Chloë Ashby - Contributors | Monocle

Contributors / Chloë Ashby

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Designs for life

As Artcurial prepares to put the art and furniture of fashion designer Kenzo Takada under the hammer, we take a peek behind the scenes in Paris, at a collection as vibrant and eclectic as its owner.

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Red shoe diaries

As a major Paris exhibition shows Christian Louboutin’s body of work, we talk to the designer about the benefits of owning your own maison, shifts within the fashion industry and how he keeps his label fresh.

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Little treasures

We’re having children later in life, which (hopefully) means our bank balances are more handsome. The outcome: a lot of money to spend on our kids. And that’s why Le Bon Marché is going all out to lure the smartest big…

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It takes two

The co-owners of Café Altro Paradiso bring different things to the table and it all comes together in this Italian oasis on bustling Spring Street.


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