Barber and creator of the shaving caviar and gold foam

Stache cornerStache Corner is a barber, a sort of creative barber who had the idea of inventing a shaving foam for caviar and another for gold. Stache Corner, barber - Art de Vivre à la Française (French Art of Living): the elegant business card that David gives me...

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The wine tasting school for beginners, experts and oenologists

wine tasting"Wine tasting is an activity open to everybody. French do not have the monopol, nor experts or oenologists […] the aim remains common. It allows us to gauge and to understand a wine." The foreword of the Petit Traîté de la Dégustation (Short Treatise of Wine Tasting) drew my attention.

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Gastronomic dinner as if we were in Piazza di Bolzano

Chris Oberhammer at the Atelier des ChefsThe Province of Bolzano or Alto Adige is located in the north of Italy, at the Austrian border. Also called « South Tyrol », it is nevertheless Italian and the event which took place at the Atelier des Chefs in Paris this week, particularly seduced the guests by a warm welcome.

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Autophoto at the Fondation Cartier

Autophoto at the Fondation CartierWhen looking through the windshield of a car, is a rectangular landscape, like taking a snapshot : Autophoto at the Fondation Cartier explores the crossover between car and photography from their origins.

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Day tutu and evening tutu

A tutu by FMKHow to be feminine with lightness and audacity wearing tennis shoes and be glamour in low-heeled shoes: by adopting the tutu.

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Visit Southern Champagne in a chauffered limousine

limousine of Michel FloiratMichel Floirat has had many lives, press agent in a communication agency and in an Embassy, journalist for women’s magazines, great traveller in Australia and Africa.

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The Jardins du Oui are numbered

Jardins du OuiWhere does the name Jardins du Oui (Gardens of the Yes) come from? « The word « Yes » imposed itself to the Gardens, because it creates a positive energy ». The founder, Catherine de Mitry is an instinctive artist, I might perhaps know more in the future.

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The seeds of the currant jam are removed with a skill

currant jam by A La Lorraine, the Maison DutriezUnlike the redcurrant jelly which can be industrially produced, the currant jam is rare: and for good reason, because the seeds are removed with a skill and the recipe, that dates back from 1344, is a secret formula, which is owned today by only one company.

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Princely picnic at Chantilly or equestrian opera

A Cheval chez les PrincesWhile watching the painting of the « Refreshments served during hunts », who has never dreamed of a princely picnic in the forest, with hand-painted crockery, tablecloth in a traditional style and silverware.

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Limited edition of stool and Champagne bucket for chic picnic

The Fabulleuses in ChampagneThe Fa’Bullous Seat is a stool, convertible to an unusual Champagne bucket for chic picnic. Produced in a limited numbered edition, it allows to cool seven bottles of Champagne, together.

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The pomander, perfumed jewel for the neck

necklace pomander by Fanny KThe pomander was worn by the clergy and the nobility since the 12th Century: it is a partitioned ball made of gold or silver, hung by a neck-chain, in which were placed several perfumed amber balls.

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Unusual luxury concierge service, dedicated to African travellers

Paola Miklas, private concierge for African travelersBorn in Douala and living in Paris, Paola Miklas has started an unusual luxury concierge service, to offer African travellers bespoke services, according to their needs and tastes.

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Balenciaga loved the colour black

Balenciage exhibition in ParisThe « Balenciaga, l’œuvre au noir » exhibition includes black Haute Couture pieces created by the Spanish fashion designer, amidst white sculptures, plasters and mouldings from the Musée Bourdelle in Paris.

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The Emperor’s Honey, Champagne confit and rose syrup

Food de CultureQueen Anne d’Autriche introduced chocolate into France, king François 1er's wife gave her name to a kind of plum and Madame de Montespan loved honey candies.

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Poliphilus & Polia, mangas in love by Nicolas Buffe at the Sèvres Manufactory

Nicolas Buffe at the Sevres ManufactoryThe Sèvres Manufactory inaugurates the exhibition Poliphilus & Polia, with numbered unique pieces designed by Nicolas Buffe: they represent the enigmatic inner path of Poliphilio searching for love, as described in the Venetian novel Poliphilo's Strife of Love in a Dream written in the 15th century.

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The school Van Cleef and Arpels in Paris is open to each of us

the school van cleef and arpelsThe school of Jewelry Arts -founded by Van Cleef and Arpels in 2012- designs a taylor-made program, including new complementary courses, lectures and workshops.

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Montfermeil, the princess and the fashion show supported by LVMH

Fashion show montfermeilThe Montfermeil fashion show “Cultures & Creations”, supported by LVMH since 2010, had the theme Philosophy in 2017: clothing creations of fourty different nationalities were presented, accompanied by poems told and music of the world.

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Stanislas Draber, poetic florist in Paris

Stanislas DraberBetween the Odeon square and the Luxembourg Garden in Paris, an unusual flower shop is settled on a little street: Stanislas Draber, flowers, pieces of pottery, literature, terrace and gardens.

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Jane Austen, a unique art of combining savoir-vivre with philosophy

Jane Austen 200Jane Austen wrote novels describing the landed gentry of the 18th Century with a unique way of combining a mastered savoir-vivre with philosophy. She will be celebrated in 2017, for the bicentenary of her death.

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Picasso exhibition at the Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport

Picasso at the Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airportIn partnership with the Picasso museum in Paris, the Espace Musées of the Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport produces an exhibition of works, created after the second world war, when Picasso took up residence on the Côte d'Azur.

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