Catégorie : Shopping

Why Visit Paris in January

Post by Jenny Bailey   The new year is upon us! (Bonjour, 2014!) Although this might be the month dedicated to dismantling the festive decorations and shedding the December weight, that doesn’t mean the good times have to end too. From spending what’s leftover from your Christmas cash to ticking off your cultural new year’s resolutions, here’s our list of… Read more →

Christmas gift shopping with the French

In Paris, stores often add extra opening hours to their schedule so everyone can have more hours to spend their cash on their friends and loved ones for the holiday gift giving frenzy. But it never seems to be enough for this conflicted hallmark-holiday-poo-pooing population. I can’t even tell you how many French people have said to me over the… Read more →

Why Visit Paris in December

Post by Jenny Bailey From the glistening of Christmas lights to the city’s silver white winters, there’s no denying that December is one of the best times of year to visit Paris. So whether you’re keen to step out into the crisp wintry air, or you’d rather stay snug indoors, here’s what’s going on in and around the capital to… Read more →

Serge Lutens at Le Printemps

Serge Lutens team invited me in September to the opening of their new space in the Printemps Haussmann department store. I am always eager to attend the Serge Lutens events, merely because I am totally in love with his work! The theme of the evening was the quintessential scents of Serge Lutens. There are three : Serge noir, Datura Noir… Read more →

Paris Cola – Made in France

Paris Cola delivered some of their tasty beverages to my door the other day. It’s delicious and refreshing. I thought it would make a good compagnion with me at the parc de Monceau one lovely day in July. I had brought along my French novel to read, but I ended up just working on my blog with my smartphone. So… Read more →

Lingerie Splurge in Paris

Continuing on the subject of Lily and I’s 24 hours of extravaganza and luxury, I absolutely MUST blog about the best lingerie store shopping experience ever. It was at the Chantal Thomass boutique on rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré. Lily and I had stopped in first at Fifi Chachnil where we were delighted with the pink and frilly décorum, but… Read more →

Paris Loves Retro

Retro is in. In any form these days it seems. When I look at fashion trends I see retro from the 1920’s to the 1980’s popping up in every magazine. Wedding decoration has gone totally retro, and even photography is looking backwards for inspiration. I love it. Maybe it is just a sign of our times, where our future looks… Read more →

Sneak Peek : #SweetLifeInParis

So as you may have seen from the amount of tweets and instagrams the other day, Prête-Moi Paris had a fun style photo shoot in Paris involving some FAAAABULOUS collaborations (see below). But a lot of photo and video editing needs to happen before I can show you the results. But…but…but… I know everyone wants a sneak peek! So I… Read more →

Why You Should Visit Paris in June

Post by Jenny Bailey While the city offers plenty to do throughout the year, Paris in the summer is particularly pleasant. And it’s not just the weather that’s heating up – there’s a variety of events from festivals to frivolities to look forward to as well. Here are some favorites to catch if you get the chance. Read more →

Shoptiques, a unique shopping experience

A new shopping concept has hit the internet shopping scene. This website I am presenting to you has created a venue online where you can shop local boutiques in far away cities. What do I mean? Well… you know that little boutique on rue Montorgueil in Paris that sells items that can only be obtained by WALKING into THAT store…… Read more →

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