THIS WEEKEND IN PARIS
The City of Light is most captivating during Paris Fashion Week. If you’re heading there this weekend, here are some of our recommendations.
Be sure to stop by the new Alexis Mabille boutique. With its parquet floors, marble staircase and series of mirrors, the store is the perfect setting for the brand’s iconic Parisian womenswear. Tel. 33.1.4222.1529, alexismabille.com
This one’s a must for all fashion lovers. “Arrrgh! Monstres de Mode” at La Gaîté Lyrique showcases work by 58 fashion designers who use monsters or beastly expressions in their clothes. Looks by the likes of Walter Van Beirendonck, Takashi Nishimaya, Gareth Pugh and Maison Martin Margiela are on display. Runs until April 7. gaite-lyrique.net
L’Instant d’Or, which received a Michelin star in February, is Paris’ most celebrated new restaurant. Chef Frédéric Duca offers a seasonal menu that always includes fresh fish and seafood, like homard bleu, turbot, line-caught sea bass and sea urchins. Tel. 33.1.4723.4678, linstantdor.com