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Enjoy the Good Weather: The Best Gardens in Paris

Lifestyle

The good weather is back in Paris, and we all crave a bit of greenery. What could be better than a stroll in a park? The City of Light offers a wide range of parks and gardens to escape for a day. Here are our suggestions!

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Pâques 2024, quoi faire à Paris

Lifestyle

Pâques est une période spéciale à Paris, avec un éventail d'événements festifs qui se dérouleront du 30 mars au 1ᵉʳ avril 2024. Si vous recherchez des activités uniques pour célébrer cette occasion traditionnelle, dans la Ville Lumière, vous aurez l'embarras du choix ! 

Photo ©Anne Spratt - Unsplash

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The 2024 edition of the Wine Fair in Paris

Lifestyle

 

The 2024 edition of Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris, one of the flagship events in the wine and spirits industry, is back at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles from February 12th to 14th. This unmissable event celebrates the excellence and innovation of French and international products.

Photo ©Marcel Gross - Unsplash

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Paris Fashion week, the new edition 2024 !

Lifestyle

New year, new resolutions, new goals... and, of course, a new edition of Paris Fashion Week! The international fashion scene is gearing up for the unmissable event of the year: Paris Men's Fashion Week, from January 16th to 21st, 2024.

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La Trésorerie, a Retro-Chic concept store

Lifestyle

Nestled in the vibrant République district of Paris, just a stone's throw away from Hotel FABRIC and Place de la République, discover a one-of-a-kind concept store – La Trésorerie. This hidden gem seamlessly blends tradition and ecological commitment to provide you with an exceptional shopping experience.

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The Best Galette des Rois (King's Cake) in Paris 2024

Lifestyle

In the heart of the winter season, the King's Cake presents itself as a delicious and indulgent tradition not to be missed. This iconic pastry, associated with Epiphany, goes beyond a mere treat: it embodies sharing, conviviality, and a touch of enchantment.

Photo ©Jacqueline Macou - Pixabay

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Maison Plisson : the high-end grocery store of the Marais

Eating, Lifestyle

Nestled in the vibrant Marais district, on Boulevard Beaumarchais, Maison Plisson stands as a culinary haven that has enchanted gourmands since its opening in 2015. Founded by the daring Delphine Plisson, this general store and its adjoining restaurant captivate not only with their elegance but also with the exceptional quality of their products.

Photo ©Todd Quackenbush - Unsplash 

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Paris Christmas Markets 2023

Lifestyle

You are in Paris during the Christmas period, and you don't have any ideas to buy gifts for your relatives? Don't panic! The City of Light offers numerous Christmas markets where you will find your happiness! 

Photo ©Ross Sneddon - Unsplash

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Bercy Village and its Delightful Christmas !

Lifestyle

As every year, the holiday magic graces Bercy Village, enchanting us with its captivating theme: “Delightful Christmas”. Until January 8, 2024, whether you come with family, solo, or friends, an enchanting experience awaits to celebrate the festive season!

Photo ©Christina Abken

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Art in Nature, Dalí exhibition

Exhibition, Lifestyle

Immerse yourself in an unmissable artistic experience at Parc de la Villette with the luminous stroll "Art in Nature," a surprising celebration of the work of the globally acclaimed surrealist Salvador Dalí.

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Christmas in paper at Printemps 2023

Lifestyle

Printemps Haussmann, the famous Parisian department store, transforms into a magical paper universe to celebrate Christmas 2023. Under the theme "Christmas in Paper, Wishes Come True," this year, the store invites you to dive into a poetic and committed world where paper comes to life to tell the magical story of wishes.

Photo ©Guillaume Didelet - Unsplash

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Christmas 2023 in Paris

Lifestyle

It's official: Christmas has arrived to add an extra touch of magic to the City of Light. As every year, Galeries Lafayette opens the season of Christmas trees and animated displays!

Photo ©Svetlana Gumerova - Unsplash 

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Made in France Expo 11th edition

Exhibition, Lifestyle

The Made in France Expo, an essential event celebrating French craftsmanship, will open its doors from November 9 to 12, 2023, at the Porte de Versailles Exhibition Center for its 11th edition in Paris.

