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Silencio Is Golden

Club Silencio, by the Numbers

F94700389b4a19d02c3323580901e8dcdfada0f15 PhotosClub Silencio
You may have heard: Club Silencio, the sensual, gold-swathed, subterranean members-only Parisian club from the man behind Twin Peaks, just (soft) opened deep below the Social Club in the 2nd arrondissement. It’s a place for intellectual rapport, sure—but it’s also where all manner of bright young things, beautiful people and artists will descend in the wee hours. So behold: your newest Parisian den of iniquity, by the numbers.

Years in the making: 2
Address on Rue Montmartre: 142
Number of leftist newspapers previously housed in Club Silencio’s basement: 2
Émile Zola’s age when his famous “J’Accuse” was printed in this very spot: 58
Cost of membership for Paris residents: €780
Cost of membership for you: €420
Flights of stairs you’ll descend to enter: 6
Number of technicians who hand-applied gold leaf above the bar: at least 3
Seats in the cinema: 24
Smoking rooms made to look like forests: 1
Guests you’ll get to bring to the art library: 1
Official opening date: October 6
Chance it’s a coincidence that’s the day after Paris Fashion Week ends: 0
Ratio of off-duty models to gallery waifs: 3:1
Approximate cost of a taxi from Le Montana: €11
Times you’ll think of that Club Silencio scene in Mulholland Drive while watching, say, Daft Punk play the live stage: 2
Time the club opens to the public: midnight
Percentage of time the word “public” refers to a Bruni, Roitfeld or Coppola: 63
Percentage it refers to one Mr. West: 97

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