When you explore the city with the help of the advice from the designer, it is priceless guide whenever you go. This time an Italian jewelry designer Caterina Zangrando, being based in Paris, suggests her list of things worth visiting. After her meeting with André Leon Tally, Vogue’s editor, her designs have increasingly become a global hit. Today her work is featured in all the main fashion magazines, and her creations are often paraded by international jet-setters. Her unique jewelry is colorful, modern, chic, and fun – a must have for our CovetED readers!
As Caterina says: “Life is too short to wear boring jewelry… Start dreaming.” Here are the suggestions of the designer for an unforgettable trip to Paris.
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The must-go-to place for fashion lovers and food lovers alike, with a view of the Tour Eiffel. The owner is the same as the Rasputin’s club.
20 Avenue de New York 75116
tel: +331 47 20 90 47
Find amazing food and great location.
12 Rue de Richelieu, 75001
tel: +33 1 42 61 49 48
9 Rue du Mont Thabor
tel: +33 01 42 60 65 07
A bit far from the center, but truly fun, offers an amazing brunch and is furnished by Philip Stark. Very often the space is used for shooting videos.
109 rue de Bagnolet 75020
tel: +33 1 43 48 48 48
This market is a perfect place to buy luxury fashion labels, and study the trés chic Parisian style.
57 Avenue Montaigne, 75008
tel: +33 1 42 56 58 58
The son of Bottega Veneta, you cannot miss it.
Palais Royal, Galerie de Valois, 75001
tel: +33 1 49 27 97 91
104 Rue Vieille du Temple, 75003
tel: +33 9 53 15 83 34
An especially Bric-à-brac place that is fun to explore in the search for unusual and ethnic pieces.
68 Rue des Saints-Pères, 75007
tel: +33 1 45 48 08 00
LES DOCKS CITE DE LA MODE ET DU DESIGN
A brand new industrial complex turned into a space that hosts art shows, exhibitions, and fashion shows. It is quickly becoming the most hip artistic zone of Paris.
34 Quai d’Austerlitz, 75013
This is Caterina’s favorite contemporary art gallery in the world. It is owned and directed by Larry Gagosian.
4 Rue de Ponthieu, 75008
tel: +33 1 75 00 05 92
Another of Caterina’s favorite art galleries, founded in 1990 and focusing on modern works by mainly French & Asian artists.
76 Rue de Turenne, 75003
For your sweet teeth:
This place is universally famous for its amazing ice-cream.
31 Rue Saint-Louis en l’Île, 75004
tel +33 1 43 54 31 61
LA PATISSERIE DES REVES
Delicious, but watch out, in the first one you can sit at tables, but at the second one this is not possible.
111 rue Longchamp
or 92 rue du Bac
PIERE HERME – the best macaroons in the world.
72 rue Bonaparte or 185 rue Vaugirard and inside the Galerie La Fayette
By far the best club in Paris, with the coolest people in the city.
58 Rue de Bassano, 75008
tel: +33 1 47 20 02 90
A very small club for very hip and alternative people.
28 Rue Saint-Benoît, 75006
tel: +33 1 44 39 71 29
6 Avenue Marceau, 75008
tel: +33 1 47 20 04 01
CHEZ CASTEL – Slightly touristy, but truly nice and fun.
15 Rue Princesse, 75006
tel: +33 1 40 51 52 80
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An absolute must see for everyone: Hotel Amour
Maybe the coolest hotel in Paris at the moment. It is the location for amazing parties like that of Tod and Stella McCartney’s. It is also very nice for a Sunday brunch.
8, Rue Navarin 75009
tel: +33 1 48 78 31 80
To sum up, this insider guide will suit to your Paris agenda! Have a nice trip in France!