Collection by Tiffany Chu

Apartment Decorated by Gaultier

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Stepping into the freshly decorated apartment by Jean-Paul Gaultier at Trocadero in Paris, I felt as if I had been transported into a quixotic dream, complete with a choppy journey through a triage of disparate scenes. In a grey area where expression and aesthetic surely override function and utility, it is nevertheless intriguing to experience the continuously blurring boundaries where fashion and architecture meet.

Each room embodies a different theme that inspires Gaultier.
Although the furniture is still evident, the absence of color renders this blanched corner with a phantom-like,...
"Il s'est glisse sur les murs comme il se love sur les corps...' —the fabric slips off the walls in the same way that...
Gaultier likens Paris to a jungle in the second room—with an overwhelming amount of ivy, lichen, and other greenery...
According to Gaultier, "My imagination comes from the cinema...I love the idea that nature is capable of trumping...
Gaultier's third chamber is reminiscent of his classic feminine themes manifested in corset, lace, and powdered pinks...
In a 2,700-square-foot apartment previously owned by French architect Jacques Carlu, Gaultier is the third fashion...
In a 2,700-square-foot Paris apartment previously owned by French architect Jacques Carlu, Gaultier is the third...
In collaboration with Roche Bobois and French Elle Decoration, Gaultier's showcase of this suite seems like a perfectly...
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