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It’s official. We’ve commenced the most wonderful time of the year in Paris… The Christmas festivities have kicked off in the French capital! Indeed you’d be hard-pressed to find a more perfect place to...

For the entire month of July, Le BHV Marais is offering FREE guided tours of the Marais. Starting at 10 am, the tours last 1 hour and 30 minutes, departing from the department store's...

You’d be hard-pressed to find a cooler rooftop hang-out than Le Perchoir atop the famous BHV department store in the Marais. Le Perchoir has a number of notable bar-lounges in Paris (here’s looking at...

Twice a year the Parisian streets fill with a frenzy of shoppers looking to update their wardrobes with the latest fashion trends. This nationwide state-regulated event, otherwise known as les soldes (the sales), occurs...

We are pleased to present our annual gift guide: a hand-picked selection of designer treats, jewelry, home goods, and gourmet specialties. Made in France!

Tis the season! Have you been making your list, checking it twice? Escape the chilly temperatures and warm up in the winter wonderland that is Galeries Lafayette Haussmann. This year’s decorations are arctic-themed: it's...
Holiday decorations at Le Bon Marché

It's the most wonderful time of year in Paris. You can smell the roasting chestnuts and hot mulled wine as you stroll down the Champs-Élysées. Colorful lights are strung above the cobblestone streets and storefronts come alive...

As winter makes its appearance in Paris, the holiday mood slowly settles in. Ornamental lights begin to illuminate quiet streets and annual Christmas markets line the bustling boulevards, soon to be followed by the smell of...

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year: Galeries Lafayette reveals its much-anticipated holiday decorations. On Sunday, with a theme of ‘An Amazing Arctic Christmas,’ a crew feverishly began transforming the legendary Haussmann...
Fashion Integrity by Galeries Lafayette

With an increasing trend towards sustainable fashion, France's leading department store Galeries Lafayette is stepping to the forefront. On August 24th, they are launching a unique ready-to-wear collection, Fashion Integrity by GALERIES LAFAYETTE. These 5 basic styles, essential...
The "Miss Gla'Gla" ice cream sandwich

There’s usually a line outside the boutiques of Pierre Hermé, the pâtissier dubbed the “Picasso of Pastry” by Vogue magazine. Hermé’s celebrated macarons-- in every color of the rainbow-- showcase magnificent flavor combinations, like the best-selling “Ispahan”...
Printemps

Although I live in Paris, many of my favorite Instagram accounts feature the City of Light. As a Francophile and lover of pretty pictures, a stream teeming with shots of Sacré-Coeur, Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Île...