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Best online shop for French & Provence tablecloths

Written by on October 14, 2019 in French Style
Best online shop for French & Provence tablecloths

The south of France is defined by its colour. Azure blue skies, the deep purple of lavender fields, olive orchards, bright yellow sunflowers and lemons. Ruby red poppy fields, the turquoise Mediterranean and wine dark grapes in the vineyards. Everywhere you go, the colours of Provence and southern France are captured in a keepsake – […]

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A Soap story from Marseille | Savon de Marseille

Written by on December 18, 2018 in French Icons, French Style
A Soap story from Marseille | Savon de Marseille

Genuine Marseille soap is made by artisans with the provenance, passion and long-standing tradition in their blood to lay claim to makers of genuine Marseilles soap. A bar that contains 72% olive oil – and once tried, you will always be loyal to its soapy concoction. History of Marseille Soap In 1688 Louis IV passed […]

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Take Cues From French Interior Design Trends For A Stunning French Home

Written by on December 17, 2018 in French Style
Take Cues From French Interior Design Trends For A Stunning French Home

Typing the hashtag #interiordesign into Instagram will yield over 14 million results, with vintage and post-modernism coming in as the top two styles for people all over the world. While not necessarily a part of either category, French style combines a little bit of everything that makes interior design so beautiful and intriguing. Whether you’ve just […]

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French berets from the world’s most specialised beret seller

Written by on August 2, 2017 in French Icons, French Style
French berets from the world’s most specialised beret seller

The beret – there’s nothing quite like it to define French-ness. The beret is an icon, a fashion accessory and a statement – it’s instantly recognisable as a symbol of France all over the world.  You only have to see someone wearing one and you can’t help thinking of France and French flair. Of course […]

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How To Add Vintage French Rustic Style To Your Home

Written by on March 21, 2016 in French Style
How To Add Vintage French Rustic Style To Your Home

Françoise and Philippe Fleuriet have a passion for vintage French interiors that runs deep within the fabric of their home. Their vintage style bed and breakfast is tucked away in the Charente region of France, just a short drive from the town of Cognac where the amber tipple has made this sleepy area famous worldwide. […]

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12 Fascinating Facts about The Eiffel Tower Paris

Written by on January 30, 2016 in French Style, Paris
12 Fascinating Facts about The Eiffel Tower Paris

When the Eiffel Tower was being designed by Monsieur Gustave Eiffel, he can have had no idea how his creation would becoming a global and much loved icon. Feast your eyes on these gorgeous photos of the “Iron Lady” while you read these 12 quite incredible facts about the Eiffel Tower… 1. The Tower was […]

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The last beret maker France

Written by on June 28, 2015 in French Icons, French Style, Midi-Pyrénées
The last beret maker France

The iconic beret of France was born from the land, not from industry. It is part of the heritage and local savoir-faire…. You will probably think this is very cliché, but if I ask you to picture a typical French man, he is very likely to be sitting on his old bicyclette, a baguette under […]

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Get the French look: designer fashion tips

Written by on May 1, 2015 in French Style
Get the French look: designer fashion tips

The French have long been known for being on the cutting edge of the fashion world. Emulating their classic style is achievable even for those on a strict budget. Here are some tips for giving your wardrobe a French makeover. Make your style fit you While French women may use some trends in their wardrobe, […]

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Paris Insider Address Book | Buly 1803

Written by on April 13, 2015 in French Style, Funky, Paris
Paris Insider Address Book | Buly 1803

Buly 1803 is located at the end of rue Bonaparte in a store that you might pass if you weren’t looking for it or if you weren’t keeping your eyes peeled. It is located in an old pharmacy and the owners were smart enough to keep most of the interior intact with dark cabinets and […]

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The Beer Festival and Le Madison Dance in France

Written by on March 20, 2015 in French Style, My French Life
The Beer Festival and Le Madison Dance in France

I recently told you I was off to a beer festival with an Austrian oompah band (if you missed my newsletter about it you can read it here). I’ve never been to a French beer festival before so I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect – by the way they called it a soirée Bavaroise.  […]

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