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.

 

The Parisian girls love the Lady Dior bag, one of the most popular designer handbags of all time and Princess Diana‘s favorite. “Real luxury requires the best materials and the best craftsmanship”, Christian Dior declared! Amazing story of a legendary bag… 

Rizzoli New York, conversation between Nathalie Peigney, Author of “Sophie the Parisian: Style Tips from a True Parisian Woman” and Jessica Matlin, Beauty Director Harper’s Bazaar. 20 questions to discover the secrets of Parisian charm…

It’s the new French paradox: we, the French, complain a great deal, don’t have much faith in the future or in institutions and yet, with an average of two children per woman, France, along with Ireland, is Europe’s champion. And this isn’t all. When French women are interviewed, 32% of them dream of having three children… A great many experts correlate the birthrate with the rate of growth and the record French fertility rate is certainly enviable …

The hachis Parmentier is a gratin dish made with mashed potatoes and ground beef. This traditional French dish was born in Paris, and tradition has it that its name is due to the pharmacist Antoine Parmentier, who proposed it to Louis XVI, in the belief that the tuber, or rather potato, would be an effective remedy against famine.

Tutto cominciò nel gennaio del 1686, alla corte di Francia, quando Luigi XIV si ammalò improvvisamente. Sembra che il Re Sole si fosse ferito sedendosi involontariamente sulla punta di una piuma che emergeva da uno dei cuscini della carrozza reale. 

 This special one-night-only performance showcases Pascal Greggory — muse, collaborator, and partner to the great French director Patrice Chéreau — as he guides the audience through the personal writings and boundless creativity of one of the world’s great theatrical minds.

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). 

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