Thursday, January 13, 2011

Paris In Your Face

I seem to see a lot of BIG faces in Paris adverts.This is for 'hairy' lashes... In the Tokyo Lash Bar at Galeries Lafayette.
Not all these big face adverts are for just a pretty face.
 BIG hair does seem essential.
L'homme Parisien = BIG hair.
Couple Parisien = big hair togetherness.
Even bigger hair togetherness!
BIG cat faces/gueules are de rigueur
As are big adorb chiens...
 The lowly orange grows huge in a Metro affiche - too big for his own chapeau.
At CDG airport Maison du Chocolat doesn't want you to leave without some bigger than your face chocolate macarons.
A nice twist on Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger poster emphasizing the 'back' of the head.
Ah..to be this big head lying on the beach...
BONJOUR PARIS BIG HEADS!

21 comments:

  1. Love all these ads--they're eye-catching and fun. Paris in my face is ok with me, Carol.

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  2. OK... you lost me at the Killer chocolate Macarons!!! :))

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  3. You're right Cris.
    Unclear
    The chocolate macarons in the poster are enormous - bigger than your face..

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  4. Sigh. I love your blog. :)

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  5. This post gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "Big Mac"!!!
    Since the feels-like outside is 7 degrees, I would like to be in a room papered with your full-size big images. Especially the macs!

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  6. Reading your blog is like opening a door to another world.
    Love it! Love the Stunning images you posted. They are simple yet elegant with a lovely mixture of style, textures, and color which makes them very pleasing to the eye

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  7. Speaking of BIG HEADS;
    With all the recent snow and cold weather in the Northeast, I've been keeping my head cozy wearing a 2nd World War Bombardier's hat, that is fleece lined, and made individually by hand, to fit a specific person's head. In this case; my VERY BIG head.
    I think I look a bit "Geeky," but
    it's a trade-off, for the warmth.

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  8. Suzanna6:16 PM

    Bombardier's hats are VERY in this year according to NY Times Bill Cunningham!

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  9. Whooops...
    Did I say "Geeky?"
    I meant to say, "I think I look VERY cooooool!"

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  10. Great selection, Carol, really beautiful work on those ads.
    I wouldn't mind being on that beach either :) It's a frosty up here!

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  11. I loved your photos from the auction. Like time travelling.

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  12. Like the color schemes in the adverts and the whimsical tone of some of them.

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  13. I forgot to mention--this week your blog reminded me of the Three Colors Trilogy with Juliette Binoche. I love how you feature different colors in different posts.

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  14. Carol I just wanted you to know that I find your blog amazing. You always have something interesting...and included with a few choice funny comments.
    Always btightens my day! I was just mooning over the fact that I have no time to go this spring as I am in the midst of writing my master thesis...But then I thought: Why not the fall? I've never been to Paris in the fall! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  15. Oh my heart is captured~ so funny!

    I wanted to invite you over to Fabulous French Fridays at the Metis Linens blog as I know you too love the French lifestyle.

    Your presence would add a bit of oh la la. :)

    http://metislinens.blogspot.com

    Au Revoir!

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  16. i could do with a little of ALL of that! but who am i kidding? we are talking about paris here!

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  17. Lots of gorgeous faces! That photo of the Parisian dude reminds me, though, of some advice my friend in college gave me: never date a guy who takes longer to do his hair than you do.

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  18. I just love those eyelashes! False eyelashes are annoying to wear but I love feeling a little Brigitte Bardot! Well, in my mind, but there you have it.

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  19. Did you purchase some of those FAB eyelashs?

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  20. Incredible. Sensible beauty in each of the photos.Spectacular selection. Compliment to the blog admin. We enjoy seeing Paris through your blog

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  21. Tres magnifique, gorgeous portraits!

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