La Rotonde de la Muette.. Venue “de Jour”…

La… Rotonde…

de… la Muette…

Is… fashionable…

Elegant…

It’s the latest “IT” venue “de jour” in the 16th arrondissement’s quartier in Passy.

Romantic white flurries of snow are falling all around us… when we arrived at the newly refurbished brasserie…

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Hotel Raphael.. A Rendez-vous…

Hotel.. Raphael..

Was our.. rendez-vous…

“Pour.. ce soir la”…

I opted for my very black clinging dress, a discreetly plunging neckline.. showing off blonde skin.. topped with a waist-hugging fur-collared black jacket…

A provocative black hat with a sheer veil.. completed the dramatic look.

While applying the finishing touches on my “maquillage”.. (charcoal slate eye make-up, contrasting with pale ivory skin).. I was reminded of Marlene Dietrich in her Joseph von Sternberg 1932 movie, “Shanghai Express”…

Which.. I adore…

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Le Hibou.. à l’Odéon…

Drenched… soaking wet…

With…unreasonable…

Insane…

Lashings… of torrential…

Wind… rain…

Furiously… relentlessly…

Targeting… us…

We were delighted to take refuge… in the conveniently located… overhauled café bistro…

Le… Hibou…

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