In the waning years of the 19th century, La Goulou was the queen of the Can Can, her high kicks and swirling skirts captured on canvas for all eternity by Toulouse Lautrec. Two centuries later, the dancers of the Moulin Rouge are still muses– not only for artists, but also for hotel heiress Paris Hilton, who has dubbed her fourth fragrance Can Can. In England’s capital city to promote her celebrity scent, fans flocked to meet the society siren during a May 15, 2008 photocall at Selfridges.
Following her appearance, the socialite’s Louboutin stilettos carried the blonde beauty through the lobby of The Dorchester Hotel, where she and her trilby-wearing beau Benji Madden had booked a suite overlooking Hyde Park. The hotel’s revolving doors once again turned as the pair of paparazzi magnets ventured out for an epicurean adventure at Nobu, where the couple mulled over a menu featuring such appetizing Asian fare as snow crab with creamy spicy sauce, sea urchin tempura and spicy sour shrimp.
In the following Mr. Paparazzi clip, the couple’s walk through London is illuminated by media flashbulbs: