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

 

Quando il tovagliolo fa la sua comparsa a Parigi nel XVI secolo, viene subito utilizzato per decorare la tavola. Grazie alle sue piegature artistiche, si trasforma in cigni, in cani o in fiori. Caterina de’Medici apprezzava molto le scene di caccia. Da allora, l’uso del tovagliolo ha subito una grande evoluzione in Francia…

Christophe de Jaeger famous French Doctor has developed a unique method combining diagnosis and action in order to preserve one’s health capital age well, and stay in good health as long as possible… Nutrition is one of his numerous tools, look at his after feats recommendation : “Firstly, opt for raw foods. This will allow your pancreas to fully recover, clean itself and lower inflammation. Consume uncooked foods three meals a day”....

Nata dal successo internazionale della prima edizione, auto-pubblicata in tre lingue, da Nathalie Peigney, questa lussuosa edizione aggiornata è illustrata dai disegni di Alessandra Ceriani, completata da un elenco degli indirizzi preferiti dalla parigina e arricchita di ricette gastronomiche. Un libro da regalare assolutamente…

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 foie gras to salad…

Rami Mekdachi ha dato origine alla tendenza, molto sulla cresta dell’onda, delle cosiddette fragranze “selettive”, create su misura per un personaggio o per un posto cult. Ultimamente, queste fragranze riscuotono un vero successo. Rare, insolite, adattate e identificate con i vari nomi di chi le ha richieste, sono accomunate – quasi tutte – da un nome, quello del loro creatore: Rami Mekdachi. Le tre fragranze Jacques Garcia, sono lui. Sono lui anche l’Eau de cologne Bensimon, l’Eau de Colette, il Parfum Costes…

Arriving in Paris: relaxing after your journey
Your have just arrived. It is important you rehydrate by drinking lots of water in order to avoid muscle stiffness. After hours on a plane, your feet suffer and your legs feel heavy and tired. Once you are settled, take off your shoes and do the following:

Finalmente le vacanze! Tuttavia rimanere elegante alla spiaggia non è un affare facile, Ecco i consigli di stile per l’estate della rivista più chic fra i magazine di Parigi. Monsieur è la rivista maschile più antica del mondo. Lanciata in Francia nel 1920 da Jacques Hébertot e Paul Poiret, riflette un “Art de Vivre all’insegna dell’Eleganza”, sempre fedele ai propri tempi.

The Champagne region in northeastern France is renowned for its sparkling wines, produced according to many strict rules. Champaign is generally made from a blend of various wines (different vineyards, harvest years, grape varieties). Finding the right blend is an art, for this is what determines the taste of the champagne, and each champagne producer makes different choices…

Il gusto e le varietà che caratterizzano il formaggio, e gli effetti benefici che apporta alla salute ne fanno un prodotto di punta a Parigi e in tutta la Francia, il 62% dei francesi ne consumano quotidianamente (con 24 kg di formaggi consumati all’anno e pro capite, i Francesi sono tra maggiori “mangiatori” di formaggio al mondo)! Vediamo il parère del medico…

If you still haven’t heard about Roland Mouret, don’t waste any more time. This jewel of French couture has just been nominated for the 2014 British Fashion Awards in the “Establishment Designer” category. The ceremony will take place in London on December 1st. Personally, I adore this genius of his super-elegant and ultra-contemporary creations and I’m not the only one. Born in Pierrefitte-Nestalas near Lourdes in France, Roland Mouret is now one of the favorite couturiers of stars throughout the world . Good news, the Roland Mouret store open on 1th November 2014 in New York…

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