a poster (the last one in the series) of Paris: Made By Hand…
Posted in paris: made by hand, pia's photos September 2nd, 2009 by pia


That is the last poster I printed out of the 7 that are currently featured in the window of WHSmith bookstore in Paris. My giant cardboard eiffel tower will come out of the window very soon – can you believe it’s been a month already since it was erected? It feels like yesterday. So if you are in Paris, and you haven’t yet seen it please do pop down to the store, pick up a copy of my book, and then go and have a sweet treat at Angelina’s. And then a wander through the Tuileries… and then go on a wander to some of the boutiques/ateliers from the book that are in the 1st arr – there’s La Drougerie (where I took the photo above), Alexia Hollinger (beautiful handbags), Astier de Villatte (for some of Nathalie Lete’s gorgeous ceramics, featured on the cover of the book) and Ultramod (for vintage ribbons and silks). Enjoy!


PS I’m thinking it’s about time to show you into one of the ateliers that I photographed but that did not make it into the book, what do you think? I have one in mind…

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  1. Elise says

    Good morning – I just had to stop by and leave you a note because you have the most wonderfully fabulous blog. I’ve loved reading your interesting posts, all very creative and great pictures too. What could be more perfect ? Thanks for sharing them all and best wishes…

    September 2nd, 2009 | #

  2. Victoria says

    You are so creative, it’s wonderful to watch your style develope and I am sure to hop by the store in October, when we take the kids to Paris!
    Thanks for all the inspirations!
    And yes, I would love those ateliers you’ve mentioned, which made it not in the book!
    Enjoy autumn in Amsterdam, one of my forever favorite cities!

    September 2nd, 2009 | #

  3. Gigi says

    Yes! I hope that you will show us a peek! I have very much enjoyed your book, and it would be fun to see a bit more. xo

    September 3rd, 2009 | #

  4. sam says

    Would love to see the one that didn’t make it into the book! It’s like an encore!

    September 3rd, 2009 | #

  5. Joan says

    Just to say I am in Paris right now, and I went to find Le Pe and the street name is different than in Paris By Hand. It is on Beaumorency. And it is open only Thurs., Fri and Sat. I hope to go by again before I have to leave for home. Thanks for the wonderful tips for Paris visits!

    October 4th, 2009 | #

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