Photo ©Latrach Med Jamil - Unsplash

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Pépite, the new bakery of the 11th district

Eating, Lifestyle

If you're in search of a delightful bakery and pastry shop in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, we have the perfect address for you! Pépite is a true gem! This charming gourmet spot opened its doors less than a year ago and has already become a favorite among locals.

Photo ©Tabitha Turner - Unsplash 

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European Heritage Days 2023 in Paris

Lifestyle

The 40th edition of the European Heritage Days, scheduled for September 16th and 17th, 2023 in Paris, promises to be an unmissable cultural event, highlighting two major themes: "Living Heritage" and “Sports Heritage”.

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Paris Design Week 2023

Exhibition, Lifestyle

The eagerly awaited week for design and interior enthusiasts actually spans for 10 days! From September 7th to 16th, 2023, the city of Paris hosts the unmissable event of Paris Design Week. This event promises to captivate visitors' imaginations with innovative exhibitions, informative conferences, and surprising artistic installations. This edition offers an exclusive opportunity to explore the latest trends in design and immerse oneself in a realm where creativity and inspiration reign.

Photo ©Kam Idris - Unsplash

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The 14th of July in Paris !

Lifestyle

The 14th of July, French National Day, is one of the most anticipated dates of the year. As every year, Paris has prepared itself to offer a spectacular celebration to its residents and the many visitors from all over. The program for this memorable day includes military parades, popular festivities, and, of course, the traditional fireworks that will illuminate the Parisian sky accompanied by the symphony orchestra.

Photo ©Joe DeSousa -  Unsplash

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Be trader for a night at the Wall Street Bar !

Eating, Drinking, Lifestyle

Are you looking for an original place near the FABRIC hotel to have a friendly gathering? Look no further, the Wall Street Bar is the perfect spot! Stock market enthusiasts and fans of unique concepts can enjoy an evening with friends with a "small" twist: drink prices fluctuate in real time, just like in a real stock market!

Photo ©Drew Beamer - Unsplash

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The best Paris gardens for this summer !

Lifestyle

The good weather is back in Paris, and we are all looking forward to a bit of nature. What could be better than a walk in a park? The City of Light offers us a wide choice of parks and gardens to escape for a day, here are our suggestions!

Photo ©Florencia Potter - Unsplash

Hotel Fabric

Our Singer vintage sewing machine

Lifestyle

What we love about the Fabric Hotel is its industrial style and unique interior design, which reflects the history of the former textile factory in which it is housed. At the heart of this style is an iconic piece: the vintage Singer sewing machine, which sits proudly in the hotel's lobby.

Photo ©Denny Müller - Unsplash

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European Museum Nights, 2023 edition

Lifestyle

In less than a week, the must-see event of the year will take place in Paris.: the Nuit des Musées (museums night) 2023! Culture and art enthusiasts will be able to enjoy this special night on May 13, when many Parisian museums and monuments will open their doors for free.

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Give yourself Easter eggs at "À la mère de famille"

Eating, Lifestyle

The sweetest time of the year is fast approaching! Next Sunday, you can celebrate Easter Day with your loved ones. Like every year, Easter is an opportunity to spend time with your family, to organize an egg hunt and especially to enjoy some good chocolate! And if you haven't yet bought sweets for yourself or your loved ones, don't hesitate to go to “À la Mère de Famille”, the oldest chocolate factory in Paris! 

Photo ©Roman Odintsov - Pexels

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Eco-friendly fashion in the 11th arrondissement of Paris!

Lifestyle

In the 11ᵉ arrondissement of Paris, there are many small boutiques run by designers and artisans. If you are passionate about fashion, you will certainly find your happiness among a wide variety of clothing and accessories stores. However, today we would like to highlight the many thrift stores in the neighborhood that offer eco-friendly fashion.

Photo ©Paolo Chiabrando - Unsplash 

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The World Tourism Fair 2023

Lifestyle

Every year, the World Tourism Fair is held in Paris for three days at the Paris Expo Center at Porte de Versailles. It is the most anticipated event for tourism professionals and enthusiasts, offering a unique opportunity to discover the latest market trends, discuss new destinations, share experiences and conclude business deals.

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International Agricultural Show 2023 edition

Exhibition, Lifestyle

The International Agricultural Show will be back in Paris from February 25 to March 5 for its 2023 edition. It is one of the largest and most prestigious agricultural shows in the world, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. This year, Ovalie, a Salers cow, is the muse of the event!

