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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

Historic Paris Luxury Hotel Reopens as InterContinental Marseille - Hotel Dieu

Oct 17, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

A two-year renovation of Hotel Dieu has transformed the historic property into the InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu. The property is locating in the heart of the city's most revered neighborhood and features breathtaking views of the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde, as well as an expansive terrace overlooking the serene Vieux Port. Inside the hotel, guests can indulge in a gourmet restaurant, access to the Deep Nature Spa, and a dedicated Cultural Space filled with artifacts uncovered during the excavation of the 18th century hotel.... Read More

French Fashion Designer Apologizes for Racist Remark

Oct 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Ever regretted something you said the moment the words leave your mouth? That seems to be the case for French luxury designer Thierry Gillier, who made news when WWD published a recent controversial statement he made in an interview with the magazine.... Read More

Diamonds on the Rocks | Jewelry Shop in Paris with a Sparkling Twist

Oct 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

We’ve heard of jean bars, we’ve heard of beauty bars, but the next thing to hit the scene just may blow your mind. Luxury jewelry designer Vanessa Tugendhaft recently opened her first store in Paris, but unlike typical boutiques, this one includes a— wait for it— diamond bar. We knew you’d be thrilled.... Read More

Elaborate Cartier Collection Makes its Dazzling Debut in Paris

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

An astonishing new collection by luxury jewelry brand Cartier made its debut at the 26th Biennale des Antiquaires which was held from September 14-23 in Paris. “Depaysement,” which translates to “Change of Scenery,” is a 148-piece collection that includes four themes that correspond with four different universes and landscapes. Twelve precious objects are included in the dazzling collection, as well as five High Jewellery watches.... Read More

On Board Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Oct 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Recently named the “Best Cruise Line” in Los Angeles Times' 2012 Readers Choice Awards, the boutique river collection of luxury cruises has a world of options. Also named to Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List and consistently placing on the Platinum Circle and Reader’s Choice awards, Uniworld cruises 13 rivers in 20 countries around the globe; the ships can be found throughout Europe, Egypt, Russia, China, Vietnam and Cambodia offering top-notch service and accommodations.... Read More

Le Meurice in Paris Debuts New Offerings to Mark its '3x5' Anniversary

Sep 28, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

This year Le Meurice in Paris, a Dorchester Collection property, is celebrating three different five-year anniversaries on the luxury hotel and is offering guests the opportunity to get in on the fun. The special occasions include: Chef Yannick Alléno receiving three Michelin stars at Restaurant Le Meurice; the public space renovations by Philippe Starck and opening of Le Dali Restaurant which pays tribute to one of the hotel's most distinctive guests—Salvador Dali; and the fifth annual Meurice Prize for Contemporary Art. The landmark hotel is amongst Paris' most luxurious places to stay and offers guests the chance to experience the anniversaries with special menus, renovated apartments and an art contest.... Read More

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