Musée Bourdelle Exhibits Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir

The Montparnasse museum curates fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga’s work using black until July 16, 2017 In partnership with Palais Galliera, Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris, Musée Bourdelle curates the perfect exhibit for true minimalists, fashion history geeks and lovers of “all-black-everything.” Enter Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir, which highlights all the different ways in which Balenciaga draped, sewed, embellished and manipulated fabrics … Continue reading Musée Bourdelle Exhibits Balenciaga, l’oeuvre au noir

How to Shop the French Market (Almost) Like a Parisian

Going to the French market has taken my interest in food to an entirely new level. Don’t get me wrong, the Aquidneck Grower’s Farmer’s Market in Newport still has a very special place in my heart, but the concept of shopping at the French market for an American is an incredible sensory experience. I’m fortunate enough to live steps away from the square where the … Continue reading How to Shop the French Market (Almost) Like a Parisian

A Walking Tour of Neuilly-sur-Seine

Bienvenue à Neuilly-sur-Seine, a Western suburb directly adjacent to Paris, France. Neuilly-sur-Seine is very close to Paris. It’s a 10 minute walk to the Paris city line and a 15 minute metro ride/20 minute walk to the Arc de Triomphe. The easy metro commute from Neuilly-sur-Seine to Paris or La Défense, a major business district west of Paris, makes the area desirable for people who work … Continue reading A Walking Tour of Neuilly-sur-Seine

Boulinier, Parisian Secondhand Bookstore Chain

There’s an exhausting list of things we need for the apartment, but it’s time to have fun and add some small, decorative personal touches. The bookshelf in our apartment looks a little empty, so I found a list of secondhand bookstores written by Insidr Paris and decided to head to Boulinier in Bonne Nouvelle. If you’re looking to shop for English books, this Boulinier location only … Continue reading Boulinier, Parisian Secondhand Bookstore Chain

7 Instagram Accounts to Follow | Paris, France

It’s hard to choose which Instagram accounts are my favorite, because I want to love everything. I went through the “Photos You’ve Liked” in settings and found that I liked artfully arranged cocktails, exotic beaches, oceans, cherry blossoms, Paris, New York City, a lot of my friends’ travel photos and a ton of Newport photos. Through my brief research—scrolling my history for 5 minutes—I was … Continue reading 7 Instagram Accounts to Follow | Paris, France