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Buying French Lingerie in the US

I have had such a huge reaction to my post about buying French lingerie in Paris, but so many of you sent me messages asking me if it’s possible to buy some beautiful French pieces in the US.  Good news ladies – it is!  Most European brands do have distributors in the States.  Unfortunately, the […]

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Lingerie Shopping in Paris

French lingerie is one of Paris’ greatest gifts to the world.  French women are known for being confident, impossibly chic, and sexy at any age, and I have to believe that at least a little of that is brought on by the gorgeous garments they wear beneath their designer duds.  Wherever you go in Paris, […]

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Taschen Bookstore

If you’re not familiar with Taschen Books, you should be.  This publishing company produces some of the most incredible art and photography books on the market.  They cover everything from travel photography to pop art to architectural marvels to erotic imagery, and each one of their heavy tomes is so well-curated and designed that it […]

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Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen

The Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen is a massive flea market/antique fair on the outskirts of Paris offering everything from high-end antique furniture to vintage jewelry to quirky art to total junk (and everything in-between).  Dating back to the 1880s, the market is even responsible for the origin of the term “flea market.”  With 3,000 shops covering nearly eight hectares […]

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Christmas at the Galeries Lafayette

The Christmas spirit is alive and well at the Galeries Lafayette, Paris’ most lavish department store.  This already gorgeous structure (five floors of designer goods circling a gilded open atrium capped with a stained glass dome) is even more breathtaking during the holidays, not only for the massive Swarovski crystal Christmas tree suspended from the […]

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