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A Guide to Paris’ Flea Market

When most people hear the phrase”‘shopping in Paris,” their minds are likely to think of trendy hipster boutiques or super-chic shopping. However perhaps the most authentic shopping experience you will find isn’t in the city’s heart but in the north of Paris; Le Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen.
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Our Favorite Stinky French Cheese

Today there are nearly 400 distinct cheeses in France, and discussing and eating them is a national pastime. Check out these stinky French cheeses for your next trip to a fromagerie....read more
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The Best French Swimwear

Whether you’re spending this summer in Paris by one it’s public pools or holidaying down south by the beach (lucky!), here are some French swimwear brands that will have you swimming and sunning in style....read more
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Our Favorite French Summer Shoes

Summer is upon us, which means goodbye sneakers and boots, hello sandals. Here are some of the best French brands making the perfect shoes for summer....read more
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Where to Find Luxury Second-Hand Clothing in Paris

The French have been creating their style with second-hand fashion long before “pre-loved” was a thing. Know their secret to being chic....read more
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Sustainable Fashion in Paris Now

Paris is aiming to be the world's sustainable fashion capital by 2024. Let’s look at some of the ways France is changing the fashion industry for the better....read more
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Where to Shop for Plants in Paris

Whether you're just about to start your collection or you’re currently looking for “unicorns,” here is a guide where to shop for plants in Paris....read more

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The Best French Ciders

France has some catching up to do when it comes to craft cider. But over the years, I’ve discovered some great French cider brands that are leading the way....read more
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Best French Chocolates for Easter

Easter is just around the corner, which means it's time to start thinking about chocolate. And France has some lovely chocolateries. Whether it’s a gift for a loved one, or a treat for yourself, here are some of the best: ...read more
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Where to Buy French Art

Art has the ability to transport you to another place and time. Here are my top three suggestions of where to buy art to adorn your walls and dream of la vie française....read more
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Valentine’s Day Gifts from France

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and where better to get your loved one (or yourself) a special gift than France, home of the City of Love. If you’re feeling a bit stuck for a gift this year, here are some ideas from local creatives ...read more
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Expat Entrepreneurs in Paris: La Chambre Paris

Moving to a foreign country, learning a new language, and finding work is daunting enough, let alone starting your own business! But that’s exactly what Ian and Alison from French bed linen company La Chambre Paris have done. We recently spoke ...read more
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6 Must-Read Contemporary French Female Writers

There are plenty of fabulous french female writers to discover. And if you don’t speak French, you can always opt for the English version. If you're on the lookout for new contemporary authors, look no further....read more
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