Louvre, Etienne Marcel, les Halles
Good things come in small packages, and good ideas can occur in nanoseconds. Enter Nano by Ora-ïto. It was born out of a « projet de copains, » by a trio of buddies who go way back, from the days of their early 20-something party days to their current entrepreneurial endeavors that have cultivated in a restaurant that brings the art and culinary worlds together in style.
Frenchie has been playing hard to get with me for a quite some time now. I have become that desperate girl who leaves 17 missed calls a day, trying to secure a table. I may have even drunk dialled the restaurant once. And from my 200 odd calls over the past 12 months, I managed to secure one speedy, albeit incredibly delicious, très anglais 7pm dinner for two.
The Paris Liquor Store is the new address for trendy tipplers and curious boozers who want to try limited series alcohols and play it like P. Diddy in his latest video when they offer girls a drink at their place after pimpin’ at a party.
MM6 is the sister label to cult superbrand Maison Martin Margiela. The range consists of easily mixable separates, shoes and accessories comprising of wearable day-to-day basics. Pieces can be worn a variety of different ways, encouraging the wearer to express her own style and individuality whilst staying true to the distinctive style of the mainline collection.
Burgers as the ultimate food trend? Sorry for le Camion qui Fume and Blend but common burgers are now so 2k12… Seafood is the real shit now. After the recent opening of le Mary Celeste -the fist Parisian oyster bar-, le Lobster Bar, a new soon to be classic restaurant just opened in the Louvre area.
La Maison Chloé took advantage of « Couture » Paris Fashion Week to launch a brand-new second store.
Clare Waight Keller, the fashion house’s creative director, and Joseph Dirand, a super successful young Frenchdesigner, were chosen to create Chloé’s new flagship store at 253, rue Saint Honoré, with the goal of designing a space that reflects the « Chloé Woman. »
Sometimes we tend to forget that the nose can also be used for smelling (when it’s not for blowing). That’s why a team of passionate scent-lovers and professionals from the perfumery sector have opened Nose, a concept store and an online boutique dedicated to creators’ brands and based on a idealistic vision: finding the perfect fragrance.