Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Doggie in the Vitrine

It's a natural when you're traveling, that if you are looking intently for one thing, you will stumble on something far more interesting...
While I was searching desperately for SIA I discovered these witty Lanvin windows created by designer Alber Elbaz...
Anything with a dog in it is is a home run for me...
I love the way these windows continue out into the street..
Like this painted dog bone in front of the vitrine...a snack for the leche-vitrine hounds who pass by perhaps?
Ooooops
Dogs are king in Paris, not just birds.
Here the hound is raised up high over a pile of seriously pedigreed Lanvin purses.
A real Paris hound...no room to stray for this pup - kept close at hand.
BONNE JOURNEE

18 comments:

  1. some of those windows are VERY clever, aren't they! Cute! We just babysat two little ones this past weekend. I was exhausted keeping up after one--a puppy! They were a riot. Sweet post, Carol!

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  2. melanie9:24 AM

    I love the doggies in the window--

    hope you are having a wonderful day!

    Melanie

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  3. grace under pressure9:27 AM

    There must be a rent-a-pooch in Paris?
    You should at least consider renting if you can't own.

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  4. I love a window with a clearly defined narrative. J'adore that Fi-fi wears glasses. And, the red Lanvin heels aren't bad either!!;-)

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  5. marie-laure10:00 AM

    Mignon!
    Love the little white dog too...

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  6. Life without you would be ruff ruff ruff.
    Love all that you share.
    Love you

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  7. Clever window dressings. Fun post.
    Life without our Dog, Annie, would not be as happy. The French have it right. :)

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  8. I LOVE these Lanvin windows!!!! Wowowwowoww. Seriously good. Oh my. Will be back for these some more.

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  9. yes, you are right, these windows are fabulous. Lanvin windows are always great and created by the designer Alber Elbaz himself!

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  10. I'm reminded of my youth, and dancin' to that old Patti Page standard; "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window?"
    Thanks for the memories, and your always creative blog.
    Arrrrffff!

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  11. Fabulous, but now I'm going to have "Doggie in the Window" stuck in my head the whole day.

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  12. Oh Anne! I didn't know that!
    Alber Elbaz :O
    I will be back for more next visit.
    What a lucky mistake to find them.
    Would that I could afford a little souvenir from the great man...sigh

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  13. toinette5:49 PM

    SO many animals in shops all over Paris.
    Love your point of view - the wit lurking beneath the Parisien glamour.

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  14. Cheryl6:11 PM

    I am a long-time daily lurker... I love your elegant blog (which gives my love
    of New York and Paris a daily fix)... and I love where it takes me through links to other sites that I would otherwise probably not find.

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  15. The Paris windows leave me speechless....................

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  16. I just found your blog and love it. I am enthralled with the Lanvin windows - especially the Poodle with the glasses. I want to copy the poodle and am wondering if you know what material was used to make the
    Poodle.

    Thank you for your help and I look forward to reading your blog.

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  17. Detective Oswald8:50 PM

    Could you set me up with the phone number of that sassy number with the red bow in vitrine #1? I have a sharp eye for the ladies, and I believe I can hold up my end of the conversation with a little parlay voo frances I've picked up from the Mistress. Besides, they say that love is the universal langue.

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