Illustrator David Cessac brings us into the perfume shop of Frédéric Malle, where scents are named like books with evocative titles in A Few ParisiansMore
August is probably the most delightful time of the year: the one during which the Parisians are almost all gone on vacation.More
When it’s so hot in the city, it’s a fact, Parisians don’t have the strength to complain any longer.More
Le Pont des Arts in Paris is famous for the “love locks” promising eternal love… But what happens when the relationship is over?More
In the heart of Paris, there are Les Halles … Or at least what remains of them. Because right now it is just an open building site exposing itself to the gaze of passersby.
But basically, it is questionable whether les Halles have ever been anything else than a framework. There is always this vague impression …More
Wearing sunglasses can be a militant act. Seriously. Especially when spring is slow to set in and Paris is too cold and grey in May.
As soon as the first rays of sun come out, Parisians proudly wear their shades, as a challenge to God and to the weatherman. France is a country of rebels- never …More
A Few Parisians: spring has sprung, which means Parisians will fight to the death for a lawn chair in the Jardin des Tuileries.More
Easter has just been celebrated with its usual flood of colorful eggs. But the best eggs are not hidden in gardens … but in Parisian bistros like Le Père Claude at La Motte Picquet.More
What is a Parisian man like, and where can we find him? Perhaps in Beaubourg, near the Centre Pompidou, in the studios of fashion designer Barnabé Hardy…More
The “Colonnes de Buren” (“Buren’s Columns”) at the Palais Royal seem to invite kids to transform themselves into human graffiti.More
At Parisian markets, such as Le Marché de Passy, you can sometimes cross the path of grannies who look a bit like the Thinker by Rodin.More
In Monceau, sometimes you have to look up and pay attention to the windows, which give their true character to these constructions made of pierre de taille.More