Paris is once again a party: the capital recovers architecture, art, fashion and luxury

1. Hotel de La Marine. Splendor restored.

Recently restored in front of the Place de la Concorde, it has become the new Parisian place to be. A journey through time that reveals the splendor of the sumptuous halls of the former repository of the kings and the headquarters of the navy to the new Café Lapérouse, inspired by the famous French navigator. Decorated by Cordelia Castellane, artistic director of Dior Maison, it evokes a Parisian living room. In addition, it houses the Al Thani Collection, with pieces of more than 5,000 years.

2. La Bourse de Commerce-Pinault Collection. Contemporary vision.

Under the dome of the old Stock Exchange remodeled by Tadao Ando, ​​the art collection of François Pinault is displayed. More than 100.00 works that will be exhibited throughout the year signed by the most sought-after artists, transgressors and innovators of our time. Cindy Sherman, David Hammons, Jeff Koons, Teddy B. Lavier, among others, flood the rooms with expert guides who briefly explain the exhibits. It houses the La Halle Aux Grains restaurant, decorated by the Bouroullec brothers and its program includes concerts, conferences, shows and films.

3. Galliera Palace. Cutting and construction.

Until June 22, this renovated palace, headquarters of the Paris Fashion Museum offers a ambitious historical look at the art that dresses us. Dominating the Chaillot hill a step away from the Eiffel Tower, the Gabrielle Chanel galleries have been expanded. Includes treasures from his collection of 200,000 pieces. More than 350 dresses, accessories and haute couture creations never shown from the 18th century to the present.

4. Mimosa. Echoes of the Riviera.

Open in October at 2 Rue Royale it is a culinary ode to the Côte d’Azur. Invite an eternal summer both with the peculiar decoration of Dorothée Delaye and with the gastronomy signed by chef Jean François Piège with fish, shellfish and its suggestive eggs.

5. Ischia. Stop in Naples.

Warm tones and earthy textures lend a Mediterranean atmosphere to Chef Cyril Lignac’s new restaurant in the 15th arrondissement, decorated by the architectural duo Studio KO . The menu pays tribute to Neapolitan gastronomy, and it is enjoyed in the dining room, at the bar or on the terrace amidst Mediterranean vegetation.

6. Yakuza. From Japan to Brazil.

Its sushi is one of the most desired in Paris and its Japanese-Brazilian fusion, one of the most celebrated. After dinner enjoy prepared cocktails and juices for his expert mixologist, as well as for the DJ sessions.

7. Palais Saint James. Between the garden and paradise.

This particular hotel, as the French refer to mansions or palaces, is an oasis in the heart of Paris. Surrounded by lush gardens, it concentrates the quintessential Parisian essence. Intimate and magical is a mosaic of styles masterfully combined by the alchemy of the architect Laura González. It has 50 bedrooms, the Bellefeuille restaurant, where Julien Dumas follows the rhythms of nature with a dynamic gastronomy, as well as the Guerlain spa and the library bar, one of its most welcoming and suggestive corners.

8. Cheval Blanc Paris Hotel. Escapism and showcase.

Anchored in Les Marais, on the banks of the Seine next to Pont Neuf, the oldest bridge in Paris is LVMH’s great showcase. Peter Marino’s first hotel together with Edouard François, who have brought together artisans and artists to create a dreamy universe where each piece is in turn a commission. The top floor houses La Langosteria and the garden terrace of Le Tout Paris with 360º views, both by chef Arnaud Donckele. The Dior spa is another must-see next to the mosaic pool with digital frescoes by the artist Oyoroman, reflecting the banks of the Seine.

9. Galerias La Samaritane. The great catwalk of the world.

The Marais district has been reactivated with the new temple of fashion after a titanic restoration of the emblematic galleries. They still have the Eiffel staircase, the peacock frescoes by Frantz Jourdain and the enamels on the façades. Go from Art Nouveau and Deco architecture from the Rue de la Monnaie building to the futuristic facade with glass waves designed by the Japanese studio Sanaa on rue Rivoli. Here the best fashion and accessories brands come together, but also young talents and emerging designers for millennials. In addition to restaurants and the most outstanding technology, it has the largest beauty space in Europe, with the Cinc Mondes spa and more than two hundred firms.

10. Thyrse. Floral fever.

Installed in Le Consulat, a space for artists and creators in the 11th arrondissement, Domitille Basso shows her floral adventure after having designed fabrics and embroidery for the Maison Yves Saint Laurent. Explore new codes with bouquets, centers, bouquets and natural creations made to measure that are authentic botanical and plant sceneries, dazzling for their wild lines and pops of color.

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11. Cova. Sweet temptation.

Bicentennial Milanese pastry shop, the oldest in Italy, opens its headquarters on Rue de Pont Neuf in Paris. Delights and bites of heaven bring together craftsmanship and creativity, whether for breakfast with freshly baked brioches and detox juices; for lunch with tuna mousse paninis, ham with figs and buffalo mozzarella, prawns, tuna tartare and avocado with candied apple; or a little later, with the tea and cakes that change every day, as well as select coffees and moctails (juices with ice cream) of lavender, pineapple, grapefruit and strawberry, lime … And try their legendary Panettone!