Guillaume Salmon is PR for colette since more than 5 years, enjoying to be in the middle of different culture and microcosms… From the west coast of France, he is a Parisian since ever and for ever for one reason, because Paris is Magic!!! He will be proud and glad to relate to the colette way of life and here, lists his favorite finds from colette month after month.”
Lucinda Timmerman by Bianca Pilet
The exhibition is entirely dedicated to this young woman, Lucinda Timmerman, who Bianca Pilet photographed many times during the past six years. It is a real documentary on a sincere friendship but also on photography. Born in the Netherlands, Bianca Pilet works with magazines such as i-D, Rojo, Rolling Stone. A beautiful book, made by KesselsKramer, and especially printed for the occasion at 250 copies. March 25th until April 26th.
Blaze of Glory by Puma with Sneaker Freaker
Puma has teamed up with Sneaker Freaker magazine to produce the most anticipated release of 2008, in the programme The List. After months of digging deep into Puma’s archives, the Sneaker Freaker mob found their priceless gem, hiding for quite some time: The Blaze of Glory. Although it looks 80s, the Blaze is actually a nineties runner. Limited edition of 575 pairs, starts April 26th.
George Nelson’s “animal” clocks
In 2008, american designer George Nelson would have turned 100! Vitra re-edits these “animal” clocks: Omar the owl, Fernando the fish, Elihu the elephant and Talulah the toucan, created originally in 1965 and made in printed laquered wood. A real classic for everyone, from kids to adults…
Juliette Has A Gun original fragrances
Juliette Has A Gun creates perfumes, in reference to the famous Shakespearian heroine… going wild. One ambition: leading a new rock and elegant existence in the perfumery world by creating romantic and original fragrances. Imagined by Romano Ricci, Juliette Has A Gun is planning a collection of five fragrances, “Lady Vengeance” and “Miss Charming” are the two first episodes, a third one is coming up, available April 15th, exclusively at colette.
Eau d’Osmose is made through a technique of wine concentration called inversed “Osmose”. Grape juice is enbrightened naturally after settling and without fermentation. Water is taken out to increase sugar and alcool. The water is perfectly clean and transparent.
Text: Guillaume Salmon