Photo ©Salon de l'Agriculture 

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Paris Fashion Week 2023

Lifestyle

Paris, the City of Light, the city of love, but also the capital of fashion. After the week dedicated to Women's Ready-to-Wear Fashion that took place last September, it's time for the week dedicated to Men's Fashion from January 17 to 22 and to Haute Couture from January 23 to 26! Fashion shows presenting the new trends will animate all Paris, a sparkling moment for all fashion lovers!

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January 6 is the Galette des Rois day !

Eating, Lifestyle

January 6 is the day of the Epiphany, and celebrates the appearance of the Three Wise Men with the newborn Jesus. 
But for the greediest, January 6th is especially the day of the Galette des Rois! The traditional brioche pastry filled with frangipane hides a small bean that crowns the luckiest King or Queen of the day! 

Photo ©blandinejoannic - pixabay

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The Christmas masses in Paris

Lifestyle

Christmas means family, love, gifts and the traditional celebration of midnight mass. If you are in Paris to enjoy the magical atmosphere of the holidays, and you wish to attend the Christmas mass, all you have to do is choose your favorite church or the church closest to your home to celebrate Christmas with your family. 

Photo ©Mateus Campo Felipe - Unsplash

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A good artisanal Panettone to celebrate Christmas !

Eating, Lifestyle

As you know, Paris is a melting pot of cultures. In the City of Light, you can travel all over the world just by strolling through the different neighborhoods. 
And why not take advantage of this richness to taste the Christmas specialties?
 

Photo ©Food Photographer | Jennifer Pallian - Unsplash

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Paris Chistmas Market 2022

Lifestyle

You are in Paris during the Christmas period, and you don't have any ideas to buy gifts for your relatives? Don't panic! The City of Light offers numerous Christmas markets where you will find your happiness! 

Photo ©Humphrey Muleba - Unsplash

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Christmas in Paris !

Lifestyle

As every year in the Christmas period, Paris surprises us with its magnificent decorations. Classic, contemporary, zany… There is something for everyone! 
Christmas trees of all sizes, animated shop windows and illuminations in the streets, will make you breathe the magic of Christmas everywhere in the City of Light! 
We've put together a list of must-see Christmas spots for you so you can plan your visit to Paris! 

Photo ©Paris Photographer - Unsplash

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4 ideas of free museums located near the monuments of Paris!

Lifestyle

Looking for ideas for cultural activities to do while visiting the monuments of Paris? The City of Light offers many possibilities! Today, we have selected for you 4 museums that are free every day, all year long, located next to the most important monuments! 

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Paris dresses in pink for the "Octobre Rose" !

Lifestyle

Like every year, the month of October Paris dresses in pink! 
This period of the year is dedicated to raising awareness about the fight against breast cancer, and for the occasion the City of Light hosts several operations to unite Parisians in this essential fight. 

Photo ©Yann Caradec - flickr 

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The "Fête des Vendanges" of Montmartre

Lifestyle

An unmissable event in October is without any doubt the Fête des Vendanges de Montmartre. Like every year, the program is full of surprises! 
For this 89th edition, the celebration of the  Clos Montmartre wine will be accompanied by parades, concerts, artisanal product tastings and much more! 

Photo ©Tim L. Productions - Unsplash 

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Paris Fashion Week 2022

Lifestyle

Paris, the City of Light, the city of love, but also the capital of fashion. From September 26 to October 4, it's time for Women's Fashion! Fashion shows presenting new trends will animate all Paris, a sparkling moment for all fashion lovers!

Photo ©Duane Mendes - Unsplash 

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European Heritage Days 2022

Exhibition, Lifestyle

As every year, September is the month of the annual appointment of the Heritage Days. On September 17 and 18, 2022, many museums, monuments and more will open their doors for free and organize guided tours and animations specially designed for the occasion. 

Photo ©Ministère de la Culture - Espace Presse

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"Secret of Arcadia 2", the second edition of the escape game at the Tuileries Garden

Lifestyle

A great mystery hides in the Tuileries Gardens. The Louvre Museum challenges you to solve an enigma in the open air with your family or friends. "Secret d'Arcadie" invites you to look carefully at the garden and analyze its smallest details through a variety of games combining observation, reflection, and logic, in a tour lasting approximately one hour and 15 minutes. 

