Monthly Archives: December 2013


The holidays are right around the corner and you’re gearing up to spend it with loved ones.  What better way to spoil them then finding them some awesome wintertime gifts from Paris.  Here are our top picks for this season: For the Stylish Overacheiver: It’s no secret we’ve been a fan of Kasia Dietz’s handbags for awhile, but have we mentioned how much we love her new Istanbul and Bali print bags?! They’re great for toting around your laptop and work related gadgets, plus the exotic print will make you feel like......

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My second attempt at a blog post for Savoir Faire is in a field in which I feel a fair amount more comfortable! This week I’ve ditched the apron for a winter coat and will tell you a thing or two about what you could see being worn by men in Paris this winter. The first thing to note is that menswear in Paris is always high quality and independent. This is not only because Parisian men naturally have more pride in their looks (some would argue it is European fashion capital),......

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Asian flavors have made their way into some of Paris’ top tables over the past few years with places like La Table d’Aki and Abri, to name a few, but it has always been putting Asian flavors into French cuisine, until Blueberry. Since their opening in April 2013, Blueberry has been making maki roll after maki roll and pairing them with some serious cocktails. Blueberry is not your average sushi joint, however....

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Ever wondered where the beer gems of Paris were to be found? Fear not, we’ve compiled our list of eclectic and varied bars that offer pub-like ambiances or upscale mixology backdrops.  Whether you’re looking for what’s on tap, or who has cool bottled beer we’ve got them here: The Bottle Shop: This cool Anglo- Saxon hangout is just a stone’s throw away from Bastille and carries five beers on tap and a dozen handpicked bottled beers. In this small, intimate bar you’ll have your choice of Edelweiss, Kilkenny or between a bottle...

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Now is one of the best times to buy property in Paris. Rates are low, prices are the best that they have been in years and it is no secret that owning property in The City of Lights is never a bad thing! After our tips on making the move to Paris and our guide on renting property in Paris, we decided to talk to some property experts over at 56Paris as well as fellow expat and recent Parisian homeowner, Kasia Dietz of Love in the City of Lights to get you all the tips......

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