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James Andrew and Lalanne

James Andrew and a sculpture by Les Lalannes

I’m so enthralled with the Lalanne exhibition on Park avenue that I’m bringing you a bit more – a giant cabbage with chicken feet! – perhaps you absolutely HAVE to have one of these? One need go no further than the uber chic Paul Kasmin gallery to indulge your deepest Lelanne desires. I’m so taken with this “Choupatte (Très Grande)” that I’m asking the gallery if they can commission a scaled down sterling version to act as a centerpiece on my dining table – would definitely be a fun alternative to my Dodie Thayer lettuce tureen and under-plate.

Admiring this surrealist fantasy, I’m wearing a navy velvet jacket by Gucci, Batistoni navy and white silk polka dot pocket square, Dolce and Gabanna teal cashmere turtleneck sweater, tweed multi colored plaid pants in grays, black, teal, and forest by Gucci, turquoise/teal suede Lanvin sneakers, and Dior sunglasses.

24 Comments

  1. Lize says:

    Simply divine! Teal-licious!

  2. Elisa Reagan says:

    this thing is amazing!

  3. Christian Fuchs says:

    Dearest James,

    I´m impressed, the most incredible things are on your way. It is something really different. Alicia came back today from the US, she was so sad that she couldn´t meet you. I´ve just arrived home we had a lovely night celebrating her return. Love velvet jackets I have a green one.

    Hugs,

    Christian

  4. Edie B. says:

    I would prefer it with racoon feet 😉

    Love from East Hampton

    Edie

  5. Johann Graf von Auersperg says:

    I´m sure it would work great as your dinning table centerpiece…….

    Hugs,

    Johann

  6. Terry Kerr says:

    I love how this big sculpture and your outfit work together, it´s a perfect symphony of turquoise and blues.

    Kisses

    Terry

  7. Secret Admirer says:

    My dear James,

    You are unique, I haven´t met a person before with such an exquisite taste like you!

  8. Bruno says:

    Superbe!! I’m happy seeing you’re wearing winter clothes, can’t wait discovering others winter outfits! Colors are amazing!

  9. Dean says:

    Hi James !

    This is another iconic shot, which I see going on to your book, your TV show, magazines, and the Sartorialist…
    LOVE the idea for your new dining centerpiece !!! Brilliant !
    It appears that teal is the new black ? I look forward to visiting the Bastin gallery on my next trip to NYC !

    Dean Farris *****

  10. A. says:

    Very nice! Impressive, James.

  11. Christiane von Könemann says:

    Lieber James,

    Das ist ja interessant. Ich liebe die Art Du hast die Sachen zu beschreiben. Ich mag Lalanne sehr gerne, Du siehst super aus, bei uns beginnt auch kalt zu werden, der Sommer ist leider weg aber ich freue mich auf meinen schönen Burberry Mantel.

    Hab einen schönen Tag

    Christiane

  12. Martin Doolittle says:

    Love this cabbage with chicken feet, how can someone create something like that? I´m speechless. You look great!

    Martin

  13. María La Torre says:

    Hola James,

    Continúo fascinada con tu blog, me encanta comenzar el día leyéndolo, ahora desayuno mientras lo leo, es un vicio 🙂 te ves muy guapo, me encanta tu atuendo.

    Ten un bien día,

    Besos

    María

  14. Pearl Hammond says:

    The lanvin sneakers look great with these pants, absolutely ADORE them!

    Pearl

  15. Mara Helmrich von Elgott says:

    I prefer the sheep but this cabbage looks great too, turquoise is my favorite color, can´t wait to read your next post!

    Baroness Mara

  16. Secret Admirer says:

    What a lovely moment, I was hiding in one of those yellow caps 😉 it was a marvelous experience!

  17. David says:

    Scaled down to miniature size this piece would make a great salt cellar James. You are as imaginative as ever! Your turqoise sweater looks very snug.

  18. I love it!! Wonderful colour.. I love the trousers!!!

  19. Jane says:

    Brilliant photo of you…colors are perfection. I wonder if your outfit came first or the cabbage?

  20. A. says:

    Check out this blog entry I did in collaboration with James himself 🙂 Enjoy!

  21. Homer says:

    Had to ponder this one. Would the artist be willing to lettuce shrink it down to a centerpiece on a dining room table or would they chicken out?? Your outfit still blue me away. Cheer’s Homer.

  22. Dana Brechner says:

    James always smashing style!!! xoxo Dana

  23. That cerillion coloured ‘polo neck’ is very David McCallum in Men From U.N.K.L.E.

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