Paris

Tips and Articles in Paris

Based in New York and Paris, respectively, cult bloggers Scott Schuman (thesartorialist.com) and Garance Doré (garancedore.fr) have the inside scoop on these two fashion capitals, and their idiosyncratic takes on street style have garnered them hu...
See our slideshow of the World’s Best Hotels for Celeb-Spotting. Try as she might to hide behind her signature oversize sunglasses, globe-trotter and fashion fanatic Victoria “Posh” Beckham is often spotted leaving extravagantly high-end shops or...
Lynn Yaeger was right to recommend the Porte de Vanves flea market. We made several great finds there while furnishing our Paris apartment, including a beautiful hand-carved cherrywood sleigh bed—for only $150! The dealer would not deliver, so I ...
She gave us the classic Chanel suit and the little black dress, and now Coco Chanel—la femme—has proved her staying power thanks to the recent films Coco Before Chanel and Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky. With the customized Coco Before Chanel Tour ...
A few years ago, Canadians Terry and Carole Baker vacationed in St. Genis, France and stayed in a place with a kitchen, washer/dryer, and a balcony overlooking the Jura Mountains. They’ve also stayed in a 4,000-square-foot, 18th-floor condo in Pen...
See our slideshow of the World’s Strangest Museums. Bunnies, bunnies everywhere, and in all forms: stuffed, ceramic, painted—even a few real ones. Not only does the onslaught of bunny paraphernalia in Pasadena, California’s aptly named Bunny Muse...
See our slideshow of the World’s Most Romantic Places to Propose. It’s one of life’s weightiest conundrums: how—and where—to pop The Question. Assuming you want the answer to be a resounding yes, the choice of locale is paramount—and as every asp...
See our slideshow of The World’s Top Biking Cities. Open the garage, grip the handlebars, stand on the pedals, and go. That’s all it takes for Joseph Duffy, a graphic designer in Minneapolis, to start his morning commute to work. But what lies ah...
See our slideshow of the World’s Greatest Flea Markets. Some people travel so they can climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower, or ski the Rockies, or feast on rare delicacies in Bangkok. Not me. I think of the world as a series of fabulous flea mar...
Before his full-time job involved scouting rare oils, Cedric Casanova was a slack-wire walker and performer. That is, until a knee injury and the advancing age of 33 forced the half-Sicilian, half-French connoisseur to slow down. “All I really wan...
When Louis Vuitton opened its doors on the Right Bank in 1854, ladies relied on serious steamer trunks fitted with compartments dedicated to corsets and crinolines for even the briefest sojourn. So it’s not surprising that the first real triumph o...
Pariscelebrates contemporary art in all forms October 21–November 23 with the inaugural presentation of Un Nouveau Festival—exhibitions, installations, and performances at or around the Centre Pompidou (centrepompidou.fr).The new festival coinci...
Paris “From Byzantium to Istanbul: One Port for Two Continents” at National Galleries of the Grand Palais (October 10–January 25, 2010). A port city has existed on the banks of the Bosporus for some 8,000 years. This exhibition of nearly 300 obje...
Liya Kebede: Model Liya Kebede isn’t just another pretty face. The Ethiopian-born mother of two, who lives in New York City, is a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organization, and through her foundation (theliyakebedefoundation.org) she ...
The Sun King reigns again at Versailles. From October 20 through February 7, 2010, the Château de Versailles honors its creator with the unprecedented exhibition “Louis XIV: The Man and the King.” Surprisingly, it’s the first show at the palace e...