My Life in Paris: Going Down in Style

After a close call, Theadora Brack goes the shelter-chic route and plumps for trendy bolsters I'm at Fran’s place, watching her cat while she’s away, and have just settled in for the evening when the...

Made in France: VERBREUIL Launches Line of Men’s Accessories

Fans of the Parisian haute maroquinerie house will be pleased to learn that VERBREUIL has launched a men's collection. Due to popular demand-- VERBREUIL received requests about men's accessories for years-- the maison recently...

Say Bonjour to the Caudalie Spa in Los Angeles

Anyone longing for an authentic French beauty experience need only enter the Caudalie Spa in the Westfield Century City Mall, where you will find yourself transported to the vineyards of Bordeaux and experience the...

Discover Parapharmacie Monge, the Parisian Cosmetics Temple

High on the shopping lists of travellers to Paris? The fabulous French cosmetics, creams and perfumes that the country is famous for. In fact, many expats living in Paris get lists from international friends...

Naughty and Nice: 10 Picks for Christmas Shopping in Paris

From France’s best beauty secrets and beetles that gleam like jewels to the sweetest bonbons and mustard on tap, Lindsey Johnstone finds there’s nowhere better than Paris to fill that Christmas stocking with some...

Strasbourg, the Capital of Christmas

Ready for off-the-charts festive cheer all wrapped up in 10km of twinkling lights? The "Capital of Christmas" is officially open for business. The home of Noël – hence its well-earned moniker – Strasbourg's Christkindelsmärik...

Hermès Pop-Up Carré Club Arrives in Los Angeles

Celebrating the iconic Hermès classic silk scarf, Hermès will open its traveling Pop-Up Carré Club in Los Angeles from November 8-11. It is a day-to-night interactive event dedicated to the craft and history of...

Animal Kingdom: Deyrolle and Taxidermy Shops in Paris

Deyrolle may be the reigning queen of taxidermy, but it’s not the only place to discover a glorious array of preserved wildlife in Paris, says Jennifer Ladonne Anyone who’s been to Deyrolle, Paris’s great cabinet...

My Life in Paris: Blooming Lovely!

Flower power drives Theadora to find some truly unusual receptacles for her floral displays When now? Who now? Kirsten Dunst, that’s who! And just like that, my musician friend Sandrine crushes our final round of...

My Life in Paris: Totes, Crests and… Balls!

Columnist Theadora Brack has a Catherine de’ Medici moment in a Paris department store Thanks to a pair of new patent-leather bluchers with waffled, tri-coloured wedges, blisters are on my mind and my mind is...