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The Edit: Our Paris Editor’s Holiday Wishlist 2018

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The Edit: Our Paris Editor’s Holiday Wishlist 2018
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While we’re getting ready for a festive month, in some cities the first snowfall has already been celebrated, and morning coffee is being taken more and more often under the covers, even though I just discovered a pretty café in my neighbourhood.

Here in Paris the days are fading rapidly, but we are enjoying some pretty romantic sunsets while walking longing La Seine.

Avenue Montaigne already sparkles in gold, while the Champs Elysées is in red. Shop Windows are filled with fairy lights and garlands.

Christmas preparations will soon be quite intensive, and while you can find thousands of gifts ideas for your dear ones, here is a wishlist of beautiful things for your own self-care.



The Edit: Our Paris Editor’s Holiday Wishlist 2018
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The Edit: Our Paris Editor’s Holiday Wishlist 2018
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The Edit: Our Paris Editor’s Holiday Wishlist 2018
Biologique Recherche Masque Visolastine +

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Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

IN THE PAST WEEK, we ate a little too much, drank a little too much, and watched a lot of holiday films. I did something that was very strange to my being, a thing very foreign to me, a thing normal people refer to as relaxing. For the first time in a very long time, I did not work for five days straight. It was wonderful, actually.

Holiday Decorating Trend: Sculptural Garlands

WHILE SEARCHING for a festive wreath for our front door, ended up coming across many wonderful florists on Instagram who we’ve begun following. The first sculptural garland we discovered was London-based florist Kitten Grayson’s holiday installation for English fashion designer Pearl Lowe (below) and were absolutely inspired by the swooping swirls of dried plants and flowers mixed with fresh pink roses.

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2020 was such a terrible, bad, no-good year that even complaining about it got old. A pandemic knocked the world to its knees, killing 1.6 million people so far and leaving untold suffering in its wake. Social distancing kept us inside, away from our friends and loved ones. Businesses shut their doors. Economic inequality grew.

Notes from the Weekend & a Few Lovely Links

Not certain why it took me so long to finally catch up on Pride and Prejudice, the 1995 TV series starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. It was just added to Netflix this past July, so perhaps that is the reason. I’ve been watching an episode a day during cardio sessions on the exercise bike and had no idea it was so charming and can now see why the world has been swooning over Colin Firth ever since …

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Arriving at the chess board is like entering an eagerly anticipated party. All my old friends are there: the royal couple, their associates, the reassuringly straight lines of noble infantry. I adjust them, ensuring that they are optimally located in the centre of their starting squares, an anxious fidgeting and tactile caress. I know these pieces, and care about them.

An Ode to Cinema: Our Paris Editor’s Favourite Films

Cinema has always been my escape. Since I was little, I always found ways to watch movies, even though we didn’t have a TV, or later on, when we were not really allowed to watch it. Every Thursday, I went to the Alliance Française to « Soirée Cinema » in my hometown—what a feast for the eyes and the soul.

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Daniela Chelariu, Travel Editor, Paris
Travel Editor, Paris

Dana is a fragile dreamer, they say, arriving in Paris four years ago, for love, and the city has been constantly changing her life since then. Hers is a world of books, (Marguerite Duras, Simone de Beauvoir, Anne Berest), expos, long walks sur les quais de Seine, pink skies, fine wine and peonies.
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