Photo ©Henrique Ferreira - Unsplash

Hotel Fabric

The best Paris gardens for this summer !

Lifestyle

The good weather is back in Paris, and we are all looking forward to a bit of nature. What could be better than a walk in a park? The City of Light offers us a wide choice of parks and gardens to escape for a day, here are our suggestions!

Photo ©Behzad Ghaffarian - Unsplash

Hotel Fabric

The Musée de Cluny reopens its doors !

Exhibition, Lifestyle

On May 12th, the Musée de Cluny, one of the ancient monuments of Paris, opened its doors after seven long years of renovation works. It now offers a new way to discover the treasures of the Middle Ages and also proposes guided tours of the ancient spaces of the Cluny baths complex, which were previously inaccessible.

Photo ©Dafne Oosten - Pixabay

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The Roland Garros is back for its 2022 edition !

Lifestyle

The Roland-Garros French Open, the most awaited tournament of the year, officially begins this Sunday, May 22. Like every summer since 1928, tennis fans will be able to follow and support their favorite players during the 15 days of competition.

Photo ©Armand Khoury - Unsplash

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The Aquarium of Paris

Lifestyle

Located in the heart of Paris, under the Trocadero gardens, the Paris Aquarium is the ancestor of all aquariums in the world, since it was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1867.

Photo ©Valdemaras D. - Pexels

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Easter is fast approaching!

Lifestyle

Easter is fast approaching! The greediest children have been waiting for it with impatience, and will finally be able to taste good chocolate and discover many surprises! 

Photo ©Alizee Marchand - Pexels 

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Bercy Village celebrates the arrival of spring!

Lifestyle

As always, Bercy Village surprises us with its artistic decorations, always in line with the seasons. The 1200 glittering umbrellas of the Christmas period are now replaced by a wonderful sky of colorful butterflies!

Photo ©Suzy Hazelwood 

 

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The Salon du Vintage in Paris

Lifestyle

If you have no idea how to spend this weekend in Paris, we suggest you take a walk in the Marais and head to the Carreau du Temple for the 25th edition of the "Salon du Vintage". 
This year, the show pays tribute to the seventh art through the presentation of iconic fashion and furniture pieces seen in classic movies. 

Photo ©Netti_Nu_Nu - Pixabay

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Paris Fashion Week 2022

Lifestyle

Paris, the City of Light, the city of love, but also the capital of fashion. Until March 8, fashion shows presenting new trends will animate all Paris, a sparkling moment for all fashion lovers!

Photo ©Charisse Kenion

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"Yves Saint Laurent at the Museums" Exhibition

Lifestyle

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the first fashion show of the famous French couturier Yves Saint Laurent, which took place on January 29, 1962, 6 Parisian museums are organizing an exceptional cultural program. 

Photo ©Aleksandra Rupar - Unsplash 

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Fairy Umbrellas at the Bercy Village

Lifestyle

The Christmas magic dresses up Paris and the joy of the holidays invades Parisians and tourists. This year, Bercy Village has commissioned the Portuguese artist Patricia Cunha to create some original Chrismas decorations.

Photo ©Mourad Saadi

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A Tasty Christmas at Le Bon Marché

Lifestyle

Like every year, Le Bon Marché presents original and animated Christmas windows! For this 2021 edition, the protagonist of the decorations is a gingerbread man named Aristide, in homage to Aristide Boucicaut, the founder of Le Bon Marché.

Photo ©Yana Gorbunova - Unsplash

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THE 2021 EDITION OF THE NUIT BLANCHE IN PARIS IS APPROACHING!

Exhibition, Lifestyle

This Saturday, October 2nd will take place the 20th edition of the Sleepless Night in Paris. Art lovers will be able to rediscover the museums of the capital as well as the public space thanks to dedicated artistic routes. The theme of this year is "The Body in Misery", so this edition will be focused on sports and your participation will be requested!

Photo ©Andres Garcia - Unsplash

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THE LIDO CELEBRATE ITS ANNIVERSARY!

Lifestyle

The Lido de Paris has reopened its doors to the public on September 16, 2021, and that's not the only good news! The Parisian cabaret celebrates its 75 years with a special anniversary program.

