Kate van den Boogert

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Kate van den Boogert is a journalist, editor, and founder of MKRS (formerly Gogo City Guides). She moved to Paris from Melbourne in 2000 and loves spending her days discovering, meeting, and championing the French capital's most creative residents. She is the author of “Makers Paris” (2020, Prestel), an illustrated guide focusing on the locals behind 35 of Paris's unique shops, studios, and more. Kate was previously the listings editor for Time Out Paris, a Paris correspondent for Oyster Magazine, and the editor-in-chief of New London Magazine, the quarterly French language guide to London published by Eurostar. She currently lives in Paris with her husband Gilles, their daughter Lee, and chien Wookie.

• Founding Director of MKRS (Gogo City Guides), which focuses on the artisans, artists, and creative people that make Paris tick
• Contributor to Air France Magazine, The Guardian, Frommers, Grazia, Metropolitan, Travel + Leisure, Tate Magazine, Vogue Living (AU), The Monthly (AU), Oyster (AU), Louis Vuitton City Guides, and more
• Trend researcher for Le Bon Marché and Peclers

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