Favourite shops in Paris

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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, Diaperis, Poggi, Sylvia Toledano, Adelline, Ella Subrowska, 5 octobre, Esther Assouline, Rosa Maïtea, Gripoix,, Loulou de la Falaise, Nés Paris, Goossens, Hélène Prime, Les merveilleuses, Julie Sion, Les néreides, Tityaravy, Shourouk, … 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