Photo ©Donations_are_appreciated - Pixabay

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HERITAGE DAYS 2021

Exhibition, Lifestyle

After a long period of closure of cultural places, we are all particularly happy with the annual appointment of the Heritage Days. On September 18 and 19, 2021, many museums, monuments and more will open their doors for free and organize guided tours and animations specially designed for the occasion

Hotel Fabric

PARIS DESIGN WEEK 2021

Exhibition, Lifestyle

The 2021 edition of Paris Design Week will take place in the capital and is set to be a time of renewal. The theme is Desirable Development, a reflection led by design professionals on the daily practices of society in terms of consumption, work and even leisure. 

Photo ©Jules Pansu x Elise Fouin Design Studio

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"SECRET OF ARCADIA", THE MYSTERY OF THE TUILERIES GARDEN

Exhibition, Lifestyle

A great mystery hides in the Tuileries Gardens. The Louvre Museum challenges you to solve an enigma in the open air with your family or friends. "Secret d'Arcadie" invites you to look carefully at the garden and analyze its smallest details through a variety of games combining observation, reflection, and logic, in a tour lasting approximately one hour and 15 minutes. 

Photo ©Gaimard - Pixabay

Hotel Fabric

DISCOVER THE PARIS GARDENS !

Lifestyle

The nice weather is back in Paris and we all want to get some nature. What could be better than a walk in a park? The City of Light offers us a large choice of parks and gardens to escape for a day, here are our suggestions!

Photo ©Morishikiq - Unsplash

Hotel Fabric

La Papoterie - The new café of the 11th district

Lifestyle

Since one year, a new original café has opened its doors in the 11th district of Paris, a few steps away from the Fabric hotel. It is "La Papoterie", a ceramic café, the ideal place to relax while expressing your creativity.

Photo ©La Papoterie

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The Christmas Magic at the Galeries Lafayette

Lifestyle

Like every year the Christmas magic invades Paris. The Galeries Lafayette Haussmann amaze us with their giant Christmas tree, their animations and their shop windows. This year's theme, to compensate the closing of the borders, is the journey beside Céleste, a young explorer! 

Photo ©Mat Reding - Unplash

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The shop of the National Picasso Museum – Paris, for arty gifts

Lifestyle

Imagine a shop that tells of the life of Picasso in his studio. A workshop of yesterday and today, with barely waxed wooden floors, exposed beams, wooden or metal shelves on which are gathered simple, timeless objects, with a touch of the avant-garde, between brushes and family portraits. JR.

Photo ©Sharon McCutcheon - Unsplash

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The Pink Umbrellas of Paris

Exhibition, Lifestyle

Tomorrow Sunday, the 8th of March is Women’s Day. On this special occasion, an article from the City Guide has to be linked with this event and the open-air exhibition at the Village Royale located at 25 de la Rue Royale in Paris which welcomes a sky of Pink umbrellas for this season. 
Photography free of Rights via Flickr by @momentsdecapture

Hotel Fabric

Pop-up beaches in Paris

Lifestyle

Summer has arrived in Paris and several banks of the Seine are transformed into beaches with all the necessary accessories: hammocks, beach chairs, swimming pools and palm trees.

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Moulin Roty, kids' paradise

Lifestyle

47 years later Moulin Roty has become one of the oldest artisanal French brands represented internationally. At Moulin Roty we shop games, toys, clothes and many other adorable things for little babies.
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On the roofs of Paris, strawberries!

Lifestyle

An island of greenery perched on the roof of the BHV Marais department store, the 1420 m2 vertical garden planted last year by the Parisian start-up Sous Les Fraises (Under the Strawberries) yields plenty!
Hotel Fabric

Kokotte, a new concept!

Lifestyle

From the little kitchen just next to the hair salon and opened on the street, the Kokotte team proposes a seasonal menu based in eggs. From salads, buns, wraps, pancakes or just soft-boiled eggs.

Hotel Fabric

In Paris, all roads lead to Christmas

Lifestyle

During the end of the year celebrations, Paris becomes an enchanting wonderland of festive illuminations, and the magic is also very much apparent in the display windows of the city’s department stores.
Hotel Fabric

At Empreintes; unique and handmade gifts

Lifestyle

At Empreintes artistic expression and wonderful gift ideas can both be found. From tableware to jewellery, and ornaments and fashion accessories to furniture items, all the creations on offer are either unique pieces or limited series, and all are handmade in the ateliers of French craftspeople.
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At Maison Plisson; gifts bursting with flavour

Eating, Lifestyle

For Christmas, the Maison Plisson is changing nothing of what has been its successful recipe for three years now. This culinary emporium is a huge fresh food market, grocery, wine cellar, bookstore and more, and the emphasis is most definitely on quality.

