Tag Archives: Marcel Proust

Faites-moi tout ce que vous voudriez

When I was in Paris with my students, I sometimes had a few hours free in the mornings while they were in immersion classes. One morning, I went to an exhibit at the Palais Galliera entitled La Mode Retrouvée dedicated to … Continue reading

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C’est un vase rempli de parfums

Lately, I’ve been telling you about some examples of French luxury goods – cognac, shoes, and pianos. One of the ultimate centers of ultimate luxury is la place Vendôme in the heart of Paris. Home to the Ritz hotel and … Continue reading

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Faire son miel de quelque chose

Many years had elapsed during which nothing of Combray, save what was comprised in the theatre and the drama of my going to bed there, had any existence for me, when one day in winter, on my return home, my … Continue reading

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Découvrir le pot aux roses

Valentine’s Day is here once again. If you’re looking for a bouquet for a special someone, you could go nowhere finer than Lachaume on rue Royale in Paris. They’ve been in business at that same location since 1845. Marcel Proust … Continue reading

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