A Shaded View on Fashion Film Festival is the first film festival dedicated to fashion, style, and beauty. For the seventh edition of the worldwide successful festival, Diane Pernet has curated a much more versatile program of the fashion film genre, stating "The worlds of fashion and film both work around the notion of dream and reality.”
ASVOFF 7 will feature cinema luminaries Alejandro Jodorowsky, Mike Figgis, Milo Manara,Ellen Von Unwerth, Bruce Weber, Christopher Doyle, Bruce LaBruce, Adan Jodorowsky, David Lachapelle, Blanca Li, Jonathan Caouette, ParkChan-°©‐Wook, Sofia Sanchez & Mauro Mongiello and Tim Yip. An impressive list of talent headlines the films this year including Jessica Chastain, Kitsten Dunst, Jim Jarmusch, Tllda Swinton, and Asia Argentino. An esteemed list of influential figures in the fashion and artistic world include Dries Van Noten, president of the jury along with Rem Koolhaas, Eugene Hernandez from the Film Society at Lincoln Center, Sophie Dulac, Li Edelkoort, and Bruce Benderson.
A special tribute is paid to the Jordorowsky family with special appearances, conversations, and screenings.
Hip Opera artist Bianca Casady will entertain guests on opening night.
November 21,22, and 23
Metro: Hotel de Ville, Rambuteau
Click here for full schedule and information
Christmas/Holiday Tour of Paris for 2014
Paris is magical during the holidays and I am happy to announce a special Christmas/Holiday Tour of Paris for 2014. Clients will experience the marvelous shop windows, gleaming outdoor lights, beautifully decorated trees, and festive Christmas markets. The tour includes a visit to Galeries Lafayette and Printemps department stores, the Champs Elysees Holiday market, the yummy gourmet shops Fauchon and Hediard on Place Madeleine overflowing with delicious holiday goodies, and the rue St. Honoré, with designer shops Hermes and Lanvin. To warm up, we stop for an authentic hot chocolate at one of the top Paris chocolate shops.
Tour times 10AM-1PM or 2PM-5PM
Cost: 225 euros for 1-3 people, 75 euros each additional person. Hot chocolate is not included in price.Click here to book the tour or for more information.
Tours will be conducted everyday from December 20, 2014 to January 5, 2015 except on Christmas and New Years Day.
New! Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes
I am happy to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes. Come take an ethnic culinary journey with me and chef and caterer Charlotte Puckette, co-author of the bestseller The Ethnic Paris Cookbook (with Olivia Kiang-Snaije). First we will shop at a Paris green-market for the freshest ingredients and then return to Charlotte's professional kitchen near the Eiffel Tower to cook a three-course lunch. After, we will indulge in the delicious feast we prepared along with hand-selected wines.
Cost: 185 euros per person (about $240)
Time: 9:30AM- 2PM (approximately 4 1/2 hours)
Location: We will meet by a metro station close to the market
Class days: Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday,Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
Minimum of 2 students, maximum 6 students.
Click here to sign up for the next class or for more info.
I am pleased as punch to announce the launch of Eye Prefer Paris Tours, which are 3-hour walking tours I will personally be leading. The Eye Prefer Paris Tour includes many of the places I have written about such as small museums & galleries, restaurants, cafes & food markets, secret addresses, fashion & home boutiques, parks, and much more.
Tours cost 210 euros for up to 3 people, and 70 euros for each additional person. I look forward to meeting you on my tours and it will be my pleasure and delight to show you my insiders Paris.
Check it out at www.eyepreferparistours.com
Click here to watch a video of our famous Marais tour