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Tea at The Ritz to High-End Jewelry: A Luxurious (and Affordable) Christmas in Paris

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“When Christmas comes, we are not the family that hangs stockings or sings carols…What we do do is head to Paris and spend the Christmas holidays at the Ritz” – Djuna Berlin, Everyone Says I Love You

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Paris is the perfect place to treat yourself to a little decadent holiday cheer. Whether or not you belong to a wealthy Manhattanite family like the one in Woody Allen’s  musical comedy, there are still ways to spend an indulgent Christmas in Paris with luxury treats that don’t  require remortgaging your home.

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Stéphanie Césaire: Luxury Handbags by the Rue Saint-Honoré;

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One thing that women the world over can agree on is that the search for the perfect partner is fraught with its share of trials and errors. The urge to collect can be too tempting (and enjoyable), since, let’s face it, different occasions beg for appropriate company. Showing up with a flashy, recognizable number at a company benefit will have your professional circle questioning your judgment and taste; but tote along an oversize, understated friend to a glitzy, packed soirée and you’ll feel weighed down all night. I am, of course, talking about purses here.

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