In Paris, Stephane is the event manager at the brand new “Streets Hotel” as well as the co-founder of the cool concept of Les Apéros Panoramas. In NYC, he founded with Anna Browne, Coco & Pollock which is a creative agency specializing in unique events that seek to embody the collision between the New York and Parisian nightlife.
How do you feel about Paris & Parisian people? Paris is a beautiful city but Parisians are such idiots. What does Parisian Flair mean to you? Parisian flair is an attitude, a different way of seeing life. Very pure, very elegant. What is romanticism? To seduce your girlfriend every day. Surprising her by going to diner near the Canal St-Martin, in le Marais, in Montmartre, near the Parmentier neighborhood. Walking in Paris without knowing where you will end up, always finding new things to do. And for sure making love … Are you romantic? I think… yes not really but YES !!! Where did you have your most impressive French kiss? …. a secret Your dream? My dream is to have beautiful children The best gift you ever made and Received? I am a fan of Michael Jackson and for my birthday, my cousin got me a concert ticket when I was younger. I bought a handbag for Christmas for my mom.
Your perfect French dinner? Honestly I die for excellent Bourguignon Beef / Boeuf bourguignonYour favorite French wine ? I don’t have a real passion for wine (Red wine Côte du Rhone) with Bourguignon Beef I think is awesome Your favorite meal in France? At this point ChateauBriand in the 11 ème ParmentierFavorite French desert? Strawberry tart / Tarte aux fraises Do you have a secret French recipe? No. What is your Madeleine de Proust? When I’m back in Paris I go at my Mom’s Henriette for lunch and she cooks for me Aloco which is Fried sweet bananas and is very good …Last French movie you saw? “Prisonners”. An amazing movie with a lot of twists and turns and suspense Your favorite French movie? If I answer “La haine” / “the hatred” you will say … So cliché! I m a fan of Benoit Magimel in “La Pianiste”
Favorite French actor? Benoit Magimel
Which French contemporary artist? COMBO
Why? I love street art and I think he is a genius I love his work because it is a bit provocative Favorite French museum/ French Art gallery? The Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin Paris 75003
What is your favorite place in France? Le Progrès 75003 all my French friends are there and the owner and the staff are my friends What is the place that feels the most French in NYC? Now Chez Andre is the new cool club opened by Andre Saraiva What do you miss about France when you’re abroad? Jambon beurre, the breakfast, my family
Your perfume? Summer time – Fragonard Fleur d’orange and in Winter time – Jo Malone If you could only buy one fashion item? Rolex Air King If you could buy an entire outfit? YSL Suit What is the quintessential French look to you? For Men, brown boots and for girls a beautiful Blazer I love YSL Women
The French book that most moved you? 99 francs by Frédéric Beigbedder Your favorite French word? Why? Exactement: exactly, because I love when people agree with me and understand my vision and what I m trying to say. Your favorite French artist? Phoenix …. So Cliché to answer Daft punk by default Do you have a playlist we could follow on spotify? I dj a bit so yes my playlist:
Best French lyrics? I don t have one but I have a sentence which is the title of my playlist: “Ok Je viens chez toi… Mais jte previews !!! il se spa ra rien ….” / “Okay, I’ll come over … But I warn you !! Not in’ will happen …” When I was single it was my sentence …. Your favorite spot to party in France? Le Baron
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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 […]
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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, […]
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The Parisian Flair fell in love with this wonderful French brand and her designer . I take a lot of pictures myself and never knew where to put my camera, until I discovered these cool handbags. The founder/designer of these unique handbags & wallets is Victoria Couroussé. She is my favorite type of Parisian since […]