Le dressing de rêve des parisiens

dressing-de-reveDuring Ready-to-Wear fashion week, Paris Rendez-Vous, city hall's concept store, is hosting an exhibition dedicated to 50 new Parisian fashion houses.

This free exhibition, which is called "Le Dressing de Rêve des Parisiens" ("The wardrobe Parisians dream about"), presents emblematic works by these young creators, in couture clothing, ready-to-wear, jewelry, shoes or accessories. The exhibited designers were selected by Régis Pennel, who founded Exception, the concept store; and by Philippe Zorzetto, the creator of the shoe brand of the same name. To find them, they scoured Paris' trendiest neighbourhoods, like Haut Marais, So-Pi (South Pigalle), and the streets of Saint-Honoré and Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Among the designers you can discover are: Atelier Auguste, Maison F, Commune de Paris, Andrea Crews, and, Eple & Melke. During the exhibition there will be free events for the public: a vide-dressing, introduction to nail art, signing sessions, and sewing workshops with Singer. Every Saturday this famous brand will invite visitors to create their own dream wardrobe by making a bow tie, a Peter Pan collar or even some rompers.





"Le Dressing de Rêve des Parisiens" exhibition, from September 8th to October 31st, 2015.

Open from Monday to Saturday, from 10.00a.m. to 7.00 p.m.


Paris Rendez-Vous
29, rue de Rivoli
75004 Paris
Metro: Hôtel de Ville (lines 1 and 11) or Châtelet (lines 1, 4, 7, 11 and 14).


Crédit photo : :Dressing de rêve des parisiens – Exhibition – Exposition - © Mairie de Paris

Némo: International Biennial of Digital Arts

biennale-nemoFrom the beginning of October 2015 to the end of January 2016, Némo International Biennial is getting Paris interested in digital art forms.

The theme of this year's unique festival is, "Prosopopoeiae: when objects come alive". Visitors can see installations, live theatre and other performances around the theme in various cultural spaces around Paris and the Ile-de-France, such as the Gaîté Lyrique, Trianon, Philharmonie de Paris, or the Espace des Blancs Manteaux. Charlot Gallery in the Haut Marais is hosting Echolyse, by the visual artist Olivier Ratsi, who makes 3D representations of objects that were originally elements of software design. An event that contemporary art lovers will adore.





Némo - International Biennial of Digital Arts, from October 1st, 2015 to January 31st, 2016.

"Echolyse: suite, Olivier Ratsi", open every day except Monday.


Galerie Charlot
47, rue Charlot
75003 Paris
Tél. : +33 (0)1 42 76 02 67
Metro: Filles du Calvaire (line 8).


Crédit photo : Némo Biennial – Digital Arts – © DR

14th Nuit Blanche

nuit-blancheParis marks the beginning of every Fall with its Nuit Blanche.

This year's 14th edition will take place in the north of the capital during the night of 3rd to 4th October. For the second year running, the director of 104, José-Manuel Gonçalvès, is the artistic director. The first route is in the north west of the city, from Parc Monceau in the 8th arrondissement to Petite Ceinture in the 18th. The second is in the north east, leaving from the Gare du Nord in the 10th and running as far as Aubervilliers in Seine-Saint-Denis. There are also installations in the Hôtel de Ville and another route, called "Tangente"; from the Recyclerie to Halle Pajol in the 18th arrondissement. There will be more than 100 artistic projects by more than 30 international artists. The 2015 edition is part of COP21, so its central theme is the environment, characterised by Julius Popp's installation on the bridge of the Rue de l'Aqueduc where hundreds of drops of water, aided by a statistical algorithm, form a waterfall of words evoking our climatic problems.





14th Nuit Blanche, October 3rd, 2015.



Pont de la rue de l’Aqueduc
Au niveau de la rue Philippe de Girard
Rue de l’Aqueduc
75010 Paris
Metro: Louis Blanc (lines 7 and 7bis).


