Art de Vivre & History

Coup de cœur | The perfumed Marie-Antoinette gloves by Maison Fabre

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When the famous Paris glove-maker Maison Fabre draws inspiration from Marie-Antoinette, it brings the perfumed gloves worn by the queen of France back to life. These exceptional pieces are fine examples of French art de vivre. Created in partnership with the Réunion des Musées Nationaux – Grand Palais, the perfumed Marie-Antoinette gloves are inspired by […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Coups de coeur


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October 7, 2015 | 12:27 pm |

Braquenié, Lenôtre and Mat&jewski | Pastries and Toile de Jouy

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When French cultural heritage meets gastronomy, it leads to a Lenôtre pastry decorated with a famous Toile de Jouy by Braquenié reworked by the artist Mat&jewski. Watch out – this is a treat for the eyes and the palate. A tribute to Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf The year 2015 marks the bicentenary of the death of Christophe-Philippe […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Coups de coeur


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September 17, 2015 | 4:46 am |

Mimi’Lou | Our favourite is the Oh la la sticker

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Mimi’Lou, the sweet brand of stickers and decorative accessories for children is paying tribute to Paris with its “Oh la la” sticker. A Paris is beautiful favourite! Say “Oh la la” in Paris Have you explored our city guide and its “150 reasons to say Oh la la in Paris”? Now you can hang the […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Coups de coeur


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July 8, 2015 | 9:41 am |

10 Family activities | For all ages

10 Family activities | For all ages

1 – Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower on foot or using the lift! The ultimate souvenir photo to take home from your trip to Paris.   2 – Visit the Galerie de l’Evolution at the Jardin des Plantes – children will love it! A really fun museum visit.   3 – Meet […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Thematic itineraries


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July 6, 2015 | 9:18 am |

The lovely By-Rita flowers | Nature meets porcelaine

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Delicate ceramic creations inspired by the plant world – this is a hymn to nature signed “By-Rita, a Pascale Morin creation”.    Visual artist Pascale Morin moulds with precision and real attention to detail decorative art objects and jewellery made of porcelain. Inspired by the Breton landscape of her birthplace, the French artist’s creations attract […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Arts in Paris


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July 6, 2015 | 9:07 am |

Un petit coin de ciel bleu | The Paris sky belongs to you

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Why not treat yourself to the Paris sky? That is what Un petit coin de ciel bleu is offering, with its poetic works that are perfect for filling a corner. The Paris sky in your interior What better souvenir of your holiday in Paris than to take home a little bit of the sky over […]...

Art de Vivre & History


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June 25, 2015 | 7:15 am |

Itinerary | 5 days in Paris

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Discover the “must-sees” of Paris, and take time to savour the Paris lifestyle, too! Day 1: Start at Cathédrale Notre-Dame to begin your day and continue with a stroll across Ile de la Cité and Ile Saint Louis. Then discover the history of Paris at the Musée Carnavalet in the Marais district. Now that Paris […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Thematic itineraries


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May 26, 2015 | 7:45 am |

Itinerary | 2 days in Paris

Itinerary | 2 days in Paris

Discovering the monuments that have made Paris’ reputation! Day 1: Start at the Eiffel Tower early in the morning to avoid the long queue that forms as the day goes on; then climb to the 3rd floor and admire the views of Paris. Afterwards, head for the Batobus at the corner of the Iéna Bridge […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Thematic itineraries


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May 21, 2015 | 12:16 pm |

Air Max Paris by Nike | Paris is at your feet

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Paris is truly a bottomless well of inspiration! How could Nike not present a Parisian model in its new city-themed collection? The result is a flowery, feminine model that makes you want to start running as fast as you can or visit the French capital at a running pace. The city and flower power – […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Coups de coeur , Paris from A to Z


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March 25, 2015 | 7:54 am |

Fashion from the 1990s to the present day

Fashion from the 1990s to the present day

The end of the 20th century was notable for its extraordinary creativity. A variety of clothing movements characterise the period from the 1990s to the present day. For the first time, sewing workshops took to the streets and urban style was born. Minority cultures associated with musical trends claimed their personal style, branches of high […]...

Art de Vivre & History , Fashion in Paris


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March 20, 2015 | 12:39 pm |

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