An American in Paris: Ralph's on the Boulevard Saint Germain

After cruising through the Ralph Lauren store, I couldn't help but think Ralph does French better than the French. The courtyard features my favorite blue and white color scheme and is beyond beautiful.   


A Moderne Bakery

Beautiful storefronts always catch my eye, but I found this one particularly beautiful. I love gilded signage; the glass is painted on the reverse side. The technique is called églomisé and was very popular during the art nouveau period. 


Peninsula Hotel Opens in Paris

For a closer look at this labor-intensive restoration, check out the video link below.