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Citypharma: Where to Buy French Beauty Products for Less

While Paris has its share of boutique beauty shops, sometimes you have to trade the lovely shopping experience for a good deal. That’s where City Pharma comes in. The discount parapharmacy is located in the Saint-Germain neighborhood and is popular with international travelers and locals alike.
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The Best Sustainable, Ethical & Fair-Trade Shopping in Paris

There is an increasing movement in France to support eco-minded commerce, with consumers demanding a certain ethical engagement from the businesses they support. Shops promoting fair trade are on the rise in cities across France, and Paris is no ...read more
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A Design-Forward Paris Coffee Shop: Residence Kann

On a recent stroll through the Canal St. Martin, I stumbled upon the new coffee and concept shop Residence Kann. The cute, modern space, tucked off the canal on rue des Vinaigriers, boasts comfortable furniture, highly curated tableware, and a ...read more
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A Zero Waste Living Shop in Paris: La Maison du Zéro Déchet

With the increasing awareness of the impact of excess waste on our planet, you might be wondering how you personally can help. La Maison du Zéro Déchet is not only a concept shop, it’s a resource center truly dedicated to zero-waste living. ...read more
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Best Books on Paris

The year 2018 was a banner année for Paris inspired texts, with first-time and seasoned authors releasing new books that we are sure you'll want to return to over and over again. Here are our favorite picks for the 2018 class of books that are ...read more
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Best French Clean Beauty Products

Beauty fans love a good cult French pharmacy product. But some of these favorites still include potentially harmful ingredients. There are lovely French beauty brands creating safe and natural cosmetics. "Clean” beauty is a global trend because ...read more
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Paris’ Maison du Pastel: A Feast of Color

Diamond White, Autumn Leaves, Naples Yellow. These are just some of the color creations lining the walls of the historic Maison du Pastel boutique in the 3rd arrondissement. The shop sells a range of pastels that date back to the 18th century. ...read more

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Les Fleurs: Eclectic Handcrafted Artisanal Gifts in Paris

An eclectic gifting go-to carrying wares from (almost) exclusively small producers? This place does exist and it’s hiding steps from the bustling rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine in Paris’ 11ème arrondissement....read more
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La Main Noire: Elevating Paris’ Café (and Tea) Scene

The latest addition to the Australian school of how-to-start-your day is La Main Noire Collective a group of coffee professionals and devotees who cite Australian coffee and brunch culture as their main inspiration in their quest to “enhance the ...read more
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Aujourd’hui Demain, Paris’ First Vegan Concept Store

The continued growth of vegetarian restaurants and speciality shops in Paris is proving to be much more than a passing trend as an increasing amount of Parisians are swapping out their steak-frites for a bol végé. The green movement in Paris has ...read more
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Society Room: Art de Vivre and Shopping in Paris’ 8ème

What if you stepped into one of those swoon-worthy Parisian pied-à-terres, only to find everything was available for purchase? This is the idea behind Society Room, a fully furnished – and fully shoppable – townhouse in the 8ème. ...read more
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Catch of the Day: Ethical Seafood in Paris

Poiscaille functions much like a CSA, a sort of farm share in which members pay to support local artisans in exchange for fresh, locally sourced produce. Instead of farmers, Poiscaille supports fishers with the help of their members, who sign up ...read more
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Montmartre: Exploring the New, Hip and Delicious in One of Our Favorite Paris ‘Hoods

Even the small village around metro Abbesses is constantly evolving with new cafés, restaurants, and shops opening all the time. If you find yourself in the 18th arrondissement visiting Sacre-Coeur or the Moulin Rouge, make sure to stop by some ...read more