Paris is a fast paced city but slow living is the aim of the game. It's famed for its grandeur architecture, kerb side cafes and revered fashion and art worlds, with designers, models and street style photographers descending on the city twice yearly for the fashion roadshow. The city averages ten hours a day of sunshine in the summer but rain can still be a common occurence, so always pack a jacket as well as classic summer garb. Check out what to pack above and a few hotspots below.

 

 

 

 

 

KEY ITEMS

 

 

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ALEXANDER WANG

 

Boyfriend Bomber Jacket

Perfect for day and perfect for night.

£523

 

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Alexander wang

 

Boy Fit Denim

Comfortable for days spent walking around the city.

£182

 

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SUN BUDDIES

 

Type 04 Clear Water

Your wandering eyes are safe behind these.

£105

 

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Comme des garçons wallet

 

Polka Dot Wallet

If a wallet summed up Paris, it would surely be this one!

£92

 

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1. Mini Club: Small club in an iconic building, featuring an intimate dancefloor graced by tropical plants and with a great outside space for the summer months.

 
 
2. Cafe La Perle: Typical Parisien cafe & bar with a clientele comprised mostly of fashionable youngsters and friendly locals. 
 
 
 
3. Galerie Perrotin: Opened by renowned art dealer Emmanuel Perrotin, Galerie Perrotin has played host to world famous artists including KAWS, Ryan McGinley, Daniel Arsham & Takashi Murakami.

 
 
4. Sacre Couer:  Incredible architecture and a better view of Paris than from on top of the Eiffel Tower.

 
 
5. Lambert Yvon Librarie: Destination bookshop offering a supremely curated offer of art, design and culture publications as well as out of print goodness.

 
 
6. Vivant Cave: Set in an old bird shop complete with tiled murals adorning the walls, serving authentic Parisien food cooked behind the bar along with an expert selection of natural wines.
 
 
7. Candelaria: Possibly the best taco spot in the world. Look out for the hidden door to the mezcal bar.
 
 
8. Palais De Tokyo: Not only a destination skate spot. The resturants balcony boasts amazing views of the Eiffel Tower and the gallery has some of the best contemporary art shows in the world. 
 
 
9. Hôtel Amour: Designed by parisian graffiti writer and artist André the bohemian boutique is littered with classic interiors and world renowned artists work 
 

 

 

 

 

LISTEN: RINSE FRANCE

 
 Rinse FM's cousins across the channel provide a slightly more left field choice of music and artists, showcasing the best of contemporary French music and capturing the vibrance and diversity of the city as a whole.

 

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