We’re thrilled to share the launch of Joie: A Parisian’s Guide to Living the Good Life by Ajiri Aki, founder of the lifestyle brand Madame de la Maison. You could win a copy! To enter, follow @hipparis and @madamedelamaison and tag a friend that you’d want to take to Paris. Winners will be notified on 04/26. The giveaway ends April 25 at 11:59PM PST, so head over to our Instagram page at once to enter.

In this beautifully photographed volume of everything French, Ajiri shares what she’s learned about living in Paris. While exploring the prettiest cafés and shops, you’ll be inspired to reclaim your right to leisure as the French have, so you, too, can savor the spontaneous, joyful moments that happen every day.

Left: The light blue cover of the book Joie, photographed on a grey table next to a bouquet of flowers and an antique French plate; right: Ajiri Aki wearing a short white dress, exits a Parisian flower shop with a bouquet of flowers in her hand.

Open to US Residents 18+. Enter by 11:59PM PST on 04/25 for a chance to win!

All photos courtesy of Clarkson Potter.


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HiP Paris is a lifestyle website about everything Paris and beyond. We enlighten and entertain our community, and share tips and recommendations. We believe in respect for French culture, timeless luxury, being comfortable in your skin, and the simple beauty of French life. Started in 2008, HIP Paris has evolved into a hub for expats and Francophiles. We have been featured in the New York Times, Business Insider, Bloomberg, Buzzfeed, Eater, Bon Appetit, Refinery29 and many other publications.

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