Architectural Digest USA – January 2017

On a bitterly cold February morning, I made a long overdue trip to the Paris Flea Market, or Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen as it is know in French, located on the outskirts of the city. Having been away from Paris for two years while working in New York as creative director for Oscar de la Renta, I was happy to return to my old haunts. As much as I used to enjoy a Sunday morning stroll to the 25th Street market in New York, nothing compares to the Paris Flea Market for its ambience or the variety of interesting and original pieces that can be found there. I believe it remains an excellent source for both amateurs and professionals alike.  “I have always been drawn to ceramics, especially plates. I love this collection of 19th-century Barbotin dishes placed on distressed wood paneling—perfect for a kitchen. Laurence Vauclair is an expert in her field and has been dealing at the market for over 15 years. She also has a gallery on Rue de Beaune in the centre of Paris.”

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