Jardin du Palais Royal

As I mentioned in my Champagne Birthday Giveaway blog post, I have decided (among eight resolutions) to go on more walks through Paris and explore different neighborhoods, plus have more coffee dates with friends. Recently, I was able to do two … Continue reading

Café Kitsuné

There’s nothing lovelier than a pause café with friends on a sunny Friday afternoon.  Hana, Faye, and I met for a coffee at the trendy Café Kitsuné in the 1e arrondissement. One of the hubs of Paris Fashion Week craziness, the cafe was … Continue reading

3 Reasons to Visit Paris in March

The Tuileries on March 1, 2014

I can’t believe it’s already March already! But it’s all right, because there is so much to do this month. The half marathon kicked it all off.  Here are my three reasons to visit Paris in March: 1. I am most excited for Sinfonietta … Continue reading

Paris Half Marathon 2014

This past Sunday was one for the books. After running a 10k in England together, l’anglais and I, in our endorphin-happy state, decided to sign up for the Paris half marathon.  It seemed ages away, but you know how time … Continue reading

The {Champagne} Birthday Giveaway!

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today, I’ve left the quarter century club. I am now 26! My 16 year old self is wondering how I got here so fast. I am thankful for the steps I’ve taken that have brought me to … Continue reading

À Lire | Reading for the Weekend

Off to Oxford! Here are a few pieces of internet eye candy to check out, xx PatriciaParisienne 1. Hana from Journey into la Villa Lumiere did a beautiful Monday Inspiration post about our Valentine’s Day crafts making Sunday chez Lauren. … Continue reading

PatriciaParisienne Presents: Maria Marigliano Caracciolo of Bags By M. | Book Clutches

The latest gem in Italian fashion is brought to you by Maria Marigliano Caracciolo. The Italian founder and young entrepreneur has created Bags By M., a line of stunning customized book clutches made with the finest leather and silk by traditional … Continue reading

India Box | Your Indian Restaurant in Paris

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One of my favorite areas in Paris is the Rue des Martyrs neighborhood. Stretching from Saint-Georges up through Pigalle, the vibe is hip-sexy-fun-chic-cool-foodie-trendy. There’s something for everyone, from KB Cafe with their amazing Australian-style coffee, to delicious choux at Popelini, … Continue reading

Giambattista Valli | Paris Couture Week

Couture Week is off to a fantastic start in the French capital. Giambattista Valli’s ethereal designs have the internet positively buzzing. I’m in love with the beautiful silhouettes, as well as the flowery details, which are endlessly chic. To see … Continue reading

Le Dépanneur | A Slice of Southern California in Pigalle

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The team behind Cantine California has struck gold again. Le Dépanneur, their sit-down restaurant in the Pigalle neighborhood of Paris, is a slice of Southern Californian paradise, complete with little cactus plants and wooden patio furniture.  In true American style, … Continue reading

Miss Dior at the Grand Palais | A Celebration of Christian Dior’s Legacy and the Famous First Perfume

I am, like many of you, a fan of Christian Dior. The haute couture brand has mastered the feminine silhouette, designing clothes that are an equal mix of elegance and modernity. Last November in the Courbe Gallery at the Grand Palais … Continue reading

PatriciaParisienne Presents: Kerrie Hess, Illustrator & Author

Australian illustrator and author Kerrie Hess (Kerrie Hess Illustration) is a world-renowned talent. She has collaborated with distinguished brands such as Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Alexander McQueen, Louis Vuitton, net-a-porter.com, Vogue, Peter Alexander, Sambag, Tatler, and Kate Spade, to name a few. Hess’s … Continue reading

{Photo Diary} | Christmas Markets in Düsseldorf

Einen guten Rutsch! Though we are on day 2 of the new year, there are so many things from 2013 that I still want to share with you, particularly this photo diary of our late December visit to the Christmas … Continue reading

Kôzy Salon Urbain | Your 7th Arrondissement Living Room

An avid caffeine lover, I love starting my day off with a hot cup of black coffee. But the best way to start the day is by having the coffee with a friend. Since Parisian apartments are on the smaller … Continue reading

Opera Garnier | The View from the Stage

I adore Paris for many reasons, as you know, but the place that makes my heart sing is the Palais Garnier, home of the Paris Ballet and Opera. It is incredible – ornate, magnificent, and elegant. You can often see … Continue reading

Holiday Sale Soirée | The Paris Accessories Trifecta (& 20% Off Discount Codes!)

It’s officially time to turn on the Christmas music! Kasia Dietz, Square Modern, and Stella & Dot France hosted the inaugural holiday season event last week chez Suzanne. The beautifully decorated home was draped in elegance and style with various items from the … Continue reading

Cupcake Camp Paris IV

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This year’s Cupcake Camp Paris was a huge success! Kudos to Cat Beurnier from Sugar Daze Cupcakes & Bryan Pirolli for hosting the cupcake extravaganza benefiting Make-A-Wish France. Beautiful, themed, experimental – the variety of cupcakes was astonishing. The prizes … Continue reading

The Champagne Social

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The Champagne Social was the Paris blogger event of the year! Co-hosted by the incredible Lisa Czarina of Ella Coquine and NYC blogger Cara Alwill Leyba from The Champagne Diet, the glittery soirée was held at the Habitat Parisien Popincourt loft. The talented Lauren … Continue reading