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Hubert de Givenchy

At the summer program where I work in Paris, we frequently have the children of famous people among our students. I’m generally pretty blasé about the star power, but one connection did get my interest. We had the great-niece of Hubert de … Continue reading

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Marcher la tête haute

Talented, titled, and très, très beau, Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy was born on February 21, 1927. The aristocratic line came through his father’s side and the artistic talents came through his mother’s side, the Badins. They were … Continue reading

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Boire du petit-lait

As long as it isn’t the middle of a blistering heat wave when I’m in Paris, a visit to Angelina Tea Room and Café (226 rue de Rivoli) is de rigueur and the must-have item is L’Ancien, their totally awesome … Continue reading

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