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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- I’M WEARING >> Sneakers: Reebok Club C Overbranded Collection | Jeans: Vintage 501 Levis | Sweatshirt: Vintage “Yes, I do own a Nintendo and yes, I was lucky enough to grow up in the 90’
Galeries Lafayette has the best Christmas tree ever this year. The massive tree extends from the lobby, soaring up the last floor of the Art Nouveau atrium up to the famous dome. Its like the board game Candyland posted on... Galeries Lafayette has t
This will probably be my last post for this year many visitors, season activities The Eiffel Tower is often changing its colours, symbolizing events, often dramatic ones. Can we, in a certain way, hope that there will be less need for special colours
In 2017, it has been a bumper year for apartment sales in Paris, both in terms of price increases and volume of sales. According to a recent report by Notaires of Paris Ile-de-France, sales increased 21% year over year. In fact, the first nine months
If you follow me on Instagram, you probably remember that I went to Paris a couple of weeks ago, to celebrate the launch of the new Karl Lagerfeld Jewellery. As promised, I filmed everything for you guys, so here is this weeks video! I really wanted
Seasons Greetings from Paris! Its holiday gift-giving season again and I am sure you are in the market for some unique gifts for family, friends, and colleagues. You can never go wrong with the gift of Paris and I have... Seasons Greetings from Paris
Sometimes a light bulb goes off. Can the elaborately luxurous French Rveillon de Nol (Christmas eve dinner) be considered the equivalent to an American Thanksgiving? The anticipation, excitement and recipe search starts at least a month ahead at Salo
I’ve always had an affinity for whole grains. I use all-purpose flour frequently in baking, but I like the hearty taste of whole-grains, such as whole-wheat flour in croissants and polenta in crisp topping, in spite of regular surveillance
Paris waiters never stop. They are constantly in motion. I caught our very efficient and cordial waiter as we left this restaurant in Meudon.Merci beaucoup mille fois to SPOTTED BY LOCALS for chosoing this blog as one of their 8 Best Paris Blogs. Ple
(The leaves are gone for this year.) Yes, the Paris central parks are known for their square trees. The typical garden " la franaise" was inspired by the Italian renaissance gardens, but with the time it became in France perhaps even more symmetrical
I’M WEARING >> Dress: H&M | Boots: Henry Kole | Bag: Karl Lagerfeld This weeks find is a personal favourite!, not that last week’s wasn’t -because I have been wearing that jacket
6.5 The Yacht Club, 8, rue St. Lazare in the 9th, 09.53.57.61.15 (Metro: ND de Lorette) closed Sunday at dinner, is in the old Chez Jean space and my Chinese-American friend hoped the Feng shui had rubbed off, but as... 6.5 The Yacht Club, 8, rue St.
Today starts my annual foray into the holiday windows, displays, lights and festivities all over Paris. Ill be publishing posts all this week and next. Every year Printemps has a celebrity or movie star kick off the launch of the... Today starts my a
Hot chocolate is just for kids, right? Not in Europe, it isnt. Imagine a cup of luxurious molten hot chocolate before you, profoundly rich and velvety and with a perfectly-tempered balance of bitterness and sweetness. This stuff isnt childs play its
The first weeks of December I like to go hunting for Paris tree ornaments.First stop, l'Arbre de Nol shop, the 2nd floor of Bon MarchA huge space with big trees. Naturally Bear came along.Looking for bears as usual. This is a rather nice one but its
au Bon March Rive Gauche.
One my favorites, of all French pastries, is the financier. Enriched with nuts, and moistened with butter, almost every bakery you go into has them. They come in different sizes, shapes, and even flavors; almond is the most popular, but you&#8217
1. Stella McCartney 2. H&M 3. Missoni 4. Mango 5. Saint Laurent 6. ZARA 7. Samse & Samse 8. ZARA 9. & Other Stories I am guilty as charge when it comes to falling for every pretty sweater I see out there. The problems is, stor
Im really at a loss for words after our meal or should I say our afternoon today at La Condesa with Indra Carrillo Perea. 8.5 La Condesa, 17, Rue Rodier in the 9th, 01.53.20.94.90, closed Sundays and Mondays (Metro: ND...Im really at a loss for words
Yes, I moved. My metro station is now "Alma-Marceau" which opened in 1923. We are at the junction of the Avenue Marceau and the bridge, Pont dAlma and also of the Avenue George V, Avenue Montaigne... Maybe its of some interest to know why these names
Last month I was invited to spend the day at Chateau de Cheverny, one of the grandest chateaus in the Loire Valley. I took the 7:29 train from Gare Austerlitz and arrived at Blois train station at 9:01. The publicist... Last month I was invited to sp
Johnny Hallyday, one of the biggest superstars of modern-day France, died this morning, at 73, of cancer. It is no exaggeration to say he was the Elvis if France. He sang, he acted, he marriedfellow celebrities. Even if you don’t understand
Beginning at the imposing columned church of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette and stretching right up into the foothills of Montmartre, Rue des Martyrs is a beloved stronghold of local community life and spirit. The street may be one of the most authentic Paris
His face says it all. He's delighted to be bringing home those crusty, delicious baguettes. I agree.
