Portraits

Portraits
Princess Diana

Where Were You the Night Princess Diana Died in Paris?

On the 20th anniversary of her shocking accident, a look back at the life and death of Princess Diana and the legacy she left behind.
French pastry

Dreambook: Fabulous “French Pastry Made Simple” by Pastry Chef Molly Wilkinson

An American chef in Paris shares her tips and recipes in a new book, breaking down classic French pastry techniques for all.
Hopways carpooling

HOPWAYS Provides Innovative Carpooling Solution for Parents in France

When one expat mom got together with two Parisian mothers to start a carpool for their children’s activities, they had no idea it would evolve into a successful community sharing venture called HOPWAYS. Now over 1,000 families in and around Paris use the online service to organize pools by car, foot and public transport to help parents keep up with all their children’s activities.

Paris Bids a Loving Farewell to Patricia Laplante-Collins

Paris bids a fond farewell to Patricia Laplante-Collins, who hosted Patricia’s Expat Soirées every week for decades, connecting people with passion.

Author Ann Mah on Lost Vintage, Grape Picking and Climate Change

Food blogger and writer, Ann Mah, talks about her latest book inspired by the delicious aspects of French lifestyle, and the change impacting traditional ways.
dream of paris

A Fashionable New Yorker Follows her Dream of Paris to a New Life and Career

A designer follows her dream of living in Paris to a new career combining her love of handbags, ethical fashion and sharing her discoveries.
Guo Pei - Daijin gown

Guo Pei: a Chinese Couturière Takes on the World

Chinese couturier, Guo Pei, who became a global name when Rihanna wore one of her stunning gowns to the 2015 Met Gala, sets up a showroom in Paris to expand globally.
museum treasure hunts with THATLou

THATLou Founder Takes Museum Treasure Hunts Across the Channel

INSPIRELLE gets up close with Daisy de Plume, an American journalist whose Parisian museum treasure hunts have been such a bit hit she's taking them to London.
Elizabeth Milovidov

Meet a Cyberspace Cop Protecting You from Internet Abuse

Our children live and breathe the language of computers. But how much is too much for a child? What should a parent do to protect a child’s journey into cyberspace? Meet Elizabeth Milovodov, who's showing children, parents and educators how to get the most from the Internet, safely.
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.