Entering L’Étoile d’Or is like entering a place you’d only find in Children’s stories. I first heard about the chocolate and candy shop while watching a documentary on Pigalle, one of Paris mythical neighborhoods. The 1903 interior, the selection of French traditional candies and the colorful owner, Denise Acabo, enchanted me.
Iolanda Gigliotti, better known as Dalida, was born in Cairo to Italian parents.
Located in the heart of the Marais, Legay Choc seems like a standard Parisian bakery. Classic croissants, baguettes, sandwiches and pastries are nicely presented on the shelves, but when you look closer, you’ll notice that unusual products can also be found in the shop.
Organized by Palais Galliera at the Musée Bourdelle, the exhibition presents a selection of drawings, models, hats and jewelry by the famous Spanish designer.
Paris Haut-Marais is definitely one of my favorite neighborhoods. Trendy without being invaded by hipsters, it gathers a variety of singular coffee shops, restaurants and boutiques.
Good things come in small package. Boot Café is no exception to the rule. The shoebox sized coffee place (4m2) opened in 2014 in Paris “Haut-Marais”. I read on their website that they once offered a 'free coffee week' to anyone who could rap an entire Biggie verse on the occasion of the rapper's birthday.
I’m like Cole Porter. I love Paris in the springtime, in the fall, in the winter when it drizzles, in the summer when it sizzles. I love Paris every moment of the year.
Yes, it’s back to school time. Since September 1st, magazines and social medias present the perfect outfit to brave the coming year. Well my contribution won’t be sartorial, it will be intellectual.
Lebanese designer Milia Maroun launched her own label, Milia M in 2000. Bright colors, noble fabrics and modern cuts are at the core of her work. Having lived in Beirut, Paris, Damascus, Istanbul, London and the Black Forest, her travels provide a constant source of inspiration.