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. #sophietheparisianita

 

Parigi, lo sanno tutti, va girata a piedi. Non c'è niente di meglio che girovagare per la città, senza curarsi troppo di avere una meta precisa. Si può decidere di andare a dare un'occhiata alla Défense, il più moderno dei quartieri cittadini, oppure di visitare i vecchi quartieri, come Saint- Germain-des-Prés nel 6° arrondissement….

Every year, the two hendred trees of Avenue des Champs-Elysées in Paris become the framework for a unique set of illuminations running the whole 2½ kilometres from the Arc de Triomphe to Place de la Concorde, an ingenious lighting arrangement of scintillating festoons and tree-rings made of red, green, and blue. Learning the Champs Elysées song of Joe Dassin can bee an excellent way to learn French and celebrate one of the nicest avenue of the world! Just try this easy and pedagogique song before your next trip to Paris…

Alessandra Ceriani ha realizzato le illustrazioni del libro “Sophie la Parigina, 103 cose per essere come lei” di Nathalie Peigney (Rizzoli). Le sue realizzazioni sono cosi vicine allo stile della parigina che abbiamo voluto saperne un po’ di più sulle sue fonti di ispirazione e sul suo legame con la Ville Lumière…

So, you’re vacationing in Paris and you’d love to catch a Froggy Prince Charming, right? To attract a French guy, first you have to know what turns him on or off. Generally speaking, they’re attracted by interesting feminine women. In fact, several surveys have shown that on a first date, they notice your eyes, your smile, your boobs, and your hair (in that order). Weight actually comes last. In terms of fashion, their tastes are pretty conventional. The results below might just surprise you.

Provate a guardare una mappa generale di Parigi su cui sono segnati gli arrondissements, cioè i distretti amministrativi dei vari quartieri. Si parte dal 1er arrondissement, che è proprio il cuore della città, e girandogli intorno a spirale e in senso orario si completa tutta la chiocciola fino al 20ème, il ventesimo...

Have you ever seen how a real Parisian woman eats the most common of sea foods, mussels? Invite her to dinner at one of the many Léon de Bruxelles scattered around Paris. She will be tempted by the most classic dish on the menu, famous "Moules marinière", served in the traditional casserole with cast-iron lid. She will chat pleasantly with you, sip a glass of cool red wine, not a beer, and will have an indescribable expression of satisfaction when the moules arrive at the table. Now, watch her carefully…

Gli chef di vecchia scuola parlano soltanto di sapori autentici e di piccole delizie del terroir, prive di prodotti chimici. Ma quelli della nuova generazione cosa pensano del bio?
Philippe Mille, Alexandre Gauthier, Christophe Hay e Jerôme Chaucesse hanno 30-40 anni, alcuni di loro sono “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” o “Grand Chef de Demain” della Gault Millau, altri brillano di una stella nella Guida Michelin.

A great, seasonal “anti-aging health food” recipe. Growing older inevitably means a progressive functional decline, but we can still limit the damage by paying careful attention to our lifestyle, and part of this means eating right!
Although there may be differing definitions of the ideal diet, there is universal agreement about the primordial importance of plant-based foods. This is not limited to just fruit and veggies, but includes wholegrain products, herbs and spices, olive oil, dark chocolate, and beverages like green tea and red wine.

Per affrontare al meglio il ritorno dalle vacanze, cinque consigli di professionisti da seguire alla lettera…

There are several differences between the French table manners and American dinner etiquette. Table manners in France are fundamental to every public dining situation. And every essential skill has to be built on a solid knowledge base. For French’s dining is more than just consuming calories, it is an Art de Vivre, a part of the partimoine culture. There is a proper technique for eating everything from asparagus to fish or dessert… 

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