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Zadig & Voltaire Opens New York Flagship Store

Paul Sevigny, Cecilia Bonstrom, Thierry Gillier

Paul Sevigny, Cecilia Bonstrom, Thierry Gillier

NEW YORK, Apr 9, 2009 / FW/ — Monday night, famed French boutique Zadig & Voltaire opened its flagship store in New York with an intimate gathering of friends and New York’s fashion set.

With Alexis Bledel, Jessica Hart, Nicolas Potts of the band Tamarama, Patricia Field, Lucky Sykes, Christian Siriano, and NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon and wife Ingrid Vandebosch, photographers Mick Rock and Sante DOrazio, in attendance, Thierry Gillier, owner of the brand held court with the music of DJ Paul Sevigny on the background. After the soiree at the boutique, a private dinner followed at the Bagatelle Restaurant.

The pioneer of the concept ‘affordable luxury’ in Paris, Zadig & Voltaire is one of the hippest French fashion brand. Its concept stores located throughout Europe, China and the Middle East and have now added New York City to their reign have exported modern French chic to the intellectual rock & roll crowd all over the world.

Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel

Zadig & Voltaire’s celebrity clientele includes everyone from Kate Hudson, Chloe Sevigny, Carla Bruni- Sarkozy, Iggy Pop, Sting, Marion Cotillard, Jane Birkin, Jacquetta Wheeler, Eva Longoria, Audrey Tatou, Milla Jovovich among others.

Photos by Neil Rasmus at Patrick McMullan

Zadig & Voltaire
831 Washington Street
(between Little West 12th Street and Gansevoort Street)
New York, NY

Paul Sevigny and Jeff Gordon

Paul Sevigny and Jeff Gordon