Monthly Archive for July, 2009

A Cool Moulin Rouge Themed Wedding

“Paris Moulin Rouge” is still a red-hot wedding theme for stylish couples around the globe. Check out Rachel and Matt’s awesome “Moulin Rouge” inspired celebration featured earlier this year at Offbeat Bride. moulin-rouge-wedding

Chic Parisian Party: Laduree Macaron Cocktail

The swanky Bar Ladurée opened last year on the Avenue des Champs Elysees and became an instant hit with les filles de Paris. How could you blame them? As if the famous address and cool, futuristic décor wasn’t enough- where else can you not only order a plate of macarons at the bar, but also get it with a macaron cocktail on the side?

Bar Ladurée, 75, Avenue des Champs-Elysées, Paris

Bar Ladurée, 75, Avenue des Champs-Elysées, Paris

I think that a Macaron Cocktail would be a surprising (and unique!) touch of Parisian flair at your next Paris- or French-themed shower or Girl’s Night Out. Here’s how to make them chez toi, from Jérome Bréard, head barman at Bar Ladurée in Paris:

Save the Date: Paris Wedding Salon Season

If you have a wedding in the works, and are planning on visiting Paris this fall, you must be sure to catch the Salon de Mariage at the Carrousel du Louvre from the 16th - 18th of October.  This is one of the better wedding shows of the season, and features a broad selection of some of the top  vendors specializing in lovely French wedding goodness. Even though it’s only the middle of summer, it’s not too early to pencil this one into your agendas. Here’s a peek at last years’ show, just to whet your whistle: