Pandora Sykes’ guide to Paris

Paris, as Audrey Hepburn once mused, is always a good idea – especially with Valentine's Day around the corner. The city practically invented romance, after all. But who better to give us her personal guide to the French capital's singular shops, stylish brasseries and, yes, chic hotels, too, than our girl-on-the-ground Pandora Sykes…

We ask the questions: Nanette Lepore Q&A

Fashion designer Nanette Lepore is known for her opulent fabrics and flirty, feminine silhouettes. At the tender age of nine, this dedicated fashionista was already outfitting her neighbours…

Bank holiday blues? Don’t forget Paris

The August bank holiday (sorry non-UK readers, you may look away now) creeps up on you sometimes, suddenly popping onto the horizon the week before it strikes, and reminding you that it’s the last bona fide long-weekend opportunity before Christmas. Not got a getaway arranged yet? Oh well, never mind, you’ll never find anywhere with availability now; may as well give up.

Not really. Just joshing with you there.

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