Crédit photo : Nuit Blanche – 2015 Edition - © Nuit Blanche 2015 – DR

Promenade bucolique exhibition, Chaumet

promenade-bucoliqueOn Place Vendôme Maison Chaumet invites Parisians to wander around its ephemeral museum.

For six months the famous jeweler is having a retrospective of one of its main design themes: naturalism. The jeweler is exhibiting a selection of 17 historic pieces dating from the Romantic period to the 1980s, against a background designed by Elizabeth Leriche. The public can also view drawings and photographs which display the jeweler's skills. A capsule collection has been designed especially for this occasion and there are two limited edition pieces (only 5 copies of each one) for sale exclusively in the museum.





"Promenade bucolique" exhibition, from September 14th 2015 to January 30th, 2016.
Open from Monday to Saturday, from 10.30 a.m. to 7.00 p.m., on holidays from 11.00 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Maison Chaumet
12, place Vendôme
75001 Paris
Tél. : +33 (0)1 44 77 26 26
Metro: Tuileries (line 1) or Pyramides (lines 7 and 14).


Crédit photo : Promenade bucolique - Chaumet - © Promenade Bucolique – DR

Best places

The best Corsican restaurants in Paris


Paris pays homage to Corsican gastronomy in various restaurants, such as La Villa Corse, U Mulinu or Le Lamarck. Whether gastronomic, creative or traditional, Corsica's specialties are king!



Crédit photo :Best Corsican restaurants – Paris - U Mulinu © Jean Marc Pieri

Le Lamarck

Le Lamarck is a true Parisian institution, nestled in Montmartre and opened 15 years ago by François Grimaldi.

This Corsican author-composer-singer serves traditional dishes: boar terrine with myrtle, lamb grilled with thyme and rosemary, custard tart with chestnut honey, etc. François Grimaldi also plays Corsican music for his clients every evening! A friendly atmosphere in one of the most artistic quarters of Paris, where you can spend a good evening with your friends.

Open Wednesday to Saturday evening.
Open Tuesday on request
Lunch menus at €28 and €32.

Le Lamarck

8, rue Lamarck
75018 Paris
Tél. : +33 (0)1 53 41 01 60
Metro: Château Rouge (line 4).
www.lelamarck.fr (in French)

U Mulinu

This Corsican cabaret restaurant is a family affair - Jean-Marc Pieri and his cousin Frédéric Keller-Pieri, who is also the chef, and Tao Kerefoff, who invented Calvi on the rocks.

They serve revisited traditional Corsican dishes like risotto with coppa, zucchinis and Corsican sheep's cheese, or crème brûlée with cédrat. The chef works with Corsican producers and is careful to use organic fruit and vegetables. U Mulinu's cellar is transformed into a cabaret of Corsican songs and guitar playing on Thursday and Saturday evenings.

Open Monday to Saturday from noon to 2.30 p.m. and from 7.30 p.m. to 11.00 p.m.
Closed on Sunday.
Lunch menus at €15 and €18.

U Mulinu

28, boulevard de l'Hôpital
75005 Paris
Tél. : +33 (0)1 43 37 78 76
Metro: Saint-Marcel (line 5) or Gare d'Austerlitz (lines 5 and 10).
www.umulinu.fr (in French) 

La Villa Corse

La Villa Corse is Paris' temple to Corsican gastronomy.

It's easy to like the different vibes of the restaurant's cozy atmosphere (lounge, library, or saloon). On the menu are irresistible delicacies likes foie gras with figs and muscat du cap corse, thick cut pork chop with potato and Corsican tomato gratin, and fiadone paisanu with cédrat for dessert. A great place to take the family for a special occasion, or for an elegant dinner for two.
Open Monday to Saturday, from 9.00 a.m. to 11.30 p.m.
Lunch menu €30

La Villa Corse

164, boulevard de Grenelle
75015 Paris
Tél. : +33 (0)1 53 86 70 81
Metro: Cambronne (line 6) or La Motte Picquet-Grenelle (lines 6, 8 and 10).
www.lavillacorse.com (in French) 

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