Tre`s bien! It's a French revolution

Updated April 18 2018 - 9:45pm, first published February 19 2012 - 3:00am

IT STARTED calmly enough, with throw cushions of all things. They started popping up in homewares stores all around the place, saying excitingly: ''Paris'', in bold, alluring font. I wanted one, but I felt like a fraud. I hadn't been there yet.