Clémence Polès Creator of Passerbuys
You know that whole impossibly chic French thing? Clemence is that in spades. Half French, half Persian, born in the south of France and raised in the boomtown of Dubai, Clemence has a deep curiosity and fascination with people—how they live, what they listen to, what they read, what their morning routine looks like. So, naturally, she started Passerbuys, the website with a cult following that takes a look inside the lives of inspiring women around the world and profiles all their favorite things. We turned the camera on her and found out what she reads (Simone de Beauvoir) and what she loves (the Bauhaus movement) while touring her Greenpoint neighborhood in her skinny black Simones and white Maxime tee.
What do you love about your IS jeans?
The stretch. :)
What was the last movie you watched?
From Beyond by Stuart Gordon.
What is something most people don't know about you?
I'm half Iranian.
If you could steal anyone's home to live in, whose would it be?
Luca Guadagnino's home.
Design your ideal dinner party with any 6 guests of your choosing:
Rihanna, Larry David, Maynard James Keenan, Pamela Adlon, Isabelle Hupert, John Oliver.
Who is your TV alter ego?
Whose style do you admire most?
What are your three favorite books of all time?
Pour une morale de l'ambiguïté by Simone de Beauvoir, Mercure by Amélie Nothomb, L'Étranger by Albert Camus.
What is your guilty pleasure?
Watching Friends, the TV show.
If you could go back in time, you would go to:
the Bauhaus Metal Party during 1929.
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