Month: September 2023

What to do in Paris this weekend (September 22 to 24)

This weekend, Paris is overflowing with captivating activities for all tastes. Whether you are a lover of art, gastronomy, history or relaxation, the capital will seduce you with its timeless charm. Discover the new version of Tea Time by Yu Tanaka at the Bristol Paris In the heart of the Bristol Paris, in the majestic Café Antonia and the French Garden, Indian summer envelops its visitors with unique delights. To let the sunny days fade away gently, Pastry Chef Yu Tanaka reveals his new Tea Time. This outstanding master pastry chef has imagined a selection of beloved classics made to perfection with the finest and most sought-after ingredients. Presented alongside a sublime selection of teas, coffee or champagne, the delicious menu includes: vanilla pecan nuns revealing a perfect marriage. Wonderful cannelés, cakes, and other scones as well as an unforgettable strawberry tartlet. As for Chef Eric Frechon's finger sandwiches, they are enhanced into divine lobster rolls and truffle croque-monsieurs. Yu Tanaka's new version of...

J'Adore by Dior: Floral radiance by Francis Kurkdjian

Amazing news shakes the beauty world. The talented perfumer, Francis Kurkdjian, puts his signature on a Dior creation. It is none other than the reinvention of an emblematic perfume with a golden bottle. J’Adore’s Gold! A unique essence that merges the genius of its creator and thus offers a sensational olfactory work. Francis Kurkdjian, Creative Director of Dior Perfumes since 2021, invites us on an unprecedented olfactory exploration with the house's latest jewel: J'Adore by Dior. A renewal carried out with humility and audacity, guided by the words of Christian Dior: “respect tradition and dare to be insolent”. Francis Kurkdjian: An olfactory revolution at Dior L'Or de J'Adore anchors Francis Kurkdjian's style at Dior. The famous perfumer who composed his first perfume “Le Male” by Jean Paul Gaultier, now wishes to give the original floral signature more pronounced accents. So, he chose to go to the very heart of J'adore's floral bouquet. The essence of its complex formula. Thus, he breathed into it…

Wine fair: Discover at Eataly the selection of the largest Italian wine cellar in France at very reasonable prices

Until October 15, Eataly is putting Italian wine in the spotlight during the 2023 Wine Fair. For this new edition, the temple of transalpine gastronomy has a crazy program in store for you. Wine tasting by the house sommeliers, exceptional evening in the presence of local producers and of course sales of the country's best vintages at preferential prices. This is an event not to be missed under any circumstances! To celebrate the 2023 Wine Fair, Eataly Paris Marais has thought big! Since September 15 and until October 15, Italian wine is revealed in all its forms. We first find it rich and plural through a selection of the house's essentials. More than thirty references from the largest Italian wine cellar in France will be presented at the heart of the Wine Fair. A range of choices that gives pride of place to the incredible diversity of the 20 wine regions and indigenous grape varieties of Italy and its islands. Of the region …

Sephoria: The immersive beauty event arrives in Paris for the first time

It’s an event to be marked with a milestone for beauty fans. Sephoria, the immersive beauty event straight from the United States, is preparing to hold its very first edition in Europe, and more particularly, in Paris! Here is all you need to know. It's official. Sephoria is the beauty destination of the year! It arrives for the first time in Europe on October 6 and 7, 2023 in Paris! If you've never heard of Sephoria, prepare to be dazzled at the beginning of October by this activation, certainly more anticipated than the Olympic Games for some makeup aficionados. The LVMH group brand is preparing to make its Parisian debut with great fanfare. Sephora's exclusive beauty event Born in Los Angeles in 2018, Sephoria aims to be a unique beauty experience. It allows consumers to discover in advance the exclusive brands and new products to be published in Sephora stores and online. Beauty fans, consumers and professionals are invited over 2 days in a previously defined space. Thus, they will immerse themselves in the sparkling world of beauty...

These Parisian palaces that celebrities love during Fashion Week

Fashion Week arrives in Paris from September 25 to October 3, 2023. For around ten days, French designers will present their new collections in front of an audience of celebrities and high-end guests. But where do all these big names from the world of show business and entertainment stay? Paris Select has listed the Parisian palaces that celebrities can no longer live without. Influencers, actors, singers, journalists as well as fashion fans from all over the world will jostle in the streets of the capital in a few days. And the parade marathon will follow! Renowned French designers will present, according to a schedule well defined by the French Federation of Haute Couture and Fashion (FHCM), their new spring/summer 2024 women's collections. Here are 7 Parisian palaces that have captured the hearts of people, and which have a good chance of welcoming a good number of them during Paris Fashion Week! Hôtel de Crillon, Rosewood Hotel Timeless and elegant, the Hôtel de Crillon is the illustrious building which dominates Place de la Concorde. A true icon...

Versailles delivers its secret “Library Treasures”

Dive into the corridors of time. The invitation cannot be refused when it comes to exploring a prestigious place. The cherry on the crown: in a royal city! We had the privilege of exploring the former Foreign Affairs and Navy Hotel. This listed historic monument contains more than 55000 works as precious as they are ancient. They are the property of the Versailles library. From one end to the other of its walls, of dizzying height, stands a jealously guarded fund, by a discreet fence, closed with a double tower. Here, the book does not lend itself. We contemplate it like a relic. The world of publishing has never been a smooth river. Its history is written in the ink of controversy, blood and legal proceedings. The exhibition entitled “Treasures from the Libraries of Versailles” teaches us this. It reveals unpublished pieces of which there is sometimes only one copy in the world! This is the case of the original edition of Don Quixote presented under glass. The event exhibition gives access to the most sulphurous notebooks and books that made a big splash in…

Beauty: Our select treatments to properly prepare your skin for fall

The days are getting shorter, the cold and humidity are setting in... That's it, autumn is gradually replacing summer. A change of season that is particularly trying for our skin... So to help it get through the process smoothly, we rely on the deep treatments from the Center Esthétique Trémoille, in Paris. Going from 30°C to a curtain of rain is hard on your morale... but also on your skin! Because when the sun disappears, goodbye pretty tanned complexion and hello acne rebound, small redness and tightness. Don't panic, these phenomena are a response from your skin, which reacts to temperature variations and seeks to regulate itself. The good news is that you can help! To do this, head to the Center Trémoille, in the heart of Paris. In the program ? Personalized skin diagnosis to determine the care your epidermis needs most. Enough to give it a good boost (and boost!). Dermatological Skin Cleansing Has your skin been showing you all the colors since the end of summer? Don't worry, it's normal. Once you …