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Who’s Making My Paris Life Bearable Right Now? My Petits Commerçants

I love living in my quartier. There is a wonderful shopping street just around the corner, Rue de Levis, where I’ve gotten to know my merchants, and my food shopping is often a highlight of my day. Now, we have coronavirus restrictions.
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Our Favorite International Fashion Brands in Paris

Here are some of my favorite international fashion brands that you can discover in Paris....read more
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Paris’s Fresh New Jewelry Trends

For years, big houses dominated the Paris jewelry scene. Today, there is also a thriving scene for independent fine jewelry. Steal my addresses for your own jewelry insider’s guide....read more
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Perfume in Paris: Make Your Own Workshops, Tours & Museums

Perfume is one of the most quintessentially French products. There are a number of unique perfume experiences and niche perfume boutiques in Paris where you can get an excellent introduction to perfume and even try your hand at making your own ...read more
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Happy New Year 2020! A Look Back at HiP Paris’s Best Posts of 2019

The best thing about being part of the team on a blog like HiP Paris, aside from all of our amazing readers who keep us on our toes of course, is that we get to work with talented writers and photographers who take us to all four corners of the ...read more
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Our Top 5 Sustainable French Clothing Brands to Slow Down Fast Fashion

With fast fashion slowing down as consumers worry about the industry's harmful practices, these five ethical companies are disrupting the fashion capital of the world. ...read more
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Holiday Giveaway: Win A Pair of French Designer Shoes From Pied de Biche

It’s time for our holiday giveaway, and this time, we’ve teamed up with beautiful French shoe brand Pied de Biche to give one lucky reader a gorgeous pair of leather shoes to welcome in the new year!...read more

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Paris Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Original Takes on Traditional French Gifts

I’m not really into the festive spirit, preferring just to be nice, generous, and jolly all year-round rather than for a couple of weeks every winter. However, I am excellent at buying gifts, always able to pick out the right one for the ...read more
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Sundays in Paris: What to do on a Sunday in Montmartre

Montmartre locals are typically die-hard fans of their touristy-cum-quaint quartier. And we can’t disagree. Here are the 18ème addresses we love....read more
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Paris Winter Fashion Style From the Catwalks

Capes, the eighties, or seasonal brights? As the temperatures fall, we’re looking back to Paris Fashion Week fashion for style cues. Here’s our round-up of the hottest trends seen on the runway for Fall-Winter 2019-2020… and beyond....read more
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Our 5 Favorite French Menswear Brands

Although it pains me to do so, I’m going to share with you below some of my favorite brands so that you too can be stopped in the street and asked where you got your flashy trousers or off-the-hook shirts....read more
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Sundays in Paris: What to do on a Sunday in the Marais

The Marais stays open on Sunday. Not every shop or eatery, but enough that the neighborhood feels alive on those typically quiet dimanches. ...read more
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The Bees (and Honey) of Paris

There’s been an upswing in apiculture in Paris, with ruches (beehives) in the most unexpected places. With all the buzz around bees, I decided to discover more about beekeeping and the honey of Paris. ...read more