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Agence Varenne: the address of all possibilities

2008. It’s the opening year of the estate agency Varenne at this prestigious address (corner of rue Saint-Sulpice and rue Férou) just like the properties that its two co-directors, Valérie Julliard, Caroline Guerrier and their team offer.

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Granado: the tradition of Brazilian beauty

On Copacabana beach, the symbol of the Brazilian art of living, beauty is exposed on every inch of beach towel. One of the beauty secrets of the Cariocas nestles in the centre of Rio, inside the famous Granado pharmacy, founded in 1870 by the Portuguese José Antonio...

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California Dream

California Bliss. It’s new and so much more than a Frozen Yogurt store, it’s a true concept. Decorated with surfboards, fancy sweets, shades of blue and wooden signs (weathered by the sea…), the place is an ode to travel in the Golden State. A familiar scene for...

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Coiffirst: this summer, the trend is going natural!

Let it be said! The lengths go wavy and demand is high for the famous Coiffirst “vernissage” … The subtle technique to brighten the hair using a brush for a “material” effect, to highlight some areas as if the sun had bleached some strands… A technique that’s...

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FOREO presents UFO a revolutionary smart mask

Building on its success in Asia and the United States, the Swedish brand FOREO opened their store at boulevard Saint-Germain in September 2016. Since then, season after season. their customers are experiencing the latest in instrumental cosmetics. FOREO have rapidly...

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Esprit Saint-Germain hotel: home sweet home

All enthusiasts of the wonderful “Rive Gauche spirit” will feel at home here! Because from this 5-star hotel, conceived as a private house in the very heart of Parisian arts and literature, you’ll have immediate access to all the legendary places of Saint-Germain: the...

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Taokan: Chinese gastronomy at Rive Gauche

In just a few years, Taokan has become the hotspot of contemporary Chinese cuisine. Having spent seven years in the luxury industry in Hong Kong, the founder, Christophe Daine, has kept paying close attention to beauty, excellence and detail. In a chic and sober decor...

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Les Pépites: a rare find!

Les Pépites, a new concept store, opens its treasure trove in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. A brand-new store, brimming full of a multitude of accessories, and that sweeps you off to faraway places, it’s… Les Pépites! Among other treasures, you will discover...

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Wax Flower: urban jungle

With the summer season comes a strong desire for greenery and for those lucky enough to have a balcony or a terrace, now is the time for gardening.

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Maison Douze: under the signs of perfumes

Samer Zakharia, founder of the high-end cosmetics brand Maison Flamel, notably available at Le Bon Marché, is now launching Maison Douze, a collection of 12 fragrances inspired by astrology. With a lifelong fascination for the signs of the Zodiac and a love for...

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All roads lead to “Rum”

A Germanopratine institution since 1932, La Rhumerie is the meeting place for all fans of the West Indies. Gather for lunch and dinner in this “House of the West Indies” with its ­Creole-flavoured homemade dishes. Whatever the occasion, a feast for the taste buds is...

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