Landline, the Plastic-Free Common Retailer

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On a current journey to France, I had two days to get reacquainted with Paris when Landline got here to me on the prime of a stylist buddy’s tip sheet. “Like Maison Empereur in Marseilles however smaller,” she wrote. The comparability acquired my consideration: Maison Empereur is France’s Oldest and Most Esteemed {Hardware} Retailer and A lot Extra.

Situated in a former pharmacy within the eleventh arrondissement, the emporium is the brainchild of Caroline Morrison. An escapee from the excessive vogue world, Morrison beforehand labored as Marc Jacobs’ European gross sales supervisor and worldwide gross sales director for Carolina Herrera NY. She additionally grew up in San Francisco with a French mom and half-French father, attended a bilingual faculty within the Bay Space, and graduated with a level in worldwide relations from Tufts earlier than settling in Paris.

Now a mom of two and married to a author, Morrison says Landline got here from a need to concentrate on “consuming higher and fewer.” She shares her common provide retailer with the whole lot from kitchenwares and carpet beaters to wardrobe staples, all made from pure supplies (no synthetics or plastic) and cherry-picked from French and European workshops. Come browse.

Pictures courtesy of Landline.

the old marble storefront had been covered over and was damaged beyond recovery 9
Above: The outdated marble storefront had been coated over and was broken past restoration; Morrison had it fully rebuilt in wooden.

the shelves are stocked with wooden toys, traditional french ceramics, guarante 10
Above: The cabinets are stocked with wood toys, conventional French ceramics, guaranteed-for-life pans, and hard-to-find Italian kitchen devices. {Photograph} by Olivia Tran.

plastic free cleaning tools and string market bags. morrison says landline& 11
Above: Plastic-free cleansing instruments and string market baggage. Morrison says Landline’s on-line retailer is forthcoming in March. {Photograph} by Olivia Tran.

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