Historically some of the most memorable moments in fashion happened in Paris: it’s where Marie Antoinette lived and died for her love of la mode, where Mademoiselle Chanel invented the iconic Little Black Dress, and where designers both new and old continue to innovate the fashion world. Haute Couture was born in Paris and Fashion isn't limited only for those that work in the industry. Parisians have a keen eye for stylish dress.
The French love getting together to eat, drink well and enjoy good times in such a manner. It is part of their culture and tradition. Declared a “world intangible heritage” by UNESCO, in Paris one can always have a remarkable time experiencing a variety of tastes and aromas while discovering many of the local delicacies. With glistening fruit tarts down one cobbled street and artisanal cheeses down another, Paris is a gourmand's mecca.
Paris, known as the 'City of Light', is like a Pandora's Box full of exciting history, culture, art, museums, music, monuments, architecture, and many more. It should be no surprise that there are a never-ending amount of galleries and endlessly changing art exhibits throughout this amazing artists' haven. The city has inspired some of the greatest artists in the past centuries. Even today, artists from around the world still flock to Paris for creative inspiration.
“She wanted to live, and live fully, and to give life, she who loved life! What was the good of existing, if you couldn't give yourself?” ― Émile Zola           Joie de vivre (joy of living) is to experience enjoyment of life and have the ability to live life to its fullest. The French have mastered the Art of Living, with their quality of life that is equal to, and arguably better than, that of any other country in the world. Pleasure is not an option but a way of life!