If you had 3000 euro and you could buy an entire outfit? Haider Ackerman … with 3000 euro I can only buy a pair of pants … is it possible to negotiate the amount? What is the quintessential French look to you? A used pair of converse, a loose white shirt and a pair of denim jeans.
The French book that most moved you? Katherine Pancol- “Moi d’abord” . The French poem you would want to receive? Victor Hugo “Les chants du crépuscule”. That’s how we understand that French language is exalting. Do you still know one by heart? No I prefer to receive it from someone. Your favorite French word ? Why? Douceur / softness. “Ce qu’il faut chercher et trouver c’est la douceur sereine dune inébranlable paix” Alexandra David-Néel “What one must look for and find is the serene sweetness of a unwavering peace”. Your favorite French musician? Mathieu chedid. Best French lyrics? Serge Gainsbourg/ Benjamin Biolay
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