Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

The Peninsula Paris
The Peninsula Paris is found in Chaillot, near the Arc de Triomphe, offering large, luxe rooms, a spa, and seven drinking and dining establishments.
L’Oiseau Blanc
L’Oiseau Blanc is an elegant French restaurant perched on the rooftop of The Peninsula Paris with an aviation theme and a weekly changing seasonal menu.
La Grande Epicerie de Paris
La Grande Epicerie de Paris is not just a food hall, it’s a luxurious temple devoted to food found on the ground floor of Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche.
Hôtel Maison Souquet
The Hôtel Maison Souquet in Pigalle has been lavishly decorated with fin de siecle abandon, featuring a star-strewn swimming pool and decadent rooms.
Restaurant Okuda
Restaurant Okuda, the brainchild of Chef Toru Okuda, offers up a superlative taste of Japanese cuisine in Paris’ 8th Arrondissement.
Shang Xia
The first European outpost of luxury brand Shang Xia, this stunning all-white boutique is a chic spot to shop for homewares, fashion, and accessories.
Kiehl’s
Louis Vuitton
Prada
Lagerfeld Gallery
All things Karl. A must visit.
Viveka Bergstrom
If you want bold, individual jewellery, look no further than Viveka Bergstrom.
Parfums Frederic Malle
Who wouldn't want to be scented by an elite perfumer?
Neila
Vintage that needs viewing.
Anne Semonin
Pamper yourself with a treatment or two at this sleek and sophisticated spa.
Mathis Bar
Fifteen years old and going strong, Paris' most sought-after and secret location...
La Galerie des Gobelins
An exquisite pastry den from the prestigious Plaza Athenee.
Kong
A large silver tree marks the entrance