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Category Archive: Shopping in Paris

A wee chat with Megan Morton

This is the book that I’ve been excited about for months. And it’s here – at last – and just in time for Christmas. Megan Morton in one of Australia’s leading stylists, but really she’s much more than that – she’s actually pretty amazing. She recently opened The School, offering a super-fresh take on craft […]

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A wee trip to Paris, part 2

Chocolat Debauve & GallaisSulpice Debauve was a pharmacist-turned-chocolate maker for France’s royal family, and he developed a range of chocolate coins for Marie Antoinette – which you can still buy today (Pistoles de Marie Antoinette). This beautiful old shop has been selling chocolates for 200 years, and features marble columns and wood-panelled walls.Chocolat Debauve & […]

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A wee trip to Paris, part 1

I spent a glorious weekend in Paris towards the end of last year. In the past I've tended to gravitate towards Le Marais, but this time around I explored more of Saint Germain and the Left Bank. It was by no means a comprehensive tour (I preferred lingering in cafes and strolling down sun-dappled boulevards) […]

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Wee finds: Boulangerie shopper

I was in Paris for the day last week (in fact, you can read all about my thrifty, budget adventures over at Oolamoola.co.uk) and spotted this gorgeous tote bag in the window of Tumbleweed, a children's toy shop in the Marais. The shop wasn't open when I visited, but I'm pretty sure the price tag […]

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French label Bon-Ton loves Liberty for Little Girls…

BonTon Liberty print top, US$55, from Estella NYC. BonTon Liberty print top, US$55, from Estella NYC. BonTon Liberty print top, US$55, from Estella NYC. Read about my visit to BonTon in Paris.BonTon is also stocked at Petit Aime in Notting Hill… Petit Aime34 Ledbury RoadLondon W11 2ABTel. 020 7221 3123Click here for a Wee Birdy […]

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Shopping online: Atelier WM candles at Colette

I'm currently crushing on these surreal hand candles from young Parisian collective Atelier WM, which are based on prints of real hands and are available in three different signs: West Coast, Hard Rock and Star Trek. They're now available instore and online at French store Colette. (My vote? Vulcan, all the way.)

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