sophieintroSophie the Parisian is a blog that reflects the lifestyle of a dynamic, working girl from Paris, showing off her free, curious, elegant, and modern personality. Culture, fashion, and events, all in a stylish setting! The protagonist Sophie is a Parisian from head to toe, who knows Paris and its way of life like the back if her hand. Her blog is a "French style" encyclopedia: fashion, gastronomy, culture... it brings a contemporary look at broader topics such as education, health, and nutrition through interviews of renowned specialists.

Visit Paris in the company of Sophie the Parisian and ten of her avatar friends, who each have their own specialty on the blog: Béatrice (cooking), Brigitte (social circle), Catherine (guide), Cécile (health & beauty), Chantal (children), Charlotte (fashion), Isabelle (spot light), Marion and Nicole (interior & design), and Maxime (culture). They are all experts in their sector.

These characters came to life under the pen of Nathalie Peigney, the soul of the blog and the creator of the Sophie the Parisian concept. Marketing consultant, journalist, and ex-fashion designer, she is guaranteed editorial quality. #sophietheparisian

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After a few days before the opening of «Paris Photo», the most important photography fair in the world, Angela Lo Priore, the famous photographer of 100 PORTRAITS and EAT ME talks about her inspiration and her work. Waiting to see his new opera "Stairs Obsession" at the Grand Palais in Paris, we dive into the surreal world of Angela Lo Priore.

Dedicated to all women who recognize Frenchwomen as genuine style models, this book is an appealing, pocket-size guide to French style and glamour, with 103 practical and concrete tips and delightful photos and sketches. 

Si dice: “rosso pomodoro”, “verde pisello”, “giallo peperone”, ma avete mai sentito dire: “viola carota”? Mai, ci scommetto. Eppure, un tempo, il "viola carota" ci stava, eccome! In origine, infatti, i colori prevalenti della carota erano quelli della varietà violacea o quelli tendenti al grigio. 

 

If she is not in a hurry, the Parisian tries to start the day with a pleasurable breakfast, prepared to perfection. Starting the day with a balanced breakfast is so fun and, above all, healthy... If you are among those who go to work without having breakfast, perhaps the time has arrived to change such a bad habit and transform your breakfast into another glamorous and healthy moment.

Sapevate che ogni giorno, festivi compresi, arrivano all'Eliseo 1500/2000 lettere, via posta o via Internet, che vengono regolarmente evase da un centinaio di persone facenti parte dei circa 800 impiegati del palazzo? Per la cronaca, all'Eliseo lavorano anche 350 militari addetti all'ordine e alla sicurezza. L'Eliseo occupa un'area di oltre 11.000 m², di cui circa 300 destinati ad appartamenti privati. Contiene ben 365 camere e una gran parte di esse, 90 circa, sono sotterranee. Infine il parco ha una superficie di un ettaro e mezzo.

Good jeans deserve, and above all require, special care and maintenance. Here are tips from Monsieur, the longest-running men's magazine in the world (launched in France in 1920 by Jacques Hébertot and Paul Poiret, it reflects an "Art de Vivre in the name of Elegance" that always remains faithful to the times). 

Just as we like dressing up to go out and wearing beautiful jewels, so table bon ton must reflect our elegance and “savoir vivre”. This French “savoir vivre” should never sacrifice simplicity and naturalness for the sake of being elegant. In Paris, the art of setting the table is a very rigorous art, especially when it comes to silverware. 

A great many people think that winter is synonymous with melancholy. The season ends the euphoria and softness of autumn and gives way to grey skies and somber landscapes. However, the Parisian sees things in a different light: she equates winter with the return of wonderful Parisian evenings, elegant vernissages and Beaujolais launchings. Whether on Avenue Montaigne, the top of the Eiffel Tower or in Montmartre, there’s no lack of wine-tasting evenings… This year, Beaujolais will be available on Thursday , November 15. Where should I take Caroline, my epicurean, fashion-conscious fiancée?

Accompagnano, arricchiscono, esaltano e insaporiscono: non c’è davvero miglior alleato in cucina delle salse. Può sembrare un gioco da ragazzi, ma preparare una salsa a regola d’arte richiede un’ottima conoscenza di abbinamenti, sapori e consistenze. Vi propongo oggi tre ricette, ma se desiderate altre ricette… basta lasciarmi un commento in fondo al servizio.

After closing its doors for a four-year, $234 million refurbishment, the Lutetia hotel is back, adding to the ranks of fashionable luxury hotels in the French capital, just in time for the peak summer season. For the past century the Art Nouveau Hotel Lutetia has been a Paris icon, known as much for its popularity with artists as its unusual Left Bank location. 

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