September 28th, 2016

PARIS JE T’AIME

Paris is in full swing as we all take to the city for Fashion Week.  We want to get you into the mood and get inspired with some of our favourite hidden gems.

GO SEE 

EXHIBITIONS

René Magritte at the Centre Pompidou, Paris until the 23rd January 2017.

René Magritte was an internationally acclaimed surrealist artist of all time, yet it was not until his 50s, when he was finally able to reach some form of fame and recognition for his work. Rene Magritte described his paintings saying,

My painting is visible images which conceal nothing; they evoke mystery and, indeed, when one sees one of my pictures, one asks oneself this simple question, ‘What does that mean?’ It does not mean anything, because mystery means nothing, it is unknowable.”

Pop, minimalism, conceptual art and many more owe the artist a considerable debt for this trademark – a fact he would no doubt be delighted by.

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EAT & SIP

Just a few of our favourite spots

Lunch at the Hotel Costes will get you into the fashion week mood.

Racine for lunch,  natural bio wines and regional food.

Monsieur Bleu– Palais Tokyo. Inside the Palais Tokyo with views of the Eiffel Tower- you can’t go wrong.

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Broken arm cafe for dessert and an afternoon coffee.

For a delectable dinner with a few michelin stars Alain Passards vegetarian restaurant L’Aperge is the place.  All home grown produce and a true work of art.

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Yam’Tcha at121 rue St. Honoré makes for a perfect escape for anyone who wants a little taste of China. Delicious menus with matching wines. A superb choice.

COCKTAIL HOUR/ After hours

 Le Montana is reviving its history and becoming a hotel once more as well as nightclub. Reminiscent of the time it was attended by the cream of the existentialists, then by Grace Jones and other friends.

Silencio Club, David Lynch’s surreal night club.

Le Baron, you can never go wrong a Paris must.

Les Derrieres for a lion the witch and wardrobe experience.

HIDDEN GEMS

Etoile D’Or Victorian candy shop to satisfy your sugar cravings. Denise the owner will greet you in her pigtails and give you a tasting you won’t forget.

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Les Trois Marches de Catherine B. Vintage for hand bags and accessories.

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TRANSPORTATION 

 Give Paris an alternative to taxis and private cars with LeCab. Comfortable, reliable and economical.

 à bientôt et Bisous!