Catégorie : Culture

Dries Van Noten Retrospective

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs often has fashion exhibits that are of the utmost quality. I have seen a few there, and most recently the Dries Van Noten Inspirations retrospective of his fashion design career so far. If you do attend this exhibit, may I suggest reading Dana Thomas’ portrait of the Belgian deisgner, in the Wall Street Journal first… Read more →

Pretty Paris Pictures : Opera House Details

If you have been following this blog for some time, you most likely know that my FAVORITE Paris monument is the Opéra Garnier. I can’t pass by it without snapping an instagram at the very least. It’s makes frequent appearances on this blog, as you can see here, here here and here and also here…oh yeah and here too. Read more →

Paris Love Locks : Photo Essay

The Paris love-locks… I know, I know. We have all discussed, photographed and blogged the death out of these little objects… They have a turbulent existence it would seem… All these declarations of passion, desire and commitment have become cumbersome to the city of Paris, but no one wants to discard them. In a recent article in the Marianne magazine… Read more →

Little Paris Tips

I have a few fun updates about some things I love in Paris : I posted about this bubbly brand back in 2012, but did you know that Mon Champagne now delivers, in Paris, in less than three hours?!? I mean we all know how bad a champagne emergency is, right?!?!? LOL! Okay, all kidding aside, who wants to lug… Read more →

Some Things Never Change : 19th Century Parisian Activities

Expo : Les Parisiens de Daumier. Until March 4th… HURRY! 3€ Entry. Galerie du Crédit Municipal de Paris 55, rue des Francs-Bourgeois – 75004 Paris. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm – Closed Sundays I first heard about this expo via the blog Paris, Maman et Moi. Being a 19th century French literature fan (I have the entire collection of Balzac – and FYI,… Read more →

A Makeup Artist’s View on Haute Couture

I am thrilled to present a Paris Fashion Week haute couture show review from the darling and dashing makeup artist Charles Gillman, a British expat who has been making magic in Paris for three years now. I was lucky to get to work with him in a wedding modeling shoot and on my own Sweet Life in Paris video. And… Read more →

Why Visit Paris in November

Post by Jenny Baily What do you call a person who jumps off the Pont Alexandre III in November? In Seine. With the blague du jour out of the way, here are some other amusing activities going on in the capital this month. Read more →

Carreau du Temple

For the Journées du Patrimoine in September, I was invited to a tour of the Carreau du Temple in the north Marais. The site is still under construction. The works have been delayed because of a certain « find » they made when excavating : 1000 human skeletal remains whose origins are unknown. In spite of these haunting discoveries, the venue will… Read more →

THAT Lou – Museum Treasure Hunt

I have been dying to write about THAT Lou for some time now, but I wanted to do so with the voice of experience. Alas, time and scheduling constraints have kept me from joining one of her acclaimed treasure hunt tours thus far. But the idea is SO COOL! Imagine visiting a museum and having fun! So here is Daisy’s… Read more →

Why Visit Paris in September

Post by Jenny Bailey With the weather cooling down and schools back in session, it’s fair to say that come September, Paris is in its prime. From some great gigs to go to, to a number of festivals to attend, here’s our round up of late-summer and early-Autumn events around the capital that are well worth stopping by if you’re… Read more →

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