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In a residential area of the 16th, a hotel in a 1892 private mansion, with 48 large rooms and suites—plus a pair of three-story apartments—redesigned in 2010 in an eccentric style christened “crazy chic”....
Aux Pres, Paris

''Brunch is cheerful, sociable and inciting. It puts you in a good temper, sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.''-- Guy Beringer, Hunter’s Weekly 1895. Looking for a great spot for brunch in...

Since the 18th century France has been the leader of the fashion world for the wealthy, fashionably-dressed throughout Europe and the US. Cut off from France during the Napoleonic Wars, the English hurried back...

The 16th means many things to different people. Luxury. Aristocracy. Legacy. Les biens élévés. Innate elegance. Trust-fund kids. Home. Escape. The neighbourhoods of the 16th are elegant, wealthy and conservative, with numerous stately art museums,...

As we round the corner into the 16th we see where the wealthy like to hang their hat and we run into a park—the Bois de Boulogne—that is more than twice as big as...

In the midst of the architectural treasure-trove that is the Cite de L’Architecture et du Patrimoine (Museum of French Architecture and Monuments, roughly) you can’t help but note an arresting sculpture of a smiling angel...