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Lacoste: Domaine de Layaude Basse (au lieu d’un Gite)

“La Coste is a château that looks like a fortress, without the slightest regularity. The approaches are quite steep and unpleasant because of the rockslides and the height of the mountain. There is no shelter anywhere near the château, a … Continue reading

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Lacoste: The Light Palace in Venice, ‘Une Grande Passion’ of Pierre Cardin, Is Officially Canceled

“Among the many strange things that have befallen Venice, she has had the good fortune to become the object of a passion to a man of splendid genius, who has made her his own, and in doing so has made … Continue reading

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Lacoste: The Phantom Bank in the Novel “At Last” by Edward St. Aubyn; Cash, Gas and Bread in the Luberon

Lacoste: No banks here In “At Last,” the British novelist Edward St Aubyn winds down in acrid ironic prose drenched with dark humor the lacerating saga of Patrick Melrose, born into the high tone world of the upper crust and … Continue reading

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THE LACOSTE CHATEAU OF PIERRE CARDIN: A PEEK INSIDE THE FORMER LAIR OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE

A pasha of fashion, Pierre Cardin has taken up renaissance-pomo things like buying decrepit Châteaux and renovating them, the primary object of this particular enterprise is the Château Lacoste, once the lair of the Marquis de Sade. In 1772, M … Continue reading

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WSJ MAGAZINE OUT WITH A BRACING TONIC ON PIERRE CARDIN AND HIS PASSION FOR LACOSTE

In his book “Henri Cartier-Bresson : a biography,” Pierre Assouline reveals how Cartier Bresson envisioned himself as a ‘thief’ by capturing people in private and public moments and then fleeing with these “stolen images” that one would reproduce for display … Continue reading

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LACOSTE REPOTTED: A DECIDEDLY ANGLOPHONE FLORA; AN ART STUDENT SLEEPOVER A WITH PRETTY VIEW

Fact or Fiction? The village of Lacoste has 450 residents as noted in an August 2009 article penned by a reporter from the Paris bureau of the New York Times (NYT). True or False? Referencing the same piece, in the … Continue reading

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LACOSTE: MERCI JEAN-CHARLES, MERCI PIERRE

On Wednesday evening the Lacoste Festival stage was animated by the dance troupe of the Ballet d’Europe under the direction of choreographer Jean-Charles Gil and their emotional performance of “Shubert in Love.” Pierre Cardin, who founded the Lacoste Festival nine … Continue reading

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