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Hermès silk scarves are my sartorial equivalent of Proust’s madeleine, so it is no surprise that yesterday I was amongst the first visitors of the Hermès Carré Club, the week-long event the venerable Maison...

The Alchemist Atelier is an innovative way to design your signature scent. Located in the heart of Paris’s bustling 2nd arrondissement, this perfume atelier creates a sensory experience combining natural elements with advanced technology....

"Let them eat cake", the ill-fated queen said. Surely she meant chocolate cake. Chocolate-drizzled pastries. Chocolate mousse. Heck, even chocolate gowns. Chocolate in every shape, form, and texture imaginable. If your taste buds are...

Often when we picture a dream wedding, Paris makes an appearance. Romantic architecture, champagne and a twinkling Eiffel Tower seem to be the perfect formula for a très romantic wedding. Sex and the City,...

Philippe, the creative proprietor of the bookstore at 25 avenue des Gobelins, decided the quartier could use some additional natural cheerfulness. He was inspired when his own teddybear, a large one he called “Gorille”,...

This creative, salon-style workshop takes place on a quarterly basis. The concept of "Emploi du Temps" revolves around 4 days of encounters governed by the pleasure of learning and sharing. Created by four personalities...

Darphin is one of those legendary French beauty brands that is coveted by visitors to Paris, who stock up on cult products like the Intral line and Stimulskin Plus. The brand got its start...

Live your best life in Paris! If you live in Paris (or hope to one day), plan to attend this information-packed seminar, “Bloom Where You’re Planted,” sponsored by the American Church in Paris. This “expat...

There are few things more refreshing than plunging (voluntarily) into water on a hot and sunny day, and even when the weather’s far less balmy year-round swimming in the open air is honestly very...

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,...