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Paris here and there – beautiful mezzanine

AGAINST’A stone’s throw from the bustling Rue de Rennes we find this “Mezzanine”, a decorative cocoon on the left bank. The story begins one Christmas evening in 2017, after a family dinner, when fashion and magazine stylist Lisa Riccioni-Pannier, familiar with the neighborhood, accidentally discovers the place that used to be occupied by a framer. At first, she went on an adventure alone, and a few months later she was joined by Kelly Lagutt, who had just created her own line of children’s clothing. The name of the store comes from Lisa, but Kelly found herself in this idea of ​​”between, in the middle, two universes in one room.”

For this boutique, the duo, who met in art school, dream of “a village in Paris, of feeling at home, as if we were in a country house. To do this, he uses dried flowers, scented candles, wickerwork and old crockery… Trendy decorative items at affordable prices and from reliable sources, among which the designers offer their own collections of home linen with personalized embroidery. , crockery, candles and clothes.

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Home linen sewn in less than 30 kilometers

Initially, the palette of favorites of the two women opened up to the entire planet, but this was not without Covid. “It was the perfect time to move,” they laugh. Thus, enamelled steel cups come from Germany, ceramic ice buckets are carved in Paris, a range of cutlery is made in Portugal, candles are designed in Grasse and smelted in the Basque Country, and fabrics are made from the rolls of large houses. take shape in the reintegration workshop in Seine-Saint-Denis.

To fill their shelves – including virtual ones, the online store is well thought out and stocked – and their carefully decorated display cases, Lisa and Kelly claim to work on impulse, for decor that “makes sense.” They dream of developing their brand, spreading their good ideas in new places, both among individuals and among professionals, and why not give this “mezzanine” a little sister.

Mezzanine, 39, rue Abbe-Gregoire, Paris 6e. From Monday to Saturday, from 11:00 to 19:00,

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