Thursday, October 07, 2010

Paris Signs of Automne

Does anyone do up their windows for automne/fall like the French?
One lone apple tells the story.

Falling leaves..?

Iconic.

Even better - chocolate leaves for Fall.
Best of all leaves at Place des Vosges.
Or just one fallen leaf beside an orange Pierre Herme bag of goodies

Cepes-champignon-mushrooms.

Toujours/always signs of Fall in Paris.

And plenty of real cepes in the Paris marches.

Venison, lapin, wild boar - more tastes of fall.

And what will Bambi wear this Fall?
Toujour l'orange!

On Monday Jan Gossart's fruity autumnal wreath made me think of

Or should I say made me dream of

JAM! Pain Quotidien's jams on the communal tables are left unattended! miam-miam

No, I showed restraint and did not eat them to the last drop...
BONJOUR AUTOMNE!
You may have to go to Boston or New York to see a real one.

24 comments:

  1. Anonymous10:10 AM

    Great one today!
    Art, clothes , food, and seasonal..great pics too.

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  2. Justine10:22 AM

    miam-miam
    all the delicious things of Parisien Fall..
    Missing one pumpkin!
    The French DO make some nice fusses don't they?

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  3. For sure Fall offers the best colors in nature! Are you inspired for Fall watercolors yet? A stroll at Central Park, shopping for a new sweater, eating a home made pie?
    I can smell apples and cinnamon as soon as I think of Fall!
    Here in Ohio is all orange and red already, what about there?
    Enjoy you day!

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  4. Geri, NJ10:28 AM

    My favorite season...but it's off to an odd/slow start across the Hudson so far...and some leaves have withered and fallen before turning! Charming images, as per usual. Love your photo in the park...very nice.

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  5. Simony-
    I'm getting inspired for Paris NEXT WEEK!!!
    eeek
    not ready :(
    comme d'habitude...

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  6. love all that "automness"!....especially the chocolates...

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  7. lovely! sure the autumn offers great colors but I miss the summer. greetings from Germany

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  8. For me; Autumn means pumpkin pie, any kind of soup...and scaring the
    bee-jubbies out of my neighbor's kids, when they visit my old Victorian house.(haunted, of course!) at Halloween.
    (hee-hee-hee)

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  9. Ah, ouais. I do decorate for autumn, though the leaves aren't ready to be collected here yet. While I wait, having an autumnal hued leetle cat hopping around helps immensely. A roving exhibit. Pretty pictures & cute squirrels--just what I needed. (Really.)

    xo

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  10. I love fall--this time of year is so beautiful--lovely images, Carol! I'm hoping I get to see some pretty fall foliage on my travels!

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  11. Oh, how I love Autumn. And you have given me a peek of the city I love in a season I have never seen her wrapped in. How lovely you captured her.

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  12. Fantastic pics!! Wonderful colors!! I want to be in avery place you showed!!kisses and hugs!

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  13. You sure captured the essence of Fall with your photos - the colors are fantastic.
    I especially like the girl on the bike shot in Place des Vosges...perfect!
    That food looked great, too :)

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  14. Anonymous4:45 PM

    Wonderful post today on automne! It's my favorite time of year and usually when we travel to Paris.

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  15. Do not believe for one minute that because I am old and retired you can try to dazzle me with fall leaves and squirrels and expect me not to notice a rabbit in the bunch! However, for once, I approve of your rabbit because it is LAPIN! Yay! Let's hear it for the gardeners!

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  16. Lots of lovely images here. I ADORE that wooden squirrel. You can find lots of the gray ones, you posted, in our yard daily, and soon we will be knee deep in those pretty fall leaves.

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  17. I think this is my very favorite posting ever! I realized as I look at the image of Place des Vosges that I was in Paris exactly a year ago today, taking in the scene at Luxembourg Gardens on one of the last days of a fall trip. Your images took me right back! Oooh, I am drooling! Thanks for the instant vacation.

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  18. I am in Paris untill Monday, licking up the memeories of sweets, macarons and the most beautiful city in the world :-)
    When are you comeing Carol?

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  19. Anonymous2:37 AM

    Perfect! Aah.. I miss Paris..

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  20. Anonymous2:53 AM

    Gorgeous pics. Thank you...

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  21. I've been in Paris in spring and summer, but not autumn so far. It's spring in Australia so I just adored this glimpse of Parisian autumn. Thanks Carol. I hope to be there for the real thing one day.

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  22. I love Paris in the autumn and your pictures brought back so many nice memories... I wish I was there now. Thanks.
    Luna Loves...

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  23. I love a good nut more than a mushroom. And red more than orange. And summer more than fall. But still, you charmed me with your ode to autumnal colors and themes!

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  24. Your posts are always inspiring!

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