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Chapeaux for all in Caussade

Northeast of Montauban, on the road to Cahors, the hat industry in Caussade employed more than 2,000 people during the 19th century. Among its specialities was the canotier style of straw boater, as worn...

Retail Therapy: French Foodie Staples

Want to wow your fellow Francophiles with a spread fit for a roi? These superior cornerstones of French cuisine are a guaranteed recipe for success TREAT YOURSELF... To Ladurée’s offering of ‘SUPER HEALTHY’ macarons, with flavours...
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Made in France: Shopping for French Artisanal Products in Paris

Made in France: three small words that pack a big punch. Whether attached to a wheel of cheese, a handbag, or an evening gown, the label conjures a world of taste, elegance and art...
Marché Biron

Marché Biron: Shopping the Legendary Puces de Saint-Ouen outside Paris

“What you can’t touch in Versailles… you can get in Biron.” A beautiful Saturday morning in July and Chez Arnaud is packed with regulars savouring cups of coffee at the entrance to the Marché Biron....
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Father’s Day is Right Around the Corner…

It was Mother's Day in France on Sunday 7th June, and Father’s Day is right around the corner. This year the parents in our lives are especially worthy of our appreciation, after entertaining the...

Top Shopping in Paris 2020

However often you visit, there is always something new going on in the City of Light. Here are some top spots to shop Related articles: What’s Hot in Paris for 2020 Where to Eat in Paris...

Hermès Launches New Métier: Announcing the New Beauty Collection

French luxury house Hermès, known for its 181-year-old history of combining exquisite creativity with quality craftsmanship, will soon make its foray into the world of beauty products. The first collection from Hermès Beauty is...

Serious Chic on the Cheap at the Dépôts-Ventes in Paris

The best French fashion needn’t cost the earth. Jennifer Ladonne takes us on a tour of the Paris stores where you can bag a designer bargain for a fraction of the retail price Shopping in...

Top 10 Picks for Last-Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

Left your Valentine's shopping a little late? Don't worry, we'll keep your secret... your amour doesn't need to know where you got these perfect, last-minute Valentine's Day gifts. It's never too late for a grand,...

Spray It, Don’t Say It: Altearah Emotive Cosmetics

What colour is joy, and how does it smell? Those of us lacking in the synaesthesia department might be scratching our heads, but fear not! The France Today team has been blessed with the...