Coco Chanel’s place at 31 Rue Cambon is the destination for fashion pilgrims, and, at the huge Yves Saint Laurent retrospective in Paris en ce moment, Yves’s own office has been re-created, complete with a pair of his specs on the desk. Nosing around on an interiors blog we stumbled upon these wonderful pictures of Jeanne Lanvin’s impeccable abode, which have been reconstructed at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs. It consists of her boudoir, chambre de coucher and salle de bain that were designed for her by Armand Albert Rateau for her apartment at 16, rue Barbet-de-Jouy.
Lanvin, the label women turn to these days for Alber Elbaz’s miracles of draped and twisted dresses was started by Jeanne Lanvin in 1889, a milliner and dressmaker to
The Lanvin blue came to life through Madame's spontaneous enthusiasm for a Fra Angelico painting and also features in her sumptuous apartment. Mmm, how delicious. If you’re lucky enough to be mincing around