many offset by poetically tilted and beautifully aged architecture, and as we walk, we quietly take in the unabashed beauty and élan, as elegant & effortlessly stylish women pass by; an older man, pedaling along on his bicyclette, en route to the barber may bring on a smile—indeed, a postcard...

our first breakfast in paris of baguette, freshly churned butter, pommes poires and a single chocoat // chairs stacked up in the marais // the love-it-or-hate-it IM Pei // pyramid at the louvre (incidentally, i love it) // the croque monsieur to end all croque monsieurs at cafe constant // the...

com) – literally "fell off the back of a lorry" – has weird and wonderful collectibles, from freaky plastic dolls to kitsch postcards. • passagedespanoramas.fr, 2nd, metro Grands Boulevards The once-grand Prado still boasts unique art deco details but is in a seriously dilapidated state. Yet...

to house the Paris Opera since it was founded by Louis XIV in 1669. It was built on the orders of Napoleon III as part of the great Parisian reconstruction project carried out by Baron Haussmann. The project for an opera house was put out to competition and was won by Charles Garnier, an...

Do we think his new relationship with Kim Kardashian has anything to do with it? Is the label – which has received mixed reviews from the fashion world – discontinuing for good or is it taking a little break? Answers on a postcard please – and we'll keep you posted once we know more! We...

It was raining the day we met Juliette Cerisier in Paris, the perfect backdrop for the postcard worthy image Erik was about to capture! She's got that classic Parisian charm you might expect with a personal style that is both easy and cool (with just the right amount of menswear touches.) She...

Paris: High Jewellery Mecca extraordinaire! I absolutely love it which is why my head is still in the clouds following a recent two-day break to one of my favourite European cities. The main reason I went was to see the Cartier: Style and History retrospective at the Grand Palais. A-mazing,...

Juxtaposing that with a selection of vintage postcards from Paris, and that's all you need for a clear-cut case of PARISVIENNE essence ... il y a quelque temps j'ai trouvé le souvenir viennois parfait : un bon de cinq euros pour la chaîne de pâtisseries AIDA, avec l'église de St Stéphane et...

Paris, city of love, who can ever resist that? I know I surely can't. And since I still haven't got the chance to visit, I like to give myself some French treats, from postcards, food to jewelry! And today must be my lucky day because I found this amazing necklace from Charlotte Russe. Made...

my literary fill, we strolled along beside the Seine, pottering about the really rather wonderful vintage bookshops (I love that these still remain here) that link the banks along the way for souvenirs of Paris. I picked up nostalgic French children's books and vintage fashion magazines from...

 

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