Posts by Sara McCarty:

  • Flea Markets: Where to find designer vintage at Paris' marché aux puces

    Inside the Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, Part II: Where to Find Designer Vintage

    We wrote in October with tips for navigating Paris’s Marché aux Puces St-Ouen, specifically where to find the best in oh-so-popular mid-century modern furniture. In this month’s article we’ll highlight where to find luxury designer items of the vintage persuasion (think Chanel).

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    A Look Inside the Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen, Part I: Paul Bert

    Hoards of travellers and locals alike flock to Paris’ flea markets in search of antique wares and one-of-a-kind finds, and rightfully so. The Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen is one of our favorite markets and this series will detail some of its top vendors. Today we look inside the best of Mid-century Modern. Enjoy! – Erin

  • Featured HiP Paris Blog, Candy, Isabel Miller-Bottome, Le Bonbon au Palais 10 copy

    In Search of Paris’ Sweetest Candy Shops

    French desserts would make almost anyone’s mouth start to water. Beautifully lined on bakery shelves, they are a heavenly wonder for sweet-tooths. But in addition to pastries, macarons and mousse au chocolat, France is abundant with sweet regional specialties. Here are some of our favorite artisanal candy shops in Paris.