Weekend Links: Week 17

Weekend Links Week 17 fall on boulevard saint germain

Weekend Links Week 17 features 16 articles all about current events in France. With all of the uncertainty heading into the weekend and a potential lockdown again in Paris, I’m going to highlight my favorite “happy” articles – including the ‘Emily in Paris’ soundtrack that will transport you to Paris, Ina Garten’s favorite places to wine and dine in Paris, the 12 most beautiful villages in France and more.

Weekend Links Week 17

“Gabrielle Chanel: Manifeste de Mode” Is the First Paris Retrospective for the Fashion Icon (I saw this yesterday and it was fabulous. I have a full post coming soon!)

Paris at Risk of Total Lockdown as Europe Cases Rise

From the Brothel to Beaux-Arts: She Should Have Been China’s Own Matisse

The Louvre: Palace as Palimpsest (a must-read for lovers of the Louvre)

Left Bank green door

A Timely Look at the Escape From Paris After Nazi Invasion

The ‘Emily In Paris’ Season 1 Soundtrack Will Transport You To France

Paris Shaken by Major Blast Noise Caused by Fighter Jet Breaking Sound Barrier (another fun thing that happened this week)

The Best Behind-the-Scenes Photos From Paris Fashion Week Spring 2021 (a relaxing scroll)

Institut de France

The 12 Prettiest Villages in France

‘Cold, Windy, Empty…It Does Not Feel Like a Grand Slam’ (Roland Garros 2020)

‘Barefoot Contessa’ Ina Garten’s Favorite Places to Wine and Dine in Paris (spoiler: her favorite is Le Voltaire. Same).

Chef Behind Parisian New-Wave Hit Dersou Dies (horrible news, his cooking videos during the confinement with his son were such a bright spot for me).

Au Babylone

Mayors Fight ‘Brutal’ Coronavirus Rules Inflicted on French Cities

The Art & Origins of Running Across Paris Rooftops (anxiety)

Street Style Was Born at the Paris Racetracks

As France Mulls Another COVID-19 Lockdown, Dior Debuts On Tik Tok With First Major Live Paris Fashion Week Show

I hope you enjoyed week 17 of Weekend Links! I’d love to hear which articles about France were your favorites. Feel free to send me an email or leave a comment below. Bon week-end à tous!

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