Hot on the heels of Ladurée opening their first Hong Kong store in Harbour City last year (and yes... the queues are still going strong!), macaron maestro Pierre Hermé Paris has announced he will be opening his first store in Hong Kong too! The store will be opening in Central's IFC mall...

Just when it looked like pie might supersede macarons as the hottest dessert in New York, Paris' fabled Maison Ladurée opened up on the Upper East Side last week, changing the game completely. Founded in Paris in 1862, Ladurée has been the macaron provider ever since – some even claim the shop...

In what will be the most thrilling attraction Toronto has ever seen, EdgeWalk, the first of its kind in North America, will open August 1, 2011. As the world's highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft wide ledge encircling the top of the CN Tower's main pod, 356m, (1168 ft , 116 stories)...

Canadians will soon have the chance to dress their homes in Zara, just like they dress their bodies when Zara Home arrives in Canada, with the opening of two shops. The first, located at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, opens August 22 at the same time that the Canadian e-commerce site...

Peninsula Hotels has announced the opening of Peninsula Paris, the luxury hotel brand's grand entrance into Europe. Opening August 2014, Peninsula Paris is located just steps away from the Arc de Triomphe and Avenue des Champs Elysées at 19 Avenue Kléber in the heart of the elegant 16th...

UPDATE: Zara Home, the Inditex Group brand specializing in home décor, is arriving in Canada, with the opening of two shops. The first is located in the Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, opening August 22 and coinciding with the launch of the Canadian e-commerce site. The second store...

Wayne Taylor Top: National Gallery of Victoria and House of Dior announce House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture at NGV International, opening August 2017. At the media announcement on Friday, Sandra Sundelin, Alejandra Zuluaga, Ella Bond, Maddison Lukes, and Bela Pelacio Hazewinkel...

' The production promises to be 'epic', with 22 performances scheduled from August 16 to September 24 in Wellington (with Orchestra Wellington), Christchurch (with the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra), Auckland (with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra), Rotorua, Dunedin (with the Dunedin...

Since we seemed to have had a French-themed day here on the Insider (Carine, Cointeau), I'll leave you with some delectable French food news: the Parisian patisserie Ladurée opened its doors today on Madison Avenue (between 71st and 72nd street): their delicious, melt-in-your-mouth macaroons...

Bendon has announced that it will open its online store, bendonlingerie.co.nz, on August 13. It will stock over 1,500 products, featuring brands such as Stella McCartney (at bendonlingerie.co.nz/stellamccartney), Lovable, Elle Macpherson Intimates, Pleasure State, Davenport, and Bendon Man, as...

 

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