“I picked this spot because . . . well, the locals still use this block,” said jeweler Aurélie Bidermann with a smile at the opening of her New York City shop, located on Lafayette Street, just south of Prince.
Following a champagne welcome at the store, a few blocks north to Lafayette, a French restaurant named for both its location and presumably the Marquis. There, Leandra Meline, Kate Young, Inez van Lamsweerde, Alexandra Richards, and more congratulated Bidermann over autumn salads and apple tartines. To close the evening, Laure Heriard Dubreuil, the night’s cohost, toasted her friend: “We’re so happy you’ve brought your lucky charms to the Big Apple.” Happy, and lucky, indeed