Posts Tagged ‘paris’

Paris at its chic-est

Paris at its chic-est

Preferred Hotels’ Oh So Chic package is giving travellers an unparalleled excuse to take a quick getaway to Paris this summer…in magnificent (or should that be magnifique?) style.

Nine Preferred Hotels across the city are participating, giving visitors an option to stay in the style and neighbourhood which they like best. (more…)

Where to eat like a local in Paris

Where to eat like a local in Paris

Cooking is in Helene Darroze’s blood. With a Michelin-starred pedigree, she is one of only a handful of women to claim the accolade – three in total – and can be found jetting between her eponymous Parisian restaurant and London’s The Connaught. (more…)

When life was a cabaret

When life was a cabaret

Is there a more iconic image of Le Belle Epoque? One that as successfully conjures up fin-de-siecle Paris, and visions of clandestine cabarets and bohemian salons, of showgirls and absinthe and radical thinkers of the era? (more…)

Wanderlust in Paris reveals its secrets

Wanderlust in Paris reveals its secrets

It’s often healthy to have a certain cynicism about the promise of a new ‘creative space’, but the arrival of Wanderlust to the shores of the River Seine in central Paris can surely only be a good thing. (more…)

New art district for Paris

New art district for Paris

Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris will unveil a new exhibition space this week: Art District, which will showcase four major installations each year.

The first show in the space will be The Feast of Trimalchio, by Russian Collective artists AES+F. (more…)

Sound Tree putting down roots in Paris

Sound Tree putting down roots in Paris

The popular Parisian hotel, the Plaza Athenee, is now hosting the Sound Tree music installation, absorbing guests with sound and entertaining them with serious eye candy.

The Sound Tree was created by the pioneering sound and audio design company, Elipson, as part of their Haute Couture speaker project to commemorate their 60th anniversary. (more…)

Best in show

Best in show

Not everyone spends Paris Fashion Week jostling for seats, teetering across the cobbles in vertiginous heels and perpetually battling a Champagne hangover. The chosen few get in without an invitation, and are adored by the iciest designers, fashion editors, models and celebs, no matter what they’re wearing. (more…)

La Terrasse pops up in Paris

La Terrasse pops up in Paris

Pop up restaurant La Terrasse has opened for business on the roof of department store Galeries Lafayette in Paris.

The restaurant – designed by Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku – is a simple outdoor space, boasting stunning views of the city. (more…)

Trop it like its hot

Trop it like its hot

Saint-Tropez’s Hotel de Paris has attracted attention since the rich and famous first passed through its doors in the 1930s.

Like many visitors to the town, it has had a serious facelift, and it will reopen this spring. (more…)

Le Meurice hits the big screen this summer

Le Meurice hits the big screen this summer

Le Meurice, Paris, will be the hotel setting for key scenes in Woody Allen’s new film, ‘Midnight in Paris’.

Starring Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen and featuring Marion Cotillard and Carla Bruni in a cameo appearance, the film premiered at the 64th Film Festival in Cannes earlier this month. (more…)

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