Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips

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...

Jet setting to Paris? Cuckoo for old-school department stores? Join the club! Nothing gives me more pleasure than browsing in one of Paris’s great 19th-century retail palaces. For years, I’ve celebrated shopping at the...

Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world. It is also one of the most diverse. When you discover its multicultural heartbeat, the world expands. One path to exploration is Jacqueline NGO...

Did you see our recent article about the must-see art exhibitions of the season? Here's something else to add to your agenda... since art and sculpture are not only in museums and you adore...

A joy of shopping in Paris is discovering "Made in France" brands which are a showcase for the country's savoir-faire. One of our favorites is Verbreuil, a maison of Haute Maroquinerie offering a collection...

Not all cheese is created equal. This becomes clear when visiting Alléosse cheese shop near Paris’s Rue Poncelet market in the 17th arrondissement and sampling their vast cheese selection. This shop has become an...

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...

From the day it was completed in 1889 as the entrance to the World’s Fair, the Iron Lady showcases the beating heart of the city. “I ought to be jealous of the Tower, she is...

"Cooking is like golf, you just slice it, chip it and put it on some greens." The Ryder Cup is underway this week-- the French are so proud to be hosting this prestigious event for...

Ready to meet the disrupter in Paris’s jewelry world? Welcome House of Courbet, the first French based jewelry brand to introduce designs using laboratory created diamonds and recycled gold, making their jewelry both sustainable...

After a rejuvenating summer vacation in France, it's La Rentrée, "the return" to the classroom and to the office. September also means a flurry of exciting new cultural exhibits, restaurant openings and the like--...