Posts Tagged ‘Cynthia Rose’

Things to Do in Paris and NOT to do!

There are thousands of articles on things to do in Paris, this is exactly the opposite. Its also very important to remember the things NOT to do!

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French Culture: Vive la Belle Epoque

The Belle Epoque! It’s an era that makes Parisians dream, the moment their city became a global star. From the Eiffel Tower to haute couture […]

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Paris Museums: Dries Van Noten’s Hit Parade

Want to see three top-notch shows in one? Just head to the Museum of Decorative Arts for Dries Van Noten: Inspirations. When it comes to chic, Paris museums are always inventive—but this show is about more […]

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French Fashion: This Spring’s Best Parties

What makes a really romantic Paris party? Start with a garden, import some pretty girls and add flirtatious fellows. Then, start the music. Voilà! You have a fête galante, the height of French fashion almost 300 years ago.

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Paris Fashion’s Most Priceless Photos

At its best, Paris fashion offers glamour distilled. But it took Vogue to send that message around the world. If you fancy seeing the very images they used to do it, check out Papier Glacé (Glossy Paper), presented […]

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Paris Museums: The Most Stylish Shows

For fans of Paris museums, the start of spring is special. No one should convince you to skip the classic collections. But rarely have the museums’ new shows looked more tempting. There’s a citywide […]

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Paris Secrets: The Art of Henri Cartier-Bresson

Each year, museums and galleries here host blockbusters. But, every once in a while, they also reveal Paris secrets. Many are now on show at the Pompidou Center’s massive exposition Henri Cartier-Bresson. It’s an […]

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Things to Do in Paris: Spring’s Top Treats

Why love Paris in the springtime? There are too many reasons to count! Here are five things to do in Paris that should make your season. Reunite with Picasso! After five solid years of renovation, in June the Marais’s […]

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French Culture: Five Favorite Holidays

One of the joys of Parisian life is the festive calendar; you’re never really that far from a holiday. Some of these highlights of French culture (such as Bastille Day) are known round the world. Others may be less well […]

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Paris Secrets: Brassaï’s Hidden City

No photos of Paris are more beloved than those of Brassaï, who was born in Transylvania as Gyula Halász. Transplanted to Montparnasse in 1926, he helped create the legend of left bank bohemia. A friend of […]

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Paris Secrets: Fresh Romantic Outings

There’s a reason this really is the city of lovers. Here you’re simply never short of a romantic adventure. Many cherished Paris secrets revolve around outings à deux. Here are five new favorites, all budget-friendly.

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Paris Secrets: Top Five Unexpected Sights

Anytime you think you know this city, you should think again. Every alley, park and courtyard hides a ville that is all its own. Just try searching out a few Paris secrets; here are five to get you started.

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Paris Must-Sees: Top Tips for Spring

Happy Birthday, Notre Dame!
This year, on Palm Sunday (March 24), Parisians will greet a sound unheard since before the French Revolution. That date is the debut of “Marie,” the new six-ton bell in Notre Dame‘s South Tower. Named for the Virgin Mary

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Paris Art: The Two Sexiest Shows

For Paris art, autumn is the hottest part of the calendar. But this year, a pair of popular shows is turning up that heat. At Musée d’Orsay, Masculine/ Masculine: The Nude Man in Art pays tribute to […]

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Paris Fashion: A Real Landmark Show

If you really want to understand Paris fashion—from couture to street style—head over to the Museum of Decorative Arts. Every new exhibition claims to be a Paris must-see but their “Fashioning Fashion” is indeed unique. Here, in one hundred outfits, you can see how history’s best-dressed Europeans actually looked. Amazingly, every piece is also in perfect condition.

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