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The legendary Bluebell Girls were first seen at The Lido, a cabaret and burlesque show, in 1948. Led by Irish dancer Margaret Kelly Leibovici OBE (1910-2004), they were named for the color of her...

La rentrée gives Paris a fresh start. Show time’s over and the true Paris picks up where it left off in June. Being in Paris for two weeks centered on September 1st, I noticed...

There is no doubt that Paris has attracted Americans ever since America was born. The bond between the two countries, formed more than two centuries ago out of mutual desire for independence and sovereignty,...

Summer has finally hit Paris, and with full force! Here are our top 10 hotel terraces where you can stay cool and soak up a summery vibe. Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Joy at Hôtel Barrière Le Fouquet’s has...

Le Jardin Retrouvé was founded in 1975 by Yuri Gutsatz, a visionary man passionate about the art of perfumery. One of the first niche brands on the market, this independent perfume house created its...

In 2001 award-winning journalist Beth Arnold and her husband, writer James Morgan, had a bold and beautiful idea. They decided to spend six months traveling around France, following a path laid out by the...

There is no doubt that children thrive when they develop their imagination through play. Pretend-play helps a young child make sense of the world and how to live in it; it helps adults maintain...

Sporting bright-rouge lipstick, sparkling Swarovski earrings and a diamond-encrusted bikini, by night Claudine Van Den Bergh looks every inch a showgirl. Yet by day, this Moulin Rouge principal dancer is scouring the streets of...

"Never leave home without a spritz of perfume and telling your family you love them," says Inès de la Fressange. On a sunny May day in Paris, with the limited edition bicycle (covered in spring...

Tonight is a special occasion: showgirl Claudine Van Den Bergh has invited me behind the scenes of arguably the most prestigious cabaret in the world - the Moulin Rouge. Arriving via a secret entrance away...

I have a love-hate relationship with French doors. Before the terrifying incident which I’m about to relate—an incident that has left me, I’m ashamed to say, “door-phobic,” I loved French doors. Paris doors to...

Head’s up yoga addicts! Parisians used to be famous for their dislike of exercise but that was... a long time ago. Yoga-- all across the world-- is more en vogue than ever and Paris has...