26 February 2014

Shabby chic

Is it just me, or does it seems like only the French can make neglected and weathered buildings looks so incredibly beautiful? 

The peeling paint and broken shutters somehow add a romantic air to the facade of this building, which totally captured my imagination. I could just imagine someone leaning against the window frame, gazing out at the city, cigarette in hand, with Edith Piaf crooning from a record player in the background...