Chateau de Gudanes – Part 2

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Chateau de Gudanes

If you saw Part 1 of Chateau de Gudanes,

then you know what to expect from these

images of the palace under renovation

in its decaying, yet lovely

undone state (its owners call it Sleeping Beauty).

 Photographer Sonia Szostak is behind the images

of this lookbook for Brahman’s

(a furniture and accessories brand), and while

the models are lovely, I can’t keep my eyes off

the peely paint, plaster, and wallpaper.

I can’t stop admiring the light, the

architecture, the patina, and the quietness

of the timeworn neutral tones inside

the Chateau.

Enjoy and be inspired by the beauty

within these whispery walls, and

I’ll meet you at the finish line.

Models in pastels at window of decaying French Chateau Gudanes
Brahman’s Home at Chateau Gudanes
Picturesque gate to Chateau de Gudanes in mountains of Verdun
Chateau de Gudanes

Models seated in front of mural at decaying French Chateau Gudanes
Brahman’s Home at Chateau Gudanes

Stripped walls and stone staircase in foyer of French Chateau Gudanes
Chateau de Gudanes

Decaying interior room of French Chateau Gudanes with windows overlooking mountains
Chateau de Gudanes

Models in white in peeling wallpaper decaying French Chateau Gudanes
Brahman’s Home at Chateau Gudanes

French windows open in a decaying room of Chateau Gudanes
Chateau de Gudanes

Decaying stone staircase in French Chateau Gudanes
Chateau de Gudanes

Models in front of peelying wallpaper wall of decaying French Chateau Gudanes
Brahman’s Home at Chateau Gudanes

interior room of Chateau Gudanes with dusty rose and peely wallpaper
Chateau de Gudanes

Models of Brahman's Home in decaying French Chateau Gudanes
Brahman’s Home at Chateau Gudanes

Foyer at Chateau de Gudanes with stone staircase
Chateau de Gudanes

Models in black outside French Chateau Gudanes Brahman's Home
Brahman’s Home at Chateau Gudanes

Fanciful blue and gilded gold bed in decaying room of Chateau de Gudanes
Chateau de Gudanes

Models in black at gates outside of decaying French Chateau Gudanes
Brahman’s Home at Chateau Gudanes

Did the Chateau charm you?

If you missed the first installment of
Chateau de Gudanes,
visit it right here, and peek
at this American chateau built
by Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.

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3 Comments

  1. January 30, 2017 / 6:45 pm

    It's almost too much beauty to take in! The chateau is exquisite and then the models and their dresses just put me over the top! I want to paint them!!

  2. January 31, 2017 / 4:30 pm

    I look forward to watching the transformation of this exquisite chateau! It will take a lot of restraint to be able to stop renovating beyond where they should. How will they know where to draw the line I wonder?

    • February 1, 2017 / 5:09 pm

      me too! it feels like such a privilege to watch it unfold. i think the owners possess the right amount of restraint. it does feel like a matter of taste, and they are swimming in it! xox

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