A Precious and flowered garden for Christmas at the department store Bon Marché in Paris

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This year, the Parisian department store Bon marché Rive gauche created a wonderful Christmas tree with flowers, gold branches and balls based on the famous Fabergé eggs.

The Georges Fouquet’s jewelry shop designed by the Art nouveau artist Mucha

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The Art nouveau artist Mucha collaborated with the jeweller Georges Fouquet ; they created jewels. These jewels were exhibited at the Paris World Fair in 1900. It was a great success. In 1901, Alphonse Mucha is chosen by Georges Fouquet … Continue reading

Favourite Parisian jewelry brands

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My top : Marie Hélène de Taillac, Philippe Ferrandis, Poggi, Sylvia Toledano, Adelline, Ella Subrowska, 5 octobre, Esther Assouline, Gripoix, Diaperis, Loulou de la Falaise, Nés Paris, Goossens, Hélène Prime, Julie Sion, Les néreides, Tityaravy, Shourouk, Les Georgettes, Anna Rivka, … Continue reading

Parisian pastries 1/2

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Chouquettes are small choux pastries with pearl sugar. The choux pastry dated from the 16th century and was invented by the Italian Popelini who was the pastry cook of the French Queen Catherine de Médicis (1519-1589). In 1760, Jean Avice … Continue reading

Palais royal in Paris (1)

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The Palais-Royal (Paris 1) is my favourite place in Paris ; it is timeless and elegant. The arcades, the garden and old boutiques (selling stamps, medals, antiques, currency…) made of the Palais-Royal a quiet, timeless and lovely place. Cardinal Richelieu … Continue reading

The Palais-Royal in photos

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The Palais-Royal (Paris 1) is my favourite place in Paris ; it is timeless and elegant. The arcades, the garden and old boutiques (selling stamps, medals, antiques, currency…) made of the Palais-Royal a quiet, timeless and lovely place. Cardinal Richelieu … Continue reading

Christmas illuminations in the Galerie Vivienne, Paris

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The Galerie Vivienne is one of my favourite shopping passages in Paris. In 1823, the architect François-Jacques Delannoy designed this gallery with a Neoclassical style. Delightful mosaics decorate the floor and a beautiful glass roof recovers the gallery.

La Seine illuminée par les lumières de la ville

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“La Seine a de la chance Elle n’a pas de souci Et quand elle se promène Tout le long de ses quais Avec sa belle robe verte Et ses lumières dorées Notre-Dame jalouse Immobile et sévère Du haut de toutes … Continue reading

Tea time in Paris 7

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The gold bowls (ZEN) and the tea pots (LUCKY STAR and BRÛLE PARFUM) are  from Mariage Frères.  In addition, the bookcase dates from the 19th century and is in speckled mahogany and gilt bronze. Besides, the red silk peonies are from Wayfair … Continue reading

A flowered afternoon at the Parc de Bagatelle in Paris

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Created in 1775, the park and the castle are located in the Bois de Boulogne. It was built in 64 days due to a bet between Queen Marie-Antoinette and her brother-in-law, the Count d’Artois. The park de Bagatelle is a … Continue reading