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Passage du Grand Cerf, for must-have gifts

Lifestyle

Situated in the trendy Montorgueil district, Le Passage du Grand Cerf is full of character. It’s also the place to find over 25 boutiques and designer shops. Under the glass canopy of this Parisian arcade built around 1825 is a treasure trove of fascinating and often quirky shops located amidst beautiful architectural perspectives in wrought iron. JR.
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Le Monde Sauvage, a décor breath of fresh air

Lifestyle

Pretty, colourful cushions inspired by the ikat dyeing and weaving technique. Linens, rugs and covers, ready to hang curtains, plaids, fine embroidery, fabrics and linen for beds, chairs and sofas, exquisite contemporary design patterns and textures. JR.

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Francis Kurkdjian, a nose for perfume

Lifestyle

Perhaps the world’s most celebrated contemporary perfumer, Francis Kurkdjian has created a real territory of expression in this Marais boutique, where he explores the many facets of the French perfumery tradition, inspired by the wealth of history and culture embodied in the nation’s capital. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Home Sweet Home

Exhibition, Lifestyle

On the occasion of Maison & Objet* and Paris Design Week**, we take a look at various décor and design oriented locations and the newsmakers of the season in the northern Marais. By Julie Rebeyrol.
Hotel Fabric

Marcel by, design by definition

Lifestyle

Bringing together the creations of contemporary artists, designers, craftspeople and artisans using the innovations of today and tomorrow; this is the philosophy of Marcel By. JR.
Hotel Fabric

European Heritage Days

Lifestyle

Visit the historical library and museum called the Bibliotheque Thiers and its important collections dedicated to the history of France in the 19th century while 12 academicians stand ready to answer your questions.
Hotel Fabric

Lights ! Camera ! Auction !

Lifestyle

Régifilm has long been an institution here in Paris. This specialist company has hired out costumes, accessories and decor for the cinema and theatre since 1959. JR.
Hotel Fabric

It's summer, even in Paris

Lifestyle

Beneath the surface of Paris there’s a beach resort just waiting to burst free, it seems. So why not enjoy a seafood platter direct from Normandy but available just a few metres from the Seine at Comptoir des Mers, or sip a coffee at Café Charlot, a bistro where the summer regulars are well worth watching? And while it’s relatively quiet, why not take the opportunity to quietly browse the fashions tucked into two of the most stylish addresses in the Marais, Margaret Howel and AMI ? Then seize the opportunity to be pampered with a manicure and a pedicure at the Vesna Nail Bar. Finally, visit the Le Corbusier exhibition at Beaubourg and take an iced tea at Lily of the Valley. Enjoy, it's summer!
Hotel Fabric

Margaret Howel, God Save the Queen of Fashion

Lifestyle

Her style has been celebrated for decades, and her reinterpretations of classic clothing and traditional materials in fundamentally contemporary pieces make her one of the most recognised English designers. Margaret Howell has just opened a new shop in the Upper Marais, and she's very welcome in the neighbourhood! JR.
Hotel Fabric

Fargo Vinyl Shop, a platinum disc of a store

Lifestyle

A platinum disc should be awarded to the record store Fargo Vinyl Shop for services to record fans and the Parisian music scene above and beyond the call of duty. Just opposite the Hotel Fabric, independent record store Fargo is a picturesque location of wood framed windows and neon lights giving it a distinctly USA vibe. JR.
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Faguo

Lifestyle

More than 500,000 trees have been planted in 90 locations in France and Belgium since the creation of this French brand that is so thoroughly engaged in the modernisation of not only the way we dress, but in the thinking behind it, to create an eco-responsible concept.
Hotel Fabric

Le Labo, bespoke fragrances

Lifestyle

Behind the glass frontage of this small and typically Parisian building in the High Marais, you’ll find a boutique with a retro shop / laboratory vibe, lined with narrow shelves on which sit countless bottles.
Hotel Fabric

A trenday ice-cream

Eating, Lifestyle

Summer is coming and ice creams are being made in the Parisian ice-cream shops. Between creation and knowledge, making ice-creams has become an art.
Hotel Fabric

Sweet Food

Eating, Lifestyle

Easter will soon be upon us, bringing all its long-awaited opportunities to splurge on chocolate. But delicious as that is, it’s not all that’s on offer in Paris during this special time. Just a short stroll from the Hotel Fabric, or close to Oberkampf, there are some exciting locations offering all the creative taste sensations that are a major Parisian hallmark.

