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. The protagonist Sophie is a Parisian from head to toe, her blog is a "French style" encyclopedia: fashion, gastronomy, culture, education, social events, ... It brings a contemporary look at the Parisian life.

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 (wellness), Chantal (children), Charlotte (fashion), Isabelle (spot light), Marion and Nicole (interior & design) and Maxime (culture).

All 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.

 

In today’s episode, Chef Alain Passard is going to share with us five main topics about French gastronomy and the eating style of Parisian women. Passard became famous thanks to the extraordinarily artistic way he works with raw ingredients, which has led him to create his menus according to the seasons and his "gardens" located in three different climatic regions of France.


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In Parisian tradition, being a first-class hostess is more than pouring drinks and seeing that everyone gets fed. Meticulous attention to detail is very important to us, even after the meal.  Guests must feel pampered and cocooned as they slowly digest and engage in after-dinner conversation. It’s up to the hostess to see that everyone is having a nice time and will have wonderful memories of the evening. It’s time to serve good coffee, relaxing herbal teas, or delightful liqueurs.  If smoking is allowed, it’s also the right time to pass around the cigarette box, and offer the gents hand-rolled Churchills."

Daughter of a diplomat, Michela Bruni Reichlin has grown up as a citizen of the world. Half Swiss and half Neapolitan, Michela combines exactness and correctness with a creative and ingenious drive. Behind the appearance of a young, fashionable woman in perfect makeup and vertiginous heels, hides the determined and practical character of a self-made explorer, always ready for new adventures!

Everyone has their own way of being romantic! Here are some rides in Paris to choose from according to your romantic inclinations: aboard the iconic 2 CV, a Cruise on the Seine, a horse-drawn carriage, a pedicab and a tuk-tuk, a limousine or a bus…

Love in Paris.....

Are you enthralled by Paris but only have a few days to discover one of the most bewitching of capitals? Here is an idea of a romantic visit… Montmartre, Medici Fountain, hôtels particuliers (mansion houses) in the Marais...

A romantic diner is sometimes more complicated than a big party for thirty! Parisians have the well-earned reputation of being masters in the art! Although we can’t promise that you’ll win his heart, several tips will help you create a seductive environment. The question is: how to prepare a meal that doesn’t simply arouse the taste buds? Answer: decor, menu, ambiance, everything is important. 

Chi l’avrebbe creduto? Eh, sì… il succo di verdure e di frutta “estratto” a freddo (cioè estratto lentamente senza il calore creato dalla velocità di una centrifuga o di un classico spremifrutta elettrico) è diventato il nuovo antipasto vitaminizzato delle parigine nei locali di moda…

Is there a link between food and stress? Yes, it works both ways. What we eat affects our mood, depending on whether we allow ourselves the food we like. And our emotions impact our diet: they suppress our appetite or, conversely, cause us to indulge. Food is a quick fix for relieving tension…

French women take their skincare very seriously. It’s part of our culture, we know beauty and know skincare… so we make it look easy and natural. This is the secret of the Parisian style, effortless clean beauty. The “Je ne sais quoi” beauty of a French girl. But the starting point is: we find a skin care routine that works and stick to each of us. In France, “clean beauty” is a global trend because women are starting to understand that “dirty” chemicals may cause allergies, or skin diseases. Let’s have a look at our skincare routine. 

Although Parisians love zucchini gratins, mashes and ratatouilles, the trend is for carpaccio in all of its forms. This is also true for zucchini, an ideal dish for friends before going shopping on avenue Montaigne. To go with a bottle… of water, of course! Recommendation: avoid adding the sugar for a healthy attitude.

Venite in vacanza a Parigi, e vi piacerebbe conquistare un principe azzurro del posto? Per capire come piacere a un uomo francese, la prima cosa da fare è sapere quello che a lui piace in una donna. In linea di massima, ai francesi piacciono le donne …

The story of the well-known brand Repetto is an amazing tale…. But first and foremost, it’s the story of a free and modern woman Rose Repetto, an entrepreneur before her time. A woman of passion who believed in her lucky star. Flashback to a French success story!

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