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Hipster Paradise: Hôtel du Temps in Montmartre

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 06, 2013 01:12 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Jun 04, 2013

If this were Paris in 1969, you could bet that Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin would be staying at the Hôtel du Temps, the latest boutique hotel in Montmartre.  A project of Lionel Benesmoun and Alix Thomsen, with branding by Laura Leonard, the understated hotel is comprised of 23 rooms, a piano bar and lounge. At its opening in February this year, Alix Thomsen debuted her Fall 2013 collection with a party; the interiors, featuring palm printed textiles and hallways blocked in woven rattan, served as a tropical backdrop for the Parisian cool festivities. Visit  Hôtel du Temps  for more information. Photography courtesy of Hôtel du Temps . Above: Similar to her fashion line and Paris home, Alix Thomsen mixed unexpected and eccentric prints together in the bedrooms. Above: Exposed beams and a window covered in fabric in one of the top floor bedrooms. Above: Pale blue ikat printed bed linens are all that's required in the smaller rooms, which start at €120 a night. Above: The exterior of Hôtel du Temps, the night of the Thomsen event. Above: Hallways on each floor are finished with woven rattan. Above: Retro tropical wallpaper in the bedroom (the ikat print is carried over in the bath linens). Above: Florida-tropical style, unexpected for Paris. Above: Each room has unique vintage furniture, textiles, and lighting. For more in and around Paris, see our  Travels with an Editor: Paris  series and visit our  Paris City Guide . Location of Hôtel du Temps in Paris: View Larger Map




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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