  December I’ll be heading by train to Boston (yay – no airports!), for an appearance at Milk Streetcooking school with Chris Kimball. That event is sold-out but there’s an open-to-all event at Flour Bakery + Ca
The "big" news is that there's no Christmas Market on the Champas-Elysées this year (good riddance to a market full of cheap junk). But this is Paris, so of course there are PLENTY more places to waste your money enjoy the Christmas spirit
YOU asked for it, so here it is!!! The post HOW TO GET HAIR BANGS UNDER A MINUTE, VIDEO TUTORIAL appeared first on Stylescrapbook. YOU asked for it, so here it is!!!…Gosh, it seems like it was yesterday, that I used to video document things
6.5 Friends & Family, 16 Cite Bergere in the 9th, 01.45.23.33.33, (Metro: Grands Boulevards) closed Saturday lunch, Sunday and Monday, was packed to the ceiling when I entered 40 minutes late, due to screw ups on the Chauffeur Privee and... 6.5 F
I made a walk again along the Avenue Matignon, so nicely lit up during the (long) Christmas season. I wrote about the avenue some almost nine years ago (see here) the lights have changed since whereas the illumination of the Champs Elyses, which the
Seasons Greetings from Paris! Its holiday gift-giving season again and I am sure you are in the market for some unique gifts for family, friends, and colleagues. You can never go wrong with the gift of Paris and I have... Seasons Greetings from Paris
For whatever reason, many French people preferchemically sprayed Christmas trees to real ones. I don’t know why, and can only think that it is some lapse in their usually keen judgment, along withdrinking UHT milk instead of fresh and subje
There are many wonderful stories how Tunisian-born Leila Menchari got her start designing windows for Hermes.Do look at her Youtube videos. A storyteller/creator since 1961 designing windows for 50 years.Her thoughts are electric, inspiring.We've bee
If Midnight in Paris is anything to go by, Paris is arguably the greatest literary city in the world. Between its poets and philosophers, novelists and playwrights, this city is a historic melting pot of famous thinkers and revolutionary ideas. Where
I recently did an event with Deb Perelmanfor our new books, L’appart and Smitten Kitchen Every Day. We’d both been traveling around, and not one, not two…but three times, we were in the same city at the same time, but di
Want to check out the latest French theatre shows but don't understand French? Theatre in Paris has made the best French theatre productions available for English-speakers, with a dedicated English online ticketing platform, subtitles projected above
The Academy of American Poetry fall 2017 series on American Poets in Paris and Berkeley Books of Paris will host author Jennifer K Dick at Berkeley Books, 8 rue Casimir Delavigne, on Sunday Dec 3rd, at 19h30.Jennifer will read from the cross-lingual
I’M WEARING >> Patent leather pants: H&M Trend | Coat: Sportmax | Bag: Louis Vuitton | Loafers: Gucci | T-shirt: Anita de Groot Patent leather pants are not only a great way to sta
6.4 The Bouillon Pigalle, 22, Blvd de Clichy in the 18th, 01.42.59.69.31, open 7/7, (Metro: Pigalle) Is a genuine blast from the past. When I arrived at 12h15, because they take no reservations, there was already a scrum of 16...  6.4 The B
What do these gentlemen have in common? They are Swedish and they have a street or a square named after them in Paris. After the recent inauguration of Place Strindberg (see previous post), a friend asked me who are the other Swedes who have been hon
I dont remember if I ever mentioned my brother Joe on Eye Prefer Paris, but he is one of the top interior designers in the U.S. His company Fox-Nahem Design was co-founded with Tom Fox in the 1980s. Since then... I dont remember if I ever mentioned m
Someone sent me pictures of Bergdorf's gorgeous sophisticated Xmas windows.Paris windows for Noel are much more kid-oriented.'Spectacular Spectacular' is Galeries Lafayette's title this year. Quite a circusy theme.Always dancing bears. These in Print
There was an interesting study released recently on the inhabitants of Paris, and I thought I’d share a few facts: – 33% of the city is aged between 20 & 39 (vs a national average of 24%) – There are 325,000 fore
Fifteen years ago, owners and now good friends, purchased the Merlot apartment. Named after the wonderful red grape from Bordeaux, the stunning views merited the name of this rich red wine. Ten years ago, they were thrilled when the Fine Living Netwo
Kate Spade, the queen of Fun New York fashion, has taken the leap over the « pond » (the Atlantic ocean) and snagged a very chic address on rue Saint Honor, in the heart of Paris, and on one of THE best shopping st
The view from Galeries Lafayette looking towards  Printemps, two of the grands magasins. At Christmas, they are magical for children as well as the adults!
When I come to the states, with apologies to all who’ve urged me to check out a croissant, Kouign amann, or macaron shop, since I can get all those things pretty easily in France, I tend to stick with local favorites. I don’t thin
The Museum of Urban Art at L'Aérosol Despite the gray skies -- or maybe because of them -- I decided to make the trek to the outer eastern edge of the 18th arrondissement (far from tourist-friendly Montmartre) to see the street artists at
I will be reading Sunday night, the 22nd of Oct 2017 in Denver, Colorado for the Ham on Rye series, curated by Travis Cebula.Ham and Rye Special Event 1: Reading by Jennifer K Dick7pmat Barfly Denver4255 W. Colfax AveDenver, Colorado &nb