Gaultier's Favorite Places In Paris

10/30/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Henry Alford The New York Times

Five hours after I'd started visiting some of Jean-Paul Gaultier's favorite places in Paris, a woman I did not know grabbed my manhood.

I'd gone up to Montmartre to buy a ticket for the following evening's show at the Moulin Rouge, the colorful if over-touristed cabaret whose gaudy charms have long held sway over the imagination of the designer we associate with Madonna's cone bra and the male skirt.

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