Check it:




The Paris Plan:

1. Create every day.

2. There is Paris outside your window.

3. Listen. (No earbuds!)

4. Exercise.

5. Eat.

6. Don't freak if you gain 5 lbs.

7. Speak French daily.

8. Don't buy into the fantasy.

9. Don't forget the men.

10. Leave the city sometimes.

11. Know your numbers.

12. Read lit about Paris.

13. Wear the right shoes.

14. Embrace the unexpected.

15. Sometimes forget the rules.

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6 Shops to Bookmark Immediately

1. RE: Unique finds, a few tasteful vintage pieces, and general adorableness from a shop based in Corbridge, England. You'll Love: Stripey Fabric Notebooks

2. Cube: Artisan foods + kitchenware + gifts + wine + tabletop items + sweets + I think my head is about to explode from the fabulosity. You'll Love: Virginia Piazza Nesting Bowls

3. Mothology: If you're sometimes as much of a sucker for summering-on-the-French-countryside-y-looking items as I am, this place is for you. You'll Love: Café Wine Glasses

4. Linda Ferrol Studio: Interesting mix of homegoods and cool design. You'll Love: Linen napkins/towels

5. Show Home-decor selections from a chic LA boutique that I am totally visiting next time I'm there. You'll Love: Cyclops Watch

6. twentytwentyone "Furniture, lighting, and accessories by inspirational 20th and 21st century designers." Totally warms my heart (thump, thump!). You'll Love: Imbroglio desk calendar (P.S. For those of you who loved the calendar I showed from Spartan and Bows + Arrows last week, this is it...)

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Reader Comments (2)

I've bookmarked all 6--they're all great. Thanks for the introductions.

July 31, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergreenapril

You're so welcome! Glad you like...

August 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermdashing

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