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What to do in Paris this weekend? (3-5 March) 

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After a week punctuated by work and professional meetings, it is now time to stroll through the streets of Paris. Like every weekend, Paris Select offers a series of cultural, sporting and well-being events. 

See the Patrick Demarchelier tribute exhibition 

Ce Wednesday March 1, A.Gallery offers an exhibition in homage to Patrick Demarchelier. Iconic photographer of the fashion world, the artist who died in March 2022, left behind a series of portraits in black and white icons. Lady Diana, Kate Moss, Madonna, Naomi Campbell, Gisele Bündchen, Scarlett Johansson, Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman, all passed in front of the lens of the photographer. Born in Le Havre in the North-West of France, Patrick Demarchelier started photography at the age of 17 before moving to Paris. In a few years, he became a key figure in the fashion world. His photos were many times the covers of major magazines like Vogue or even Harper Bazaar. 

A.Gallery - 4 rue Léonce Reynaud, 75116 Paris


See the Azzedine Alaïa exhibition 

Monday January 23 to Sunday August 20, 2023, the foundation Azzedine Alaïa pays tribute to the eponymous Franco-Tunisian couturier and his partner Arthur Elgort. 33 shots retracing the history and the most iconic of the brand will be exhibited. The opportunity to come back to those who highlighted the female body throughout their career.

Azzedine Alaïa Foundation – 18 Rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris


Discover the works of Marc Newson at the Gagosian Gallery 

You have until March 18 to discover a exhibition of furniture by Marc Newson. He has been described as one of most influential designers of his generation. His work is featured in the permanent collections of many major museums, including the Museum of Modern Art and Cooper Heath. This time it's at 9 rue de Castiglione, 1st district of Paris that you can discover his creations.

Gagosian Gallery – 4 Rue de Ponthieu, 75008 Paris


Encourage the participants of the Paris Half-Marathon 

Ce Sunday March 5, the most motivated Parisians will travel 21 kilometers while admiring the most beautiful monuments of the capital. For the occasion, the streets of Paris will be closed to let the runners run. The perfect opportunity for motivate attendees


Learn to handle shakers like a real bartender

See you at the Better Drinking Company, in the 11th arrondissement of Paris at 75 rue Saint Maure to learn how to compose your own cocktails. We teach you to dose well your alcohols and even the movements for shake well your mixes. Then leave with your vial and name your cocktail by the name of your choice. 

The Best Drinking Company – 75 Rue Saint-Maur, 75011 Paris (Illegal to those under 18).

I want to learn how to make cocktails!


Get pampered at Maison Chill and Boudoir du Regard

Nothing better than the weekend to take care of yourself. We give you an appointment at Gaze Boudoir to enhance her face. Here, an eyebrow professional pampers you and offers you several services for a softened face. The same for the House Chill. Located in the Galeries Lafayette, this place is ideal for to be pampered. Massage, body and face care, find all the information just here

Wellness Gallery - Galeries Lafayette – 40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris


Book your tickets for a caliente evening

Du March 20 to 26, will take place for the very first time in France the show Pasion de Buena Vista at the Casino de Paris. Ready to travel? The rhythmic and delicate dances and the melodies of the Cuban repertoire will take you to the heart of havana nights. But to participate, hurry to get your tickets.

Casino de Paris – 16 Rue de Clichy, 75009 Paris

Book before it's full!


Go Brunch at the Mob House

Le mob house spear La Grande Bouffe, for an brunch revisited to celebrate the arrival of sunny days. Enjoy going for a Sunday with family or friends by savoring comforting and above all organic dishes. True place to live and share, warm atmosphere, you will not regret the trip.

La Grande Bouffe – Every Sunday from 12 p.m. to 16 p.m. / €35 per adult – €18 per child under 12.

Mob House – 70 rue des Rosiers, 93400 Saint Ouen

Don't forget to book your brunch!



Go see the “Carita welcomes Lanvin” exhibition

If there is one thing not to be missed during the Fashion Week, it is obviously “Carita welcomes Lanvin”. It is within the prestigious beauty house that this unique exhibition takes place. An installation in homage to 70 years of friendship of the two houses Lanvin and Carita. Discover the sublime creations of the famous parisian fashion house dispatched within the beauty institute.

To discover until March 24th.

Maison Carita – 11 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris


Jacquemus Obsessions to discover at Galeries Lafayette

Offering a creative space to the creator Simon Porte Jacquemus, Galeries Lafayette gave him carte blanche to March 1 to April 2 to showcase her fashion inspirations. Galeries Lafayette have adopted the style of Jacquemus when decorating their windows, Porte Mogador entrance and adding three corners dedicated to the creator. The project is composed of 16 windows and 3 dedicated corners. On Instagram, the name of the project is revealed: Jacques Obsessions. It's easy to see why, since we find all the elements that have contributed to the success of the brand, with a sunny aura. Customers are greeted by a Bambino XXL at Lafayette Woman, while an installation in the form of giant washing machine occupies the atrium on the side of the Magasin de l'Homme. Also find a cafe and a tulip shop at the entrance of Galeries Lafayette Homme.

Galeries Lafayette Haussmann – 40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris


Go see the incredible giant Yayoi Kusama

This time it's in front of the Samaritan, rue du Pont Neuf, that you can see the incredible giant status of the famous Yayoi Kusama. The Japanese artist has covered the facade of the building with colorful polka dots as part of a monumental installation. After having worked on the emblematic LV store on the Champs-Élysées, it is the headquarters Louis Vuitton, which is covered with multicolored polka dots. This work free and remarkable celebrates the new dotted collaboration of Louis Vuitton with the famous designer. After admiring this work, come and eat some delicious Louis Vuitton pastries.

Patisserie Louis Vuitton – 26 Quai de la Mégisserie, 75001 Paris

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