Hotel Fabric

Muskhane, clothing and home wares in natural materials

Lifestyle

Looking for the gentle way to decorate the house? Then Muskhane will be a little house of happiness for you. Felted wool, rugs, cushions, baskets, lampshades, drapes, whimsical objects, playful and poetic accessories and storage items; warmth and softness and an array of natural colours. JR.
Hotel Fabric

A.P.C., A PRODUCTION AND CREATION WORKSHOP

Lifestyle

A.P.C. could easily be an acronym for Absolutely Perfect Clothes, because that’s the high regard in which this fashion hot spot is held. However, it actually stands for Atelier de Production et de Creation, where cutting edge minimalist chic fashion has been produced since 1987. J.R.
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LULU BERLU FOR THE WONDERFUL TOYS OF YOUR CHILDHOOD

Lifestyle

A unique emporium! Founded in 1996, Lulu Berlu swiftly became THE place for vintage toys in Paris. Just imagine the much loved toys of your childhood, the ones that your parents gave away when you weren’t looking, coming back into your life. JR.
Hotel Fabric

The 1980s, the Unbearable Lightness at the Centre Pompidou

Lifestyle

Flash back! By mixing well known pieces in with works that are little known or waiting to be rediscovered, this exhibition gives us a fresh perspective on the photographic world of the 1980s. Considered as the pinnacle of postmodernism, that elusive and capricious decade was crucial to the development of photography. Often very ‘pictorial’, this new photography was given an added impetus by technical developments such as the accessibility of good quality colour, the possibilities offered by large format prints, and the immediacy of the Polaroid system. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Parisian Nights in the Bains during the 1980s

Eating, Drinking, Lifestyle

At the end of the 19th century it was the first and most renowned bathhouse in Paris, but to capture the modern spirit of Les Bains, we must go back to the 1980s, when this legend of the capital become a rock concert hall and super-cool temple of Parisian night-clubbing. At the crossroads of fashion, Les Bains roused Paris to wakefulness and quickly become a cultural institution of the city; a point of reference for the world of media, entertainment and arts, and a gathering place where the celebrity elite mingled in dissolute disarray. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Put the romance back in your life

Lifestyle

Here are some exciting new locations for you to check out, along with many opportunities to declare your love in Paris and treat the special person in your life to something out of the ordinary. JR.

Hotel Fabric

Olympia Le Tan, fabulous bags for carrying fabulous books

Lifestyle

The first Parisian boutique of Olympia Le-Tan is already legendary. In a stylishly enthralling boutique consisting of 2 floors at the entrance to the Passage des Deux Pavillons, reaching to the gardens of the Palais Royal, the spirit remains that of an individualistic creator who wanted an all pink boutique that suggests, in the very best way, a doll's House. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Creators and trendy boutiques at the Palais Royal

Lifestyle

Vintage couture in the legendary Didier Ludot, a luxury showcase for the creations of Stella McCartney, the dream jeans to be found at Acne Studio, the charming and lovely wooden toys from Vilac which hearken back to yesteryear, and the exceptional perfumes of Serge Lutens…all this and much more can be found beneath the arcades of the Palais Royal, one of the trendiest and edgiest shopping places in the city, and a historic promenade, too! JR.
Hotel Fabric

The Jardin des Tuileries

Lifestyle

Admire sculptures by Rodin, Giacometti and Jean Dubuffet standing proudly alongside aisles of lime and chestnut trees, discover fountains sparkling amidst the lawns and groves and relax on a chair by the great Bassin to watch as children race their model boats as they have done here for generations. History and time seem to hang suspended from the branches of these majestic trees in the Jardin des Tuileries, a beautiful park named after the tile workshops that once stood there. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Hotel FABRIC N°2 Tripadvisor Travellers'Choice

Exhibition, Lifestyle

Dear Friends, Happy to tell you that hotel Fabric has been rewarded by Tripadvisor travellers'choice as the 2nd best hotel in France. We would like to thank all our guests who kindly voted for us. This great ranking is the best reward for our team! A big thanks to all of you and see you soon at HOTEL FABRIC.

