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Secrets to Creating French Luxury Style with Second-hand Clothing

A sustainable stylist shares her secret to building a designer wardrobe by embracing luxury second-hand clothing from dépot-vente boutiques in Paris.

7 Great Ways to Eliminate Plastic in Your Bathroom by Creating Your Own Beauty Products

A Paris home organizer offers her astute tips on how to eliminate plastic packaging at home by creating your own natural beauty and cleansing products.
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From Apéro to Trou Normand: an Essential Guide to French Drinking Vocabulary

Here's an essential guide to French drinking vocabulary to help you improve your knowledge of the French language and culture!
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2021: Vaccines, Brexit, Green Incentives, Taxes and Other Key Changes to Life in France

After a tumultuous year dominated by a pandemic, will 2021 be a kinder year? INSPIRELLE breaks down the lifestyle and tax changes awaiting us in France for the new year.

Is Covid Revamping Fashion and the Way We Dress and Shop?

A fashion changemaker in Paris shows how the Covid-19 pandemic has revolutionized our fashion habits for a smarter, more sensible and sustainable look.
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Time to Shine a Light on Black-Owned Businesses in France

Upset by scenes of police brutality worldwide, an African-American expat says protests are good but supporting Black-owned businesses in France is better.
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How to Stay Fit at Home to Fight the War on COVID-19

An expat in confinement in her Parisian apartment discovers how to stay fit with all her favorite trainers now offering free virtual classes.
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Making the Most of Staying Home

Staying home to protect yourself and others doesn't have to be a chore. Here are INSPIRELLE's tips to make the most of your time by nourishing your mind, body & spirit.
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Tennis Fan: How to Snag Best Last Minute Seats at Roland Garros

Dying to see the top seed, world-class tennis players battle it out on the famous clay courts at Roland Garros? A die-hard tennis fan shares her insider secrets to snagging the best seats at the French Open in Paris – even at the last minute.
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Power Up with Pilates in Paris and the Suburbs

Pilates is a great way to kickstart a body and life change. INSPIRELLE reached out to two of its favorite instructors to talk about the benefits and their approach.