I love colorful boutiques!


Jeremie Barthod in Montmartre: 7 Rue des Trois Frères, 75018 Paris (Parisian jewelry designer)

Annie Bouquet

Annie Bouquet near Opéra: 7 rue des Moulins – 75002 (Needlepoint and tapestry artist)

























3 Paris institutions for a romantic dinner!

Exquisite taste with incredible attention to detail in this place full of history! Le Restaurant – L’hôtel – 13 rue des Beaux Arts – 75006 http://www.l-hotel.com/le-restaurant/le-restaurant.htm.

Le train bleu

Magic! Le Train Bleu (“The Blue Train”) is a restaurant located in the hall of the Gare de Lyon railway station and has been serving drinks and meals since 1901 –  1st floor, Gare de Lyon, Place Louis Armand, 75012 Paris http://www.le-train-bleu.com/

Le procope

The oldest restaurant in Paris!  The Procope: cosy and intimate atmosphere in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. http://www.procope.com/ – 13 Rue de l’Ancienne Comédie, 75006 Paris

Autour D’elles – Very good vintage shop in the Marais

This is typically a shop neighborhood richly supplied by the French ladies of the trendy Marais. They sell some designers brands and cheap clothing, but everything good quality! My friend found recently Marc Jacobs shoes only for 70 € …20 rue des Tournelles. 75004  Paris. M° Bastille. Open from Tuesday to Saturday from 11 AM to 7 PM and Sunday from 2 PM to 7 PM

La Marelle – Top Labels – Second Hand Shop in the Galerie Vivienne

I love going at La Marelle at lunch time and strolling in the prestigious Galerie Vivienne which reflects some much Paris for me! For 30 years, La Marelle has been a hub of fashion. They receive fashionable items, clothing and accessories at affordable prices (Second hand but in very good condition).

La Marelle – 21 Galerie Vivienne – 75002 Paris – Open Monday to Friday from 10.30 to 18.30 and Saturday from 12.30 to 18.30


Abis boutique: cute litte gifts and decoration

Very cute little gifts and decoration boutique in the beautiful Galerie Vivienne. The shopping bag grocery shown on the picture has been designed by Maron Bouillie whom I had the pleasure to meet as she was passing by the boutique.

Abis – 24 Galerie Vivienne – 75002 Paris. Open from Tuesday to Saturday from 11 AM to 2 PM and from 3 PM to 6.30 PM

Le Bon Marché: the Paris’ Oldest and most chic department store in the left bank

I was at the Bon Marché today doing my Christmas shopping as everybody!

It is not a secret place but less visited by foreign visitors than the Printemps and Galeries Lafayete. It is so old fashion (founded in 1838) and I love it! It is Paris’ Oldest and most chic department store in the left bank.

Le Bon Marché: 24 rue de Sèvres 75007 Area: Saint Germain des Près Tel : 33 1 44 39 80 00 Metro : Sèvres-Babylone line10, 12 Open : Mon-Wed, Fri 9:30am-7pm Thu 10am-9pm

Sat 9:30am-8pm Close : Sun