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. It’s the first place of its kind in Paris, and hosts a program… …read more

While die hard fans will argue that nothing will ever replace the innovative space and business model of Colette, the unique combination of shopping and indulgence that it offered can still be found in the capital. …read more

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 store was opened by the Ateliers d’Art de France, a… …read more

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 fashion, design, and lunch into one stunning space in the Haut Marais neighborhood. …read more

It’s no longer hard to find good coffee in Paris. Lomi, Ten Belles, Cream, HolyBelly—the list of places to drink impeccable joe goes happily on. For those who have hit up all the traditional cafés, a growing selection of “concept” cafés offer novel spaces in which to savor a cup of java. …read more

While Nation may never be the next Parisian hotspot complete with a cool NYC-inspired acronym (I tried SoOb for South of Oberkampf but oddly it never took off), here are some spots worth checking out in the event that you find yourself off the beaten path on Paris’ east side. …read more

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It is hard to believe that yet another year has come to a close, and in ringing in 2015 we find ourselves both grateful for the year past and eager for all this new year will bring. While looking ahead to 2015, we would like to give a nod to some of our favorite Paris… …read more

Cédric Naudon’s inspired project La Jeune Rue is set to transform three neglected Parisian streets in the Haut Marais- Rue Volta, Rue de Vertbois, and Rue de Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth – into a mecca for bohemian-bourgeois shoppers in search of locally-sourced and artisanal products. …read more

Located in the shop-lined streets south of Pigalle, Sept Cinq offers concept shopping along with a cozy café setting. Taking its name, “Seven Five”, from the same postal code that sources its stock, this innovative boutique features locally made jewelry, handbags, and other accessories. …read more

Alecska In a few days, I’ll be sipping wine at un petit café in the Marais, just in time, we all hope, for the weather to finally swing toward Spring. There’s too much to squeeze into this 3-week trip. Besides visiting Verjus and Au Passage bien sur, I hope to dine at Septime and Bistro… …read more