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Lifestyle

Paris has entered the fifth week of lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday evening, President Emmanuel Macron announced that France would remain in strict quarantine until May 11. It's a stressful and...

Wanna play “house”? Within Georges Perec’s Life A User’s Manual (sic, there is no colon), published in 1978, the Paris-born Perec plays house with the tenants of his fictional apartment building at 11 rue Simon-Crubellier,...

Despite my Italian origins, I had never been much of a coffee drinker in my youth. But then my children came. A cup of tea, after I’d been awaken several times during the night...

This is Paris Fashion Week. Let me tell you, there’s nothing quite like a Paris Fashion Week in February. Cold and wet, and there’s nothing between your blood and the city’s cacophony. Gales blasting...

Tucked away in a narrow street in Paris’s sleepy 7th arrondissement, a bright yellow storefront announces a shop unlike any other I’ve seen: Duvelleroy. Feathers, sequins, ribbons of all colors and shapes adorn the...

There are over 300,000 dogs in Paris. With a central population of 2.1 million, the math says that’s one dog for every seven Parisians. Parisians cherish their dogs as much as their time off,...

Ze French Do It Better: A Lifestyle Guide, which is available in both French and English language versions, is a witty insider guide to life in France. The wit is of the arch, ultra-sophistiqué,...

We're offering one lucky reader the chance to win a ‘Paris Dreams’ collection. We have teamed up with lovely author Katrina Lawrence to celebrate the American and Canadian launch of Paris Dreaming: What the City...

How do you pick a favorite street in Paris when the never ending maze of cobblestone streets are filled with amazing architecture, historic tales and lovely vistas? Well, it’s almost impossible, but one street...

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...