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Saturday, November 08, 2008

this weekend in paris: nov 8-16

for organic and nature fans, check out the salon marjolaine at the parc floral de paris --more than 500 exhibitors with organic items, from gourmet goodies to furniture to decor .

Monday, November 03, 2008

cire trudon

cire trudon is one of the fabulous finds that i included in chic shopping paris, the book. i'd been walking by the rue de seine boutique for years, noting that they had a wide range of colored candles, but nothing special, per se. then, voila, overnight it seemed, the shop had completely reinvented itself, under the talents of stylist ramdane touhami. the boutique now stocks amazing scented candles [with such innovative inspirations as the Dada movement and the French Revolution], and was just featured in november's vanity fair. definitely worth a stop the next time you are in st. germain.

Sunday, November 02, 2008

private sale at mango

chic spanish chain mango is inviting readers of elle magazine to an evening with 30% off the entire store, at the blvd des capucines address in paris. to sign up for the evening [complete with dj, cocktails, a makeup bar, etc], go to this link and sign up-- vite!

gem of a boutique

tucked into a quiet sidestreet in the marais is the newish showroom of stylist johanna braitbart. the tiny boutique carries her clutch purses, headbands, jewelry, and chapeaux, all infused with a modern twist on an era-gone-by.

showroom johanna braitbart
26 rue des blancs-manteaux, 4th
mon-sat 11-7