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Chanel Couture Spring 2014: A Complimentary Blend of Classic and Modern

Jan 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

One thing we love about Couture Fashion Week is the opportunity to see designers take their creations to the edge of their imaginations and back; that moment of blurring the line between fashion and art has made for some of the most beautiful pieces ever worn. 

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Breathing New Life into Hospitality: Edgar Vaudeville Brings His International Expertise Stateside

Jan 17, 2014  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher

A newcomer to the NYC dining scene, Parisian Edgar Vaudeville has worked with some of the most prestigious and luxurious hotels and esteemed restaurants in the world; from Poland, England, Australia, Thailand, Canada and Malaysia to all over the U.S. — including the famed Bristol Hotel in Paris and the W Doha in Qatar. He has built and expanded global acclaim for his unique ability to launch and revamp an establishment’s image, to grow a fresh celebrity clientele, and to set up restaurants and hotels on rejuvenated paths to success. 

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Karl Lagerfeld To Design Two New "Grand Apartments" For Paris' Hôtel de Crillon

Jan 10, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Love him or hate him, Karl Lagerfeld’s fashion expertise always seems to be in demand. This time Paris’ Hôtel de Crillon is enlisting the help of the style icon to design two of its suites as the entire property undergoes an extensive renovation.

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Personal Shopping Goes To New Heights at Galeries Lafayette's Stylish La Suite

Jan 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Shopping at Galeries Lafayette can be quite an overwhelming experience; under the 100-year-old glass dome, the 750,000-square-foot building houses 3,500 brands; 20 restaurants including a rooftop café, wine bar, sushi bar, Champagne bar and French tea room; as well as gourmet stores featuring over 10,000 fine food products. With more than 100,000 people flooding this fashion destination each day, there aren’t many places to escape the masses…except for one special, and extremely exclusive spot tucked away on the top floor.

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laContrie's Luxury Leather Goods are Made Just For You in Paris

Jan 3, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Unable to find the type of leather bags and service she was searching for, Edwina de Charette found herself working for a independent craftsman in Paris, before launching her own workshop of leather goods. Founder and designer, Charette opened laContrie as a workshop for creating a made-to-measure leather working service.

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Thor Equities Acquires $330+ Million Property On Avenue des Champs-Élysées

Dec 2, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Real estate developer Thor Equities, in conjunction with Dutch property firm Meyer Bergman and Israel-based Harel Insurance and Finance Group, has purchased the prestigious address 65-67 Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris for over $330M — though the exact price of the purchase was not revealed. 

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Hop Onboard the Helium-Inflated Zeppelin for a Bird's Eye View of Paris

Nov 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

It’s kind of like Disney’s UP, the animated movie about an old man who secures his house to balloons and flies high atop the clouds viewing the beautiful scenery below. Only, this might be a little better and doesn’t come with a white-haired grump in the cockpit (we think). If you thought you’ve seen Paris from every angle possible, then think again, you now have another way to experience it: Airship Paris’ 246-foot helium aircraft.

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An Updated Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe Makes its Comeback With Parisian Flair

Oct 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe is officially open after full renovations to the flagship Paris hotel and now boasts an even stronger French sophistication. Imagined by the Studio Putman in collaboration with architectural agency IGLOO, new hotel sits a stone's throw from the Champs-Elysées and the Arc de Triomphe monument. The recent inauguration welcomed 800 guests including Robert Gaymer-Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Sofitel Worldwide; Olivia Putman, Studio Putman Artistic Director; Béatrice Schopflin, General Manager of Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe; gastronome and restaurateur José Da Rosa from Epicerie Da Rosa; and Rami Mekdachi... Read More

Give Someone a Passport to the Whole World For a Mere $1.5M

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico  |  1 Comment

The holidays aren’t a competition, they’re all about love and giving and those Fa-la-la-la-las.  But say for one second, that they WERE a competition. You’d want to win, right? It just so happens that Flexjet and Abercrombie & Kent really want you to come out on top as well by offering this year’s Ultimate Holiday Gift.

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A Charming Pont Neuf Vacation Rental Where You Can Live Like a Parisian

Oct 18, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

One of the best ways to get to know a destination is by doing what the locals do, eating where they eat and by putting down your Rick Steves travel itinerary. To do this, it's a good idea to rent a home right in the center of residential neighborhoods, instead of opting for a hotel.

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Miu Miu RTW Spring 2014: Why We Suddenly Want To Dress Like Dolls

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Now this is the Miuccuia Prada that we wanted to see. The Miu Miu Spring 2014 collection shown yesterday during Paris Fashion Week was made of sugar, spice, everything nice and a little mod-ish sixties. With a girly attitude and some artsy flair, the collection looks made to wear.... Read More

Louis Vuitton RTW Spring 2014: Bold Excessive Luxury

Oct 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien  |  1 Comment

Louis Vuitton knows how to put on a show. Never mind that the collection was beautiful or the models wore teetering giant peacock feathers on their head. The runway show today during Paris Fashion Week was nothing short of spectacular. Elevators, escalators, a fully functioning fountain and merry-go-round were the catwalk for the Spring 2014 collection.... Read More

Valentin Yudashkin RTW Spring 2014: Stop Trying So Hard

Oct 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

You know the woman that’s in every group of friends—the one who thinks she’s the most fashionable, the most hip, the most trendy, when really she just looks ridiculous? Basically, she tries too hard.... Read More

Chanel RTW Spring 2014: Satire Showcased Through Fashion

Oct 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

With a blend of art meets fashion, Karl Lagerfeld began the Chanel show with a gallery of art pieces, some of which celebrities like Katy Perry tried to quickly buy up before the show even began. The collection in and of itself is a colorful satire on the world of art and how it’s perceived in the realm of fashion.... Read More

Stella McCartney RTW Spring 2014: Subtle Sensuality Makes For a Stunning Collection

Oct 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Stella McCartney almost always has perfect designs. Her casual Spring 2014 collection during Paris Fashion Week was fantastic evidence of her unique style of ease and bravado. Pieces that seem like tailored staples have something that makes them pop, making the models look chic, simple and comfortable.... Read More

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