The Chic Fish

A COLLECTION OFRESTAURANTS, STORES, MARKETS, GRAPHIC DESIGN, PHOTOGRAPHERS, LOCATIONS, PEOPLE AND OTHER LOVELY THINGS DEFINING OUR RETRO-CHIC STYLE

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Monday October 20th, 2014

THE JANE HOTEL

From hotel for sailors in 1908, to boutique hotel in 2014
Completed in 1908, the American Seaman's Friend Society Sailors' Home and Institute was designed by William A. Boring, the architect renowned for Ellis Island’s immigrant station. Originally built as a hotel for sailors with cabin-like rooms, in 1912, the survivors of the Titanic stayed at the hotel until the end of the American Inquiry into the ship’s ...
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Thursday October 16th, 2014

DONNA WILSON

A knitted world of colorful creatures
Donna Wilson set up her company in 2003 after making odd knitted creatures for her final show at the Royal College of Art, in London. Since then, she has built her business designing and making a ...
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Monday October 13th, 2014

ANTHROPOLOGIE

A unique world of beautiful fashion, accessories and homeware
Born more than 20 years ago, Anthropologie (for those who already do not know it) is one of those stores that when you find it out, you fall in love at first sight: from fashion, to accessories and ...
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Thursday October 9th, 2014

SETH SMOOT

The master of style & versatility
Seth Smoot is a photographer. So far, nothing unusual or special, except that his images are a wonderful example of poetry, delicacy, warmth and colour. His talent lies mainly in being so simply ...
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Monday October 6th, 2014

BULY 1803

The cosmetics as once
In the globe-trotting, ever-colorful life of Ramdane Touhami, the only constant, it seems, is change. The French Moroccan is a traveler, writer, designer, perfumer and artistic director of the ...
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Thursday October 2nd, 2014

BOBO CHOSES

A collection that seems designed by children
Bobo Choses was created in 2008 by the catalan art directors Laia Aguilar and Adriana Esperalba. The idea behind it was to create a friendly clothing brand that could speak to children in their own ...
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