Author: Genevieve Sandifer

Genevieve was born in New York City and raised between London and Paris. Genevieve is part of the Haven in Paris team and is the editor of the Hip Paris blog. Unable to stay away from Paris for too long, she now splits her time between New York, Honolulu and Paris, where she keeps tabs on the Haven in Paris properties and service providers and scours the city for great bistros, cocktail bars and vintage stores.

Carin Olsson Before everyone gets a proper start on their New Year’s resolutions, we wanted to take a moment to look back over the past year and to thank all the wonderful and brilliantly talented contributors who help to make this blog what it is. Forest Collins Before launching into all the exciting things we… …read more

This year, you could spend Valentine’s day the way you usually do. Or you could go to Europe. No, really. If you were thinking of surprising a certain special someone this Valentine’s Day (yes, even if that special someone is you), we would love to help. Book any Haven in Paris apartment over Valentine’s day… …read more

As this year draws to a close, we want to take this time to thank all our wonderful readers (that’s you!) and the talented writers and photographers who make this blog what it is. We wouldn’t be here without you! A few very important things happened here on HiP Paris in 2012: Paige Frost taught… …read more

Some people love stationery. A lot. These are the people who browse stationery stores like others do cheese shops, picking up notebooks and greeting cards, smelling, weighing, pressing the pages between their fingers, thrilled by the possibilities within. These people are often diligent list makers, brainstormers, budgeters and recorders of funny expressions overheard in the… …read more

David Jones Pssst… Don’t tell anyone, but we’re making a move. A move to London, our other favorite European city, just as full of great shopping, architecture, art, history, and (almost as much) great food. Francophiles need not fret, though — we’ll still cover Paris’ best hidden secrets, but with a little British flair thrown… …read more

As this wonderful year draws to a close, we can’t help but be grateful for all the amazing things we experienced in 2011: We finally got the 10 never-ending trends of Paris fashion straight – phew, no more fashion no-nos for us! We got savvy to dining etiquette in France We unearthed Paris’ best coffee spots… … and bike shops… …read more

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So in love, they don’t even need the sidewalk (Dutotime) You know what I love about February in Paris? Well, for one thing, by some quirk of nature the sky that has been threatening to cave in on Paris for the past 4 months of winter suddenly breaks and Paris is blessed with a few… …read more

Paris in Pink Bonne Année! During this time of deep, philosophical soul-searching, buoyed by the imminent successes of 2011, all of the ladies here at HiP Paris would like to take the opportunity to thank you, dear readers, for reading and contributing to our blog. You are what makes this such an amazing journey. We… …read more

Images Courtesy of VIA.fr Not that there is any shortage of exciting things to do in Paris in December and January, but the Pompidou Centre has just teamed up with VIA to put on a stellar exhibit featuring some of France’s most influential contributions to the interior design field in the past 30 years. Conceived… …read more