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OUR NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD | Le marais

By September 3, 2015 BEHIND THE SCENES
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The secret is out…

We’ve opened our first store in Paris!

We could not be happier about moving into our new neighbourhood: Le Marais. The area buzzes with boutiques, chic restaurants and food stalls, and where bookshops double up as wine bars (you couldn’t get a better combination in our eyes!). Sandwiched between St-Paul and République, the Marais has been one of the hippest parts of Paris for the last two decades.

Read on to find out what our favourite spots in the Marais are!


 

 Le Mary Celeste

If you’re looking for somewhere to brunch while people watching, Le Mary Celeste is your place!

Located in a former video editing office, the decor takes on a nautical theme with rope wrapped columns and white washed bricks. This place is renowned for their amazing cocktails, spicy kimchi and a 1 euro oyster bar at happy hour.

Tips: Bag a window seat and watch the world go by whilst sipping on Michael’s Garden Fizz (a delicious citrus drink with lime, egg whites and ginger beer) and indulging on Pain Perdu de Brioche Maison (french brioche toast with sautéed mushrooms with lemon zest and parsley). Delicious!

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75003, 1 Rue Commines, 75003 Paris, France

 

Merci

You cannot go to Paris without visiting the concept shopping sensation, Merci. Housed inside a 19th-century fabric factory, it’s three warehouse-like floors are bursting with furniture, homewear, fashion and stationary.

Tip: wind down with a frothy cappuccino in Merci’s fantastically dark and moody Used Book Cafe, where you can take in the thousands of books surrounding you for the whole afternoon.

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 Boulevard Beaumarchais, 75003 Paris, France

 

Le Marché des Enfants Rouges

After visiting Merci, continue north along Rue Charlot and discover the wonderful food stalls at the Marché des Enfants Rouges, Paris’s oldest food market. As well as it’s fresh produce, fish, beef and flowers, you can also sample an international array of prepared foods such as sushi, tagines, pasta and crêpes.

Tip: eat in and bag one of the outdoor tables to experience authentic Parisian market life.

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39 Rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France

 

Ofr. Libairie, galerie

Near the République lies bookshop Ofr. If you’re a fan of hip fashion and contemporary arts magazines, this bookshop-come-boutique is definitely worth spending a relaxed afternoon in. Ofr. also works as an independent publishing house and creates works in collaboration with a range of artists and photographers.

Tip: don’t miss the boutique at the rear of the shop, where you’ll find emerging fashion designers and exhibition spaces.

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20 Rue Dupetit-Thouars, 75003 Paris, France

 

Atelier Brancusi 

Located in a building in front of the Centre Pompidou is the restored studio of the patriarch of modern sculpture, Cosntantin Brancusi. Before he died, he left his studio along with its entire contents to the French State with the condition that it was reconstructed to show his work exactly how it stood on the day of his death. The collection houses over 137 sculptures and more than 1,600 photographic glass plates and is an absolute joy to see.

Tip: the studio is free and there’s no queuing involved!

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Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France


Our store is now open at 38 rue Quincampoix, 75004, Paris France

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By April 17, 2015 Travel
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Our favourite places in Copenhagen

We escaped the London hustle and bustle for a long weekend of fashion, culture and food in Copenhagen.

Soon after arriving in Denmark’s capital, we understood completely why it’s renowned to be home to the happiest people on Earth. The Danish way of life is relaxed, content and wholesome, making it one of the most livable cities ever. After touching down, we stumbled across a fairy tale-esque coffee hut called Kafferiet, the makers of ‘Slow Coffee’. The barista was so friendly that we ended up staying there for over an hour listening to her talk about her favourite places in Copenhagen.

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Service with a smile- Kafferiet, Esplanaden, Copenhagen 1263- www.kafferiet.net


For architecture lovers, Grundtvig’s Kirke in the Bispebjerg district is a structural delight and a must to visit. The lofty interior designed by Peder Vilhelm Jensen-Klint is beautifully serene and peaceful.

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We could have spent all day at The Botanical Gardens, roaming the magnificent Palmhouse and the Cactus rooms. A staircase spirals into the roof of the Palmhouse to a viewing platform that wraps around the whole room , from there you can spot rare, exotic plants.

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Øster Farimagsgade 2B, 1353 København K, Denmark


We caught a train to the Louisiana mid afternoon to see it’s beautiful collections.

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We had a typical Danish dinner in the restaurant over-looking the sea, whilst being serenaded by jazz musicians!

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 Gl Strandvej 13, 3050 Humlebæk, Denmark – www.louisiana.dk


The Round Tower’s sun-filled sloping walkway leads you up to an Observatory. From there you can see the whole of Copenhagen (well worth the long walk!).Rundetårn

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www.rundetaarn.dk

Købmagergade 52A, 1150 København, Denmark


A final pit-stop at Atelier September for amazing coffee and open sandwiches!

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www.atelierseptember.dk

Gothersgade 30, 1123 København K, Denmark

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