BONJOUR Yangon was opened recently on Bogallay Zay street in the heart of the Burmese colonial quarter , a few steps from the iconic ‘Secretariat’ or ‘Minister’s Office’ where Aung San – the Burmese hero – were assassinated, near the time-honored Strand Hotel and the new palaces Shangri-La, Rosewood, Excelsior, Pullman, Peninsula…
Bogallay Zay street qui devrait être the first pedestrian street in Yangon, Bogallay Zay street already hosting art galleries, artisans and crafts stores, lively restaurants and the exclusive barber’s shop reminiscent of the vintage Burma.
Created in 1992 by Patrick Robert*, BONJOUR Yangon between cabinet de curiosité, art gallery and concept store is the first place in Myanmar to showcase the extraordinary diversity of the Myanmar’s art and craftwork, blending the ancestral Burmese skills with the exigences of our contemporary ‘art de vivre’.
BONJOUR Yangon; alchemy of luxury and simplicity with a zest of impertinence, casual elegance, refinement without ostentation, magical materials inspired by th elements of nature with unique, improbable shapes and colors; objects from elsewhere dedicated to the poetry of the daily life…made in Myanmar.
‘ BONJOUR Yangon pour faire ou se faire des cadeaux d’exception ‘
BONJOUR Yangon has developed simultaneousness a conservatory ” The Manufacture ” opens to the international schools of arts, crafts, design and architecture, students interested by arts and crafts from around the world, experimented artisans from Asia, Europe, Middle East, America, recognized artists or new talents, encouraging ample fruitful and constructive exchanges, ideas, dreams researches and creativity.
* impenitent traveller, marvels and treasures seeker, talent-spotter, innovative architect, visionary scenographer, collector of emotions, Patrick Robert began his carrier designing women underwear for Christian Dior.
Since decades he has worked worldwide for the jet set, Hollywood celebrities, iconic names in the world of the fashion, luxury brand names designing private residences, famous boutique, club, yacht and exclusive resort.
In 1992 he falls in love with the smile and the serenity of the Burmese, acquires and decides to restaure a historical colonial mansion in Yangon.
Today the Governor’s Residence, Orient Express then Belmond – the first boutique hotel resort built in Myanmar
was recently acquired by the famous French brand LVMH.
Living part time in Yangon in ‘ Mangosteen Mansion ‘ his stunning residence where the guest list has included Mick Jagger, Catherine Deneuve, Oliver Stone, Luc Besson, Tiger Woods, Pierre Cardin…Patrick Robert has received several awards world wide, and in 2004 ‘ The Seal of Excellence ‘ from Unesco for his works.
BONJOUR Yangon pour rendre la vie encore plus belle.
BONJOUR Yangon team.