Paris Style

Parisiennes have long known that the key to leaving a good lasting impression is how fabulous you look as you walk out the door. This was the city in which the bustle was invented, after all. Dos à la Mode (Back in Fashion), a new exhibition at the Musée Bourdelle, the atelier museum of late-nineteenth-century […]

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There are many theories as to why French women don’t get fat (as the 2004 book so famously claimed) but one of the Parisiennes’ top slimming strategies must surely be that they walk so much. Paris, of course, has a way of making walking seem a pleasure rather than a chore; there’s always a picturesque […]

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Paris is the capital of the perfume industry, so it’s not surprising that so many classic fragrances have a French accent to them. Paris has also played muse to many fragrance creators who live in and love this city, and who have often attempted to capture some facet of this beguiling place within their formulations. […]

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Paris in summer gets a bad rap, because it can be one of the busiest, most stifling times to be there. But a hot Paris is better than no Paris, right? That’s not to say there’s no magic to it — there absolument is! You just have to know how to work around the crowds […]

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