Puttin On The Ritz

Paris--Here's a visual glimpse of some of the public spaces that I was able snap the week the Ritz reopened. Looking forward to working with Anna Wintour's favorite hotel ( stated in the July Vogue) I love their new garden which can be used for all...

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Paris Déco Off Lights Up Design World

PARIS--Five days and nights. 27,000 visitors. 77 showrooms. 23 pop-up showrooms. 14,000 free catalogs of 256 pages. 700,000 bookmarks. 65,000 invitations. 1,765,000 emails sent. 140 giant street lamps made by the Masters of Linen. A transparent cube installed on the Place de Furstenberg hosting different...

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A Breath of Fresh Air in French Art

PARIS--Last Wednesday night, despite a taxi strike and horrendous traffic, I was finally able to make it to the opening of a  wonderful exhibition of drawings and sculpture by the highly talented Anne Ferrer, who has been making unique inflatable works of soft sculpture for...

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Les terrasses des restaurants du port de Saint-Martin-de-Ré de nuit. Tourisme sur l'île de Ré. Le 16 08 2011. PHOTO XAVIER LEOTY

What’s Hip and Hot in 2016

At InsiderFrance, it's our job to select the most exciting places, people, and events that are going to make a difference in 2016--whether you travel to France or not. Naturally, we are not going to stop you from returning to your tried and true favorites--whether...

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La Comtesse Greffhule

A Proustian Heroine Who Made Her Mark on Paris

Kudos to Olivier Saillard, the  director of the Palais Galliéra, the Museum of Fashion of the City of Paris, who had the idea to dedicate an exhibition to France's greatest 19th and early 20th century tastemaker and saloniste, la Comtesse Elisabeth Greffhule, who inspired Marcel...

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