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The Best New Paris Hotels in Fall 2019

Here are six of our favorite most fashionable new addresses to check into this fall.
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Empreintes: A New Concept Store Dedicated to French Craftsmanship

One of the newest gems of the Haut Marais, the Empreintes concept store is dedicated to fine art. At four stories and 600m2 of floor space, it’s one of the largest concept stores in the city, but you won’t find any kitschy trinkets here. The ...read more
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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 ...read more
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Caroline De Marchi: Chatting Luxury Handbags in Her Hidden Paris Courtyard

Luxury handbag designer Caroline de Marchi's showroom is located in a courtyard off the fashionable rue Saint-Honoré. A haven from the crowded, boutique-lined street, the space offers a respite for the weary shopper as well as a welcome change ...read more
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Inside Frank Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris’ Newest Architectural Sensation

The eye-arresting Fondation Louis Vuitton was built to celebrate contemporary art and French crafts. Designed by architect Frank Gehry, the Fondation rises from the trees of the Bois de Boulogne, its glass sails reflecting the nature all around, ...read more
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Nordic Treats: The Best Places to Get a Taste of Scandinavia in Paris

Paris is having its own love affair with the Nordic countries, and if you want a mini-escape to the cultures of a colder climate, you don’t even have to leave the French capital. From food to fashion, there’s plenty of Scandinavia to be had on ...read more
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Giveaway: Paris Travel Posters by Obvious State

Nichole and Evan Robertson of Obvious State have been helping us keep our Paris dream alive through their colorful, oh-so-Paris prints for years now. Today, we're thrilled to be giving away three sets of their gorgeous new travel posters [...]...read more

Vacation Rentals for Those Who Don’t just Travel, they Experience.

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Holiday Giveaway: Bound For Anything Custom Journals

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 ...read more
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October Events in Paris: Art Fairs, Nuit Blanche and More

Yvan Le Bozec, Youkali/Diffuse Nebula Galaxy, Sound and light installation, variable dimensions 2005© Collection FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon — at Nuit Blanche 2012 Art-lovers and appreciators of beautiful things, rejoice! October runs on ...read more
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Paris Winter Fashion: Les Hommes Parisiens Are Seductive, Sexy, Cool

Christopher Hue Paris is known for many things: its light, its bistros and, of course, its fashionably chic women. But what about its men? Do les hommes parisiens share that certain je ne sais quoi for which their female counterparts are so ...read more
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HiP Paris Holiday Gift Guide by Yvette Van Boven: Le Petit Atelier de Paris

As soon as our timetable lets us go, my husband and I move from our base in Amsterdam to our tiny apartment in Paris. We’ve lived here in Paris part time for more than 4 years now, but I still discover new places, neighborhoods, and restaurants ...read more
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La Pinata: Pinatas Made By Prisoners Near Paris’ Canal Saint Martin

Parisian shops devoted entirely to a single specialty (like olive oil, honey, or communist literature) are considered obvious fixtures in an urban landscape where commercial efficiency is, if anything, an afterthought. So, when my roommate ...read more
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Art Foundations: Discovering Paris’ Lesser-Known Artistic Gems

Baccarat House (Hotels Paris Rive Gauche) Most visitors to Paris don’t know what they’re missing by not knowing the word fondation. I know I didn’t when I moved from New York. When I heard about the Yves Saint Laurent or Henri Cartier-Bresson ...read more