Vladimir Sillam is a young filmmaker. He is a true Parisian even though he decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue his dream: becoming a movie director. We can easily feel his sensitivity in his work. How do you feel about French people? Mixed. What is Parisian Flair for you? An awesome new website created by a witty stylish Parisian girl. What is romanticism? A 19th century poetic and literary movement. Are you romantic? Depends on what drink I had. Where did you have your most impressive French kiss? Outside a bar in Manhattan. Your perfect French dinner? Steak Tartare. Your favorite French wine? Pouilly fumée. Favorite French desert? Profiteroles. What is your Madeleine de Proust? Shalimar by Guerlain perfume. Last French movie you saw? “Jeune & Jolie” by François Ozon . Erotic, provocative but lacking a point of view. Favorite French movie? “Van Gogh” by Maurice Pialat. Favorite movie quote? “I’m going to denounce you, my little stupid bitch“/ “Je vais vous dénoncer, ma p’tite connasse.” in “Kings and Queens” / “Rois et Reine ” by Arnaud Desplechin
Favorite French actor? Ramzi Bedia. Which French contemporary artist? Pierre Huyghe. What is your favorite place in France? Les Baux de Provence. What is the place that feels the most French in California? Pacific Palisades?. What do you miss most about France? Being able to drink alcohol in the street. If you had 3000 euro and you could only buy one fashion item? I’d buy a random jacket and sew Parisian Flair in golden/diamond letters. What is the quintessential French look? French I dunno. Parisian : a scarf and a cigarette. The French book that most moved you? laminations d’Arthur Rimbaud.
Your favorite French word? Why? “Nocturne” / “Nocturnal”, it sounds mysterious
Check out this music video directed by Vladimir Sillam
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!