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Beyond Colette: Paris Concept Store Shopping and Dining Bliss

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
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All Good Things Must Come to an End: The Closing of Colette, a Paris Fashion Institution

Colette, which has been described by Forbes as ‘The Trendiest Store In The World’, is a Paris institution. Chanel designer Karl Lagerfield
by Ali Postma
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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
by Emily Jackson
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Fou de Pâtisserie: Sweet Treats from Éclair de Génie, Pierre Hermé & More

Not long after Muriel Tallandier and Julie Mathieu launched the bi-monthly Fou de Pâtisserie magazine, they dreamed of opening up a concept
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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
by Kate Robinson
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48 Hours in Marrakech

Just three hours by plane from Paris is the red city of Marrakech. There’s a reason the city has been a favorite of creative types and designers.
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Paris’ New Breed of Concept Coffee Shops

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.
by Kate Robinson
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The Parisian’s Paris: Fabulous Dining Around Nation

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
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Happy New Year 2015! The Best of HiP Paris 2014

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
by Erin Dahl
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La Jeune Rue: The Latest Cultural and Culinary Initiative in Paris’ Marais

Cédric Naudon's inspired project La Jeune Rue is set to transform three neglected Parisian streets in the Haut Marais- Rue Volta, Rue de
by Emma Brode
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Sept Cinq: SOPI’s Concept Store & Cafe For the Fashion-Minded Locavore

Located in the shop-lined streets south of Pigalle, Sept Cinq offers concept shopping along with a cozy café setting. Taking its name, “Seven
by Emily Dilling
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Three Weeks in Paris: Maggie’s Top Food & Shopping Picks

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
by Maggie Battista
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Merci: Shopping for a Cause in Paris

photo courtesy of: www.lescarnetsdudesign.com Photos Erica Berman (except above) As the global economic climate has forced consumers to shop more
by Tory Hoen