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La Maison Sisley: a well-being break in the heart of Paris

For more than 40 years, Sisley has been illuminating women's faces with exceptional products... Having become an absolute must-have in Parisian bathrooms, the brand specializing in phyto-cosmetology opened a house a few years ago dedicated to beauty and pleasure, in the heart of the Golden Triangle. Focus on this inspiring haven of peace which reveals the whole philosophy of the family brand… – A French family house Sisley is above all a beautiful family history. A shared love of beauty and a perpetual quest for excellence… In 1976, Hubert d'Ornano and his wife Isabelle founded the brand with one idea in mind: to use the best of plants and essential oils to create cosmetics. An innovative concept for the time and imitated many times since, without ever being equalled. Today, the torch has been proudly taken up by the couple's children. Exceptional skincare, make-up, perfumes and hair products… This French know-how is reflected in the quality of their products. A winning combination since the …

7 chic hotels for a golf break

Golf is the outdoor activity par excellence and can be practiced in almost all seasons. Perfect for leaving Paris for a few days and clearing your mind. But not just anywhere… Here are 7 dream hotels where to put down your suitcases and combine sport and well-being. – The Domaine de la Bretesche Located in Missillac, just 35 minutes from La Baule and the Gulf of Morbihan, the Domaine de la Bretesche sits enthroned in the heart of a 200 hectare park of exceptional beauty. This superb fortified estate has 25 rooms, 6 junior suites and 9 character villas on one of the most beautiful golf courses in France. Decorated with taste, they are magnified by fabrics branded Rubelli, Kenzo, Manuel Canevas or Pierre Frey and benefit from a breathtaking view sometimes on the XNUMXth century castle, sometimes on the discreet Cour Carrée, its centenary lime tree and its garden. summer. For golf lovers, the Domaine de la Bretesche is the ideal destination since it is the only Relais & Châteaux hotel located on a …

Where to drink a cocktail for a first date?

We know that the first date is very important. You have to cultivate the mystery while revealing your personality. The choice of place will set the scene for your first date, so it is important to choose it well… We opt for these 10 elegant, sensual or even original addresses to get to know our future half… The Very Particular at the Mansion Why let's go ? The place is cozy and chic. The soft red velvet armchairs and the glass roof offer a romantic setting. The atmosphere is cozy and you feel timeless. We can already see ourselves whispering things in the ear of our conquest.Le Très Particulier at the Hôtel Particulier, 23 avenue Junot, 75018 - Le Bar Martaau Fouquet's Paris Why are we going there? Hidden bar at the Fouquet's hotel, the Marta, is the ultimate spot to meet up and have a drink. Known only to the initiated, you can choose either to sit on your cozy bucolic rooftop, or in the sofas in…

Taokan, an ode to contemporary Chinese gastronomy

With its elegant decor and its inventive menu, Taokan is definitely on the list of Asian restaurants that have it all. Chinese food lovers will be delighted! Good news for fans of Chinese cuisine, Taokan no longer has one but two addresses in the capital. Yes, on the strength of the success of his Germanopratin table, Christophe Daine decided to open another, near Saint Honoré. We find there the DNA of the parent company: a contemporary Chinese gastronomy of high quality, to be tasted in a refined, chic setting. On the menu, Chinese specialties from different regions: crispy spring rolls, dim sum, green apple lobster, seaweed salads… If the fish (salmon, sea bream, sea bass, sole) and seafood are cooked à la carte. steamed or pan-fried, the meats - duck, beef or chicken - are seared on teppan for quick cooking, which retains their succulent taste. The chef's specialty? The tasty loc lac beef, in the form of small cubes coated with Taokan sauce. So many delicacies that take us on a journey ...

The most romantic places in Paris

Paris, capital of love? The City of Light is renowned for its romanticism with its pretty bridges, its mythical love stories and its lovers smooching on public benches. But what are the perfect places to declare your love? Paris Select and Nicolas Garreau, specialist in breathtaking marriage proposals at ApoteoSurprise, reveal 10 places to stroll as a couple in Paris. La Roseraie des Jardins de Bagatelle We like: the smells emanating from the flowerbeds and the explosions of colors in the summer. The northern island of Lac Inférieur in the Bois de Boulogne We like: Renting a boat and feeling disconnected from the world a few minutes from Paris. The Yitzhak Rabin Garden in Bercy We like: This set of gardens which makes us discover an orange grove, vines, lakes... The Medici Fountain in the Luxembourg Gardens We like: the green decor and the statue of the mythical Greek couple ( Galatea, marine goddess and Acis) entwined. A beautiful ode to love. The …

Where to find the perfect summer hat?

The ideal accessory to dress up an outfit, the hat represents the extra touch that completes a look. In summer, our choice is easily Panama hats, while in winter, felt hats are our preference, but there are many models for every occasion... Here are our must-haves, found at the pretty Parisian brand Courtois. For a wedding If there is one occasion where you can afford to pull out all the stops, it's for a wedding. For a deliciously retro touch of fantasy, opt for the Coco model. Its bell shape is reminiscent of the 20s and the rooster feathers that adorn it bring additional refinement. Made of felt, it is more suitable for a winter event. Coco, 470 euros. At a vernissage Between the beret and the cap, the Ernestine model is resolutely arty. We wear it slightly on the side and we assume this creation that is out of the ordinary. With, we dare a frank look with high waisted pants, daring colors or even a long trench coat. Our inspiration? Jane Birkin! Ernestina...

Enghien-les-Bains: a chic trip 20 minutes from Paris

For a getaway just 20 minutes from Paris: head to Enghien-les-Bains! The Barrière casino, its chic hotels, its spa, its lake and the charms of its city will make you spend a magical moment, far from the hustle and bustle of Paris... Known internationally for its casino, Enghien-les-Bains represents an oasis of peace. Its position is strategic: just 14 kilometers from Paris. With its lake and Art Deco architecture, it's hard not to succumb to the charm of this pretty spa town! For a short stay, opt for the Grand Hotel and the Hotel du Lac. These two establishments of the Barrière group, a stone's throw from the casino, have major advantages. At the Grand Hotel, we find authenticity and elegance with its charming garden and its footbridge which leads to the spa. The Hôtel du Lac has a breathtaking view of the latter! – The Diane Barrière spa To relax and disconnect from reality, you can relax in the very luxurious Diane Barrière spa. Designed like Roman terms, this huge space dedicated to well-being (3500 …