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Do you know that the famous chic Parisian department store? Le Bon Marché !!!
It celebrates its 160 years old this year!!! For this anniversary, the French actress Catherine Deneuve has been invited to be part of a documentary directed by the iconic French fashion filmmaker Loïc Prigent (author of The Day Before fashion documentaries).
In addition, there are also ten funny illustrations of Deneuve by the artist Marjane Satrapi paying tribute to the Left Bank department store. If you are a fan of Deneuve and fashion, this is definitely the place to be before October 27th, 2012.
For the event many brands create limited edition as Kusmi Tea's Label Imperial has been given a spectacular new Art Deco box, Guerlain has given its classic scent Shalimar a Flacon Imperial Bijoux bottle featuring a gorgeous lapis lazuli necklace. Nars has regrouped all of their must-have shades onto one palette, Joie de Vivre by Nars.
So, there’s no better excuse to start your exclusive shopping!
Small history: Bon Marché building, undertaken in 1869, was engineered by Gustave Eiffel. It has profoundly influenced the whole arrondissement. The Hôtel Lutetia, for instance, was created to house foreign visitors to the store. Its manager François-Emile Morin designed the rue de Babylone’s Pagode as a ballroom. The garden in front of the store is even home to Square Boucicaut, with a statue in honor of Marguerite.