Hotel Fabric

HABITAT 1964, The Vintage Village

Lifestyle

A fiftieth anniversary event. In 1964 British designer Terence Conran launched his first Habitat store in London’s Fulham Road, signalling a new approach to interior design. Fifty years later, Habitat 1964 opens in a courtyard in the unique setting of the St. Ouen flea market. JR.
Hotel Fabric

What's new in 2015? Here’s this year’s places with a real buzz about them.

Lifestyle

It’s a case of happy New Year, happy new places of interest, as we bring you a selection of essential Parisian addresses! None are far from the Hotel Fabric; all are waiting for you to discover them; all have caused a distinct buzz this year and you really should not miss any of them during your stay in Paris. 2 ... 0 ... 1 ... 5 ... go! By Julie Rebeyrol.
Hotel Fabric

La Librairie des Archives, mark this bookshop’s page

Lifestyle

Located deep in the Marais district, close to many fine museums such as the Musée Picasso and the Centre Georges Pompidou, as well as numerous contemporary art galleries, the Librairie des Archives is an appropriately ‘arty’ location that fits perfectly in the neighbourhood. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Nature through the front door!

Lifestyle

With tent, sleeping bag and lanterns, Nature & Découvertes has set up camp in the heart of the Marais. In this new concept store of 500 m2, the largest yet opened by this prominent chain, nature has a prominent place and its delights can be expressed freely. JR.

Hotel Fabric

La Redoute Interiors opens a shop

Lifestyle

Do you dream? La Redoute Interiors do. Come and discover the colours and the materials, try out the comfort level of a couch, size up a coffee table that will be just perfect in your lounge. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Get stung by the décor items at Tse & Tse

Lifestyle

The Tsé & Tsé creative duo recently opened a new shop in the Marais. These two dynamic female designers create imaginative and innovative objects for the home, and their work offers a real treat for the discerning eye. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Dallas, Normandie, a wonderful flea market in the Marais

Lifestyle

This pretty new flea market is distinctly upmarket. The attractive surroundings evoke thoughts of a tastefully decorated apartment forming the backdrop to a collection of vintage furniture and curiosities unearthed by Brune and Sandrine, a knowledgeable and passionate duo willing to leave the hill of Montmartre in the dead of night just to ensure they arrive first at a garage sale in the Normandy countryside. JR.
Hotel Fabric

Sweat November

Lifestyle

It's time to enjoy the new taste of the season and discover the new adress in Le Marais of the master pastry chef Christophe Michalak, good fishing of the new sea bar at the Aligre Market, a new gastronomic tale close to Eiffel Tower, the mounth of photography in town with "Paris Photo" and "Cinematography by David Nissen" at cinema Le Panthéon, but also "Beauté Congo" at Fondation Cartier and "Living for art", the Yves Saint Laurent and Jacques Doucet Collection. By Julie Rebeyrol.
Hotel Fabric

Spring

Lifestyle

Spring is here. It's time to head back out and take a tour of the neighbourhood! By Julie Rebeyrol
Hotel Fabric

Little Vintage, a gift in retro

Lifestyle

For who? For aficionados of vintage; those who cannot resist the bright colours and surprising alternative-modern retro toys that are the province of yesteryear, and who love finding creations that are no longer being made. For fans of nostalgia; a blast from the past. JR.
Hotel Fabric

New legends of the autumn

Lifestyle

Autumn is here and among the highlights we have for you are a highly prominent restaurant that is tucked discreetly away in one of the legendary Parisian arcades, superb exhibitions not to be missed, plus new gourmet and lifestyle shops to discover ... it all makes for the most exciting fall! By Julie Rebeyrol.
Hotel Fabric

HAPPY NEW YEAR NEWS!

Lifestyle

It’s January and high time to discover the places that should feature prominently in your 2014 calendar. Close to the Hotel Fabric or on the other side of town, here in detail are the crucial new Paris locations. By Julie Rebeyrol.