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A Guide to Paris' Most Expensive Neighborhoods

Jun 12, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Aristocracy does not come cheap, but we wouldn’t want it to anyway. For those who’ve been afforded the luxury of living the grand life, the intimacy and exclusivity of such a status is part of the appeal. World-class prestige, however, is not content with average residences and so, with a love for the glamorous, worldwide addresses are born. As the eighth most expensive city in the world in 2013 according to CNN, Paris, France has shown that the wealthy and Expats alike continue to have a love affair with the extravagant city of lights.... Read More

Bercy Village: From Wine Market to World-Class Shopping, Dining and Entertainment

May 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Fancy a round (or two) of shopping followed by a workout at the gym, or how about relaxing in a sauna before a tasty lunch? For film buffs, how about a choice of movie on one of 18 indoor screens in an attractive suburban Paris setting? Then look no further than Bercy Village, an outdoor shopping complex in Cour St. Emilion, Paris. Strolling along its central, tulip-lined cobblestone streets past terraced restaurants and retail stores makes for a delightful day out.... Read More

Preferred Hotel Group celebrates Pride around the globe

May 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

41 properties join the Preferred Pride program across the globe as part of the Preferred Hotel Group. With celebrations from Europe to America to Africa, the celebrations of legalized marriage and civil unions are exciting news for the LGBT commu... Read More

Hôtel de Crillon Makes Way for Remodel With $7.5 Million Auction

Apr 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

On April 18, Paris' luxurious Hôtel de Crillon rounded up their most prized possessions and showcased them to the public. The five-day auction featured 3,500 lots that included historic furniture, 2,000 bottles of wine and many once-in-a-lifetime treasures, clearing the way for the upcoming two-year renovation planned for the hotel and new spa. During the course of the week, the hotel made profits of 5.7 million Euros (approx. $7.5M) with over half the sales taking place online.... Read More

A Walk Through Wonderland: Miu Miu Fall 2013 Collection

Mar 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Luxury designer Miuccia Prada offers fans a series of playful impressions alongside some seriously striking silhouettes in her women's fall collection for Miu Miu. The line's tone for autumn is a bit dreamy, replete with moody colors and theatrical shapes. Though darkly romantic, splashes of color do appear in the form of bright, diagonally striped skirts that peek out from under long coats and colorful neckties that sit primly atop polka-dotted ensembles.... Read More

Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris Earns its First Michelin Stars

Mar 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Just two years after opening, Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris has been awarded Michelin stars for its restaurants: one for French restaurant La Cuisine, the other for Italian restaurant, Il Carpaccio. Il Carpaccio has the honor of being the only Italian restaurant in Paris to have the prestigious award. “These two stars are a well-deserved recognition for the talent and consistency of Executive Chef Laurent André and his team,” comments Ömer Acar, General Manager, Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris. “We could not be more proud to share their good news. The determination in both kitchens is undoubtedly integral to the success achieved, and this acknowledgement is testament to the team’s passion and commitment.”... Read More

Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris Turns 100 April 2013

Feb 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Hôtel Plaza Athénée opened its doors on Paris’ Avenue Montaigne in April of 1913. Since then, the building has become a symbol of the iconic Champs-Elysées and the surrounding neighborhood, creating a microcosm for fashion’s elite, international diplomats and discerning travelers alike.... Read More

Iconic Makeup Brand to Open Paris Flagship

Jan 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

European luxury beauty mavens surely have something to celebrate, as one of the biggest American makeup brands has just announced they will be expanding by opening a new international store. Not only will MAC’s first flagship outside of the United States be located in Paris, but the superstore will call the famous Avenue des Champs-Elysées its new home. And it will open during the city’s iconic fashion week (February 20.) The new store will stretch over 362 meters— and two floors— to allow more than 40 makeup artists and beauty-obsessed shoppers all the room they need to ogle over a full range of cosmetics, as well as skincare products and fragrances.... Read More

Discover Some of The Most Luxurious Celebrity Hangouts in Paris

Jan 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Paris—city of romance, lights, and delicious baguettes. The European city is often featured in the rosy, futuristic planning of little girls, who envision sparkling city lights bouncing off the eager offering... Read More

Gérard Depardieu Sells Paris Home for $65 Million

Dec 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

French actor and filmmaker Gérard Depardieu certainly has no problem enjoying the joie de vivre, and this is ever-apparent by his luxurious Parisian villa that looks as if it should be reserved for blue bloods only. This Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated Frenchman recently listed his massive 19th-century Parisian luxury home on the market for a cool $65 million.... Read More

How To Find An Artisan Baguette in Paris

Dec 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

There is a difference between styles of the classic French baguette. A fresh look at the most famous bread on earth, including: how to differentiate previously frozen from fresh, the artisan boulangeries that make them, the best time of day to buy, and other great info from a notable American food writer and guide living on the left bank in Paris.... Read More

Discover Some of The Best Gourmet Food Shops in Paris

Dec 11, 2012  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

Paris: food mecca. Rive Gauche – the most fashionable place in Paris. Next time you are there, find these five fabulous food shops from the 7th Arrondissement.... Read More

Holiday Weather Makes Guest Appearance at Paris Airport

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Travelers attempting to make their way from Paris' Charles De Gaulle and Roissy airports got their first taste of this holiday seasons weather as a snowstorm caused series delays in both airports. Responding swiftly to the sudden storm despite a poor performance last year, airport workers were able to get flights in the air with only a few hours of delay.... Read More

Experience Paris Through The Lens of Thierry des Ouches at Hotel Atmospheres

Oct 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

Photography and the spirit of Parisian living combine inside Hotel Atmospheres, the first hotel-gallery in Paris. Renowned photographer Thierry des Ouches was invited to capture Paris in a way that would express his personal vision of the city, and the result was 112 unpublished photographs that are displayed throughout the hotel.... Read More

Wear a Piece of the Eiffel Tower with Korbella Jewelry

Oct 26, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Romantics everywhere rejoice. The very symbol of romance, the Eiffel Tower, has finally been made into luxury jewelry. You’ve probably been waiting for this moment all your life if giving your loved one a diamond necklace has never been enough. You always knew that it would happen, and now, Korbella Jewelry is offering pieces not only inspired by “the strong architectural cues of the Tower,” but also some special pieces that are made from a segment of the antiquated spiral staircase.... Read More

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