Posts by tristantreeby:

  • HiP Paris Blog, Editorial Internship

    Calling All Francophiles: A Spring Editorial Internship with HiP Paris

    Love Paris? Interested in reporting on some of the best openings, exciting events, and overall HIPpest things to do in the City of Light? HiP Paris is looking for their next editorial intern! Current intern Tristan Treeby shares his experience and more information on how to apply.

  • Mamma Primi, New Italian Dining from the Big Mamma Group, in the Batignolles District of Paris

    Mamma Primi: The Newest Italian Trattoria from Hyped Big Mamma Group

    When searching for authentic Italian cuisine, you know you have chosen well when the chefs and wait staff can be heard passionately chattering away in Italian on the terrace during their quick break between rushes. It is understandable that Parisiens, and in-the-know tourists alike, are flocking to Mamma Primi, the newest address from Big Mamma Group.

  • Lavomatic, Hidden Cocktails Through a Laundromat in Paris

    Through the Washing Machine: Hidden Cocktails & Small Plates at Lavomatic

    I watched as my friend approached one of the washing machines, pressed something (I’m still not sure exactly what) and, to my surprise a door swung open, not to reveal the guts of a machine à laver, but a tiny dark staircase. Speakeasy was clearly my initial thought, but in climbing the narrow staircase and arriving at the top, my expectations were overthrown. 

  • Paris Barbershops, Alain Maitre Barbier Coiffeur

    Paris’ Best Barbershops: From Tradition to New Wave

    Like many cities around the world, Paris has experienced a revival of traditional barbering methods in recent years. Whether you are a traditional gentleman sporting a slicked back style, a modern man with a classic fade, a proud bearer of a full beard, or a younger dude pulling off something a little bolder, Paris has a great selection of barbershops to suit your style.

  • The best stationery stores in Paris, include La Compagnie du Kraft.

    French Stationery: The Essential Parisian Adventure Companion

    You might very well be reading this post on your iPhone, iPad, or some other portable piece of technology. Sure, that’s the world we live in, where we can receive and record information with the touch of a screen. However, if you are anything like me, perhaps you still occasionally relish in the tactility of textured paper, bound in covers of something equally as practical as it is creative.

  • Archipel Paris; Handmade leather bags by Sebastien Cordoleani

    Archipel: Sébastien Cordoleani’s New Range of Locally Made Leather Bags

    Tucked away in a secluded garden on top of the hill of Montmartre is the joint home-studio of Sebastien Cordoleani, sole designer and craftsmen at Archipel, a new Parisian brand presenting a range of innovative and elegant leather bags. Sébastien, an industrial designer, holds a dominant presence within the French design scene, after having trained at the ENSCI – Les Ateliers.

  • French menswear brand Etudes Studio

    French Menswear: Three New Brands to Know in Paris

    Parisian men certainly have an enviable ease when it comes to fashion, a skill presumably learned over years of cultural grooming. However, for the fashion-conscious dude new to the city, finding unique, quality garments outside the sea of luxury fashion houses can be tricky. Fortunately, three new-to-the-scene French menswear brands are reinventing the idea of classic style for the everyday man.