Shopping Tips

Shopping Tips

Giddy up, my fellow shopping show ponies. Paris history bugs, too. That’s right. This week nobody gets left behind in the City of Light. Not when the “Soldes d’été” (the big summer sales) are...

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 case you’re unable to jump on a plane destined for Italy, the next best thing is a visit to Eataly Paris Marais. The first Paris outpost of this famed concept created by Oscar...

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...