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A Bio Butcher in Paris: Buying Organic Meat in Montmartre

If your experience of shopping for meat in Paris is limited to picking up a shrink-wrapped steak at Monoprix or roast chicken that’s been sitting all morning under a heating lamp at the local market, do yourself a favor and step into the fascinating world of artisan butcher Jean Christophe Prosper.
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Living Like a Local: How To Spend Sunday in Paris (Part III)

Parisians take relaxing very seriously. France is world renowned for its 35-hour workweek, its terrace coffee sipping, August vacations, people watching and sleepy Sundays, bien sûr! Here are some local Parisian tips for making the most of your ...read more
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Les French Desmoiselles: Ethical Fashion Made in France

Les French Demoiselles, brainchild of young Marseillaise designer, Fanny Grosbois, is designed for “urban dreamers.” With an aesthetic that embodies the femininity and elegant simplicity, the styles are timelessly French....read more
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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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Winter Strolls: Three Itineraries for Soaking Up the Festive Atmosphere + Giveaway

There’s something particularly special about Paris over the holidays. Of course there’s the sparkling street lights, the enticing window displays, the abundance of heavenly holiday treats, but it’s something more than that. Spirits ride on this ...read more
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Holiday Shopping: Unique Christmas Gifts from the City of Light

Rebecca Plotnick Photography Gift-giving is one of those benevolent acts that requires several critical components to come together in order to make the perfect package: it should be creative and thoughtful, yet useful; selflessly chosen, but ...read more
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Made in Paris: Local Designers in Paris’ Haut Marais

Living as a local designer in the uber-chic North Marais gives me insights into not only the most fashionable cafés in the neighborhood, of which there are many, but also of the most noteworthy boutiques. It’s an area lesser known to tourists, ...read more

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La Cantine de Merci. Lunch in Paris’ Trendiest Concept Store

Paris abounds with design galleries, chic clothing boutiques and tile-floored bistros serving market-fresh cuisine, but rarely do you find more than one together under the same roof. Merci is a delightful exception, rolling out the best of ...read more
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Ambrym: Sustainable Made-in-France Fashion on the Canal St-Martin

Gabrielle and Marion are the dynamic women behind Ambrym, a French label dedicated to sustainable and locally made fashion. Together they have created a line of clothing, and a shop in the 10th arrondissement, that ressembles their unique ...read more
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Saint-Sulpice: A Peek Inside One of Paris’ Most Coveted Neighborhoods

Come take a stroll and explore the Saint-Sulpice neighborhood of Paris' sixth arrondissement. Centered around the church of the same name, the area boasts eclectic food, cultural, shopping and nightlife options for every taste, so we've rounded ...read more
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Strolling Paris’ Still-Shifting 11th: rue Popincourt & rue de la Folie-Méricourt

Split only by the busy boulevard Voltaire, the rue de la Folie-Méricourt and rue Popincourt form a bridge between the Oberkampf and Voltaire neighborhoods of Paris. While located in one of the more bobo arrondissements, this corner of the 11th ...read more
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Spring Street Style in Paris: Five Tips to Take Away from Paris Fashion Week

While designers unveiled their collections at Paris Fashion Week, bloggers, models, and starlets showed what’s fashionable now on the streets of Paris. Investing in one or more of these in-style pieces will help reboot your wardrobe for a ...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