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  • n  an upholstered bench

  • Parked on a rear banquette, Reiji surveys his kingdom in a pin-striped, three-piece Gianfranco Ferre suit and rimless spectacles, looking like a dashing young CEOwhich, in fact .
  • On one side of the room, ensconced on a banquette with some Parisian notables, was Franois-Henri Pinault, the affable CEO of PPR (formerly Pinault-Printemps Redoute), which owns .
  • Rocco DiSpirito scoots into a banquette next to me, I ask if he minds if I tape-record the interview.
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  • Kylie Minogue on the Skimpiest Dress She's Ever Worn
    The first things you ever read about Kylie Minogue are: 1) She's tiny, and 2) Her skin is unbelievably pale and luminous. Both are true. Birdlike and bright-eyed, she is perched on a banquette at Saks’s S.F.A. Café on Monday afternoon while a line of over 300 people snakes around the ... More »
    June 18, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Ronan School’s Indian Education Committee recognizes nominees for educations awards
    RONAN — The Ronan School District’s Indian Education Committee (IEC) hosted its third annual recognition banquette to honor nominees for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Education Awards.
    June 13, 2013 - Char-Koosta News

  • Marcus Wareing in Times Online
    ("The banquette is very handy for trapping children in," says Marcus, shooting Jess a look.) The salads dispatched, it's on to the lamb, which Marcus carves at the table, ensuring everyone gets a fair share of the vegetables, and the...

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