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French dinner party

How to Survive Your First French Dinner Party

When the French invite you to dinner in their home for the first time, it can feel like passing an entrance exam. French etiquette coach Marie de Tilly gives her sage advice on how to make sure you make the best first impression.
Coven bookshop

Paris awaits COVEN, a Feminist, English-language Bookshop & Café

Meet the two women with a vision to create an inclusive, welcoming space in the English literary scene by opening a feminist bookshop and café in Paris.
French fashion look

How to Obtain the Unattainable French Look

Here are some style tips to help you attain that effortlessly chic French look that'll have you walking down the Champs Elysées like a true Parisienne!
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Making Music and Celebrating Life at the Fête de la Musique 2016

What better way to spend the longest day of the year than by making music late into the night? For the 35th edition of la Fête de la Musique in Paris, the theme is "Music is stronger than…", an uplifting appeal to unite as a community after a difficult year.
chocolate gluten-free tart from Chambelland Bakery in Paris

Discover Gluten-free Pastry in Paris Bakeries

The French excel in the art of eating and revel with every delicious mouthful of food. The idea of not eating certain things, especially something as delectable as a French pastry, is almost unfathomable to most French people. However, with the ever-growing number of people becoming gluten-free, Paris had a choice to make… and so did I.
Running in the mountains

Why a Sweaty Workout May Be Your Best Detox Ever

Working mom and sports enthusiast Carra Sutherland has created an ideal sports and detox retreat — one that combines sport, a balanced, tasty and generous diet, fun, leadership and mental coaching sessions and ... the possibility for guests to bring their kids with them during the school holidays! 
Chopchicks in Paris

10 Top picks from the ChopChicks in Paris for Best Asian Restaurants

Three Asian-American girls from California are on a serious mission to find the best tasting Asian restaurants in Paris. With over 90 restaurants tested, the ChopChicks in Paris, are on an enviable gastronomical treasure hunt. Discover their favorite picks.

Discover Art Walk Tours on the Paris Streets

A professional photographer and avid tour guide takes you on a walking tour of Paris where the art, history and culture of the city comes alive.
Haute Couture: Guo Pei

The Power of Haute Couture: Past, Present and Future

Why do I love haute couture days in Paris? Because of the splendid spectacle displayed in each couture show. Clothes, like works of art, glide down the runway created from lush fabrics, cut with supernatural skill, adorned with sumptuous embroidery. Each couture show is a unique vision of a master designer not constrained by mass demand but by his or her unique vision of sartorial perfection.
Finnish designer

Finnish Designer Under French Influence Crafts her Own Style

Meet Anna Ruohonen, the Finnish designer who has carved herself a special niche in the French fashion world with her ethical approach and timeless style.