The hardest thing when travelling is to find the right souvenir, right?
At home, we count our cookbooks not in numbers, but in metres. But it's nothing to do with me.
Repetto ballet shoes are not just shoes, they are a myth: Do you remember Brigitte Bardot in “And God Created Woman”?
Is there any place in the world where the bread is better than in Paris? Of course not. When it comes to Baguette, Paris is just unbeatable.
The Parisian girl loves the effortless chic. This is true also for her interiors. Her furniture might be pricy, but will never look ostentatious.
The broken arm? Yes, indeed. That’s the name. It’s a pretty cool name, I’ve to say, it could denote anything.
“I’m a perfectionist”, Alain Ducasse told me when guiding me through his brand new manufacture de chocolat. And I confirm, he definitely is.
It all started with passion. Like so often.
The other day, when I strolled up and down rue de Martyrs, the new food- artery in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, I stumbled upon “Premiere Press
I’m not kidding when I say that I discovered Design et Nature thanks to my hairdresser David Mallet.
France is the only country in the world where a butcher or a pâtissier can become a star. They have to be good and also good-looking.
Imagine a shop selling only jam. Sounds crazy? Kind of. But the monothematic foodstore is what works right now. At least in Paris.
The other day I discovered an intriguing shop window on rue de Turenne. I saw lovely lamps and vin--- e furniture.
Do we need to explain who Vanessa Bruno is to any fashion victim in the world? I don’t think so.
Are you fond of fine stationery products? The famous Japanese brand Delfonics opened its first shop outside of Japan. Guess where?
Looking for a special souvenir, something off the beaten track?
If you are a cheese lover, Paris will be heaven for you. And hell at the same time: How to choose from this vast, endless variety?
What would you call her style? Effortless chic, I would say. But this time we’re not talking about fashion. We’re talking about interiors.
If you are looking for a timeless wardrobe, something cutting edge but understated, than this one is for you.
You’ll recognize them by their shoes. Because those shoes are not meant for walking. Their soles are red like the carpets for which they are made.
Centre Commercial? In French ears this sounds like a big shopping mall out there in the suburbs.
Librairie Galignani is known for being the “first English language bookshop established on the Continent”.
No idea where to buy the best baguette in Paris? Trust the experts.
No other neighborhood is moving quicker than the upper Marais these days.
This confectioners looks like it has been here forever: probably producing and selling the same wonderful stuff for ages and ages,
You might not necessarily know Serge Bensimon, but you definitely know his colourful linen sneakers worn by Jane Birkin, Natalie P
Why the hell do some travel guides call Fauchon "one of the city’s most popular sights”?
For some reason kids have become the hippest of all accessories. For some reason?
The Bon Marché appears already in Zola's novel Au Bonheur des dames. Pure coincidence?
Visiting the Mariage Frères
Here it's all about the scent. About parfume. And y ou can immediately feel that this guy is an artist.
At Dehillerin, a world summit of foodies is held every day. The delegates come from all over the world and they discuss: pots and
You might have dreamed of changing your Texas ranch house or your Australian penthouse into a French country house.
If G. Detou did not exist we would have to invent it: This is Paris, this is la France as it’s best.
Let’s say merci! Merci!
One day I’ll do it. One day I’ll buy some macaroons at the best places in Paris and organize a macaroon tasting.
Finding fish is an easy task in Paris. The street markets will offer what you’re longing for, there’s a good supply chain of fish
Finding fish is an easy task in Paris.
The name is synonym for the utmost luxury, the boutique itself is a temple of quality, where, just once in your life, you should m
The mood of the season is “flapper, sophisticated and chic” at Montaigne Market, the first multi-brand market on the avenue of the
What exactly is Colette? Hard to say.
You have a minor addiction to needlework?
Once you’ve entered Philippe Conticini’s clean boutique La Pâtisserie des Rêves in Rue du Bac close to Conran Shop and Bon Marché
Once you’ve entered Philippe Conticini’s clean boutique La Pâtisserie des Rêves in Rue du Bac close to Conran Shop and Bon Marché you feel like roa
In recent years, concept- and multi-brand stores have sprung up like mushrooms in Paris and elsewhere.
Something strange is happening in Paris: The local newspaper Le Parisien discovered that in the last three years nearly 25 new bo
Here is something we’ve never asked for, something we don't necessarily need but that we now can't do without: a concept store for children.