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Gab & Jo Boutique – Made in France

I met Alexis when I visited my ultimate dream apartment in Paris. He was the owner. He has since done away with luxury apartments and is now focusing his attention on something closer to his heart : all things made in France. Just a handful of months ago he opened up Gab & Jo (named after his two kids) where… Read more →

Oriza Legrand – Perfume legends

There are perfume brands, and then there are perfume legends. Oriza Legrand is of the latter type. It is a brand that began centuries ago; in 1720 to be exact. Sadly it did not survive the hardships of WWII and the company closed down. But, two devoted connaisseurs, Franck Belaiche and Hugo Lambert, took on the challenge of reviving the… Read more →

Sweet Spring Fashion Inspiration

I LOVE PARIS IN APRIL   April in Paris par pretemoiparis utilisant pink home decor Tory Burch hauts en soie / MARELLA yellow blazer, $530 / Pull Bear jeans près du corps blanc, $33 / Charlotte olympia shoes / Yves Saint Laurent zipper bag / Kate Spade post earrings / MARC BY MARC JACOBS gold tone earrings / Hunter yellow… Read more →

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 →

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