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One of our favorite people in the world, Maria Luisa's Robin Schulié continues his food tour through Paris' fashion showrooms with stops today at Ann Demeulemeester—we thought her kitchen would be all Goth and unisex and stuff, but it's not, see above—The Row, Theysken's Theory, Helmut Lang, Linda Farrow, and Christopher Kane. Here's the rundown of who served what—except for Kane, whose showroom only had water.
Linda Farrow served up ice cream and popsicles—Schulie had a rainbow one, but later regrets his decision and wishes he'd opted for the Scooby Doo popsicle instead.
Robin's rainbow ice cream wrapper, via @robinschulie
Helmut Lang's showroom served up pre-packaged pastries (ew). Don't they know it's Paris and plastic-wrapped tarts are a total faux pas?
Bonne Maman brand plastic pastries, via @robinschulie
At The Row, they served up Italian yummies—Amaretti, which Schulie is not so fond of (but we love):
As for that ubiquitous trio that Schulie's seen everwhere this season—a table arrangement of roses, Laduree macarons, and Dyptique candles, The Row only had two of the three—the candle and the roses. No macarons! Refreshing.
For today's appointments, Schulie declares Ann Demeulemeester—with their amazing kitchen and buffet spread—the hands-down winner. Tomorrow? Look forward to food updates about Pierre Hardy's customized M&Ms and a dearth of snacks.
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· Which fashion house serves the best snacks at showroom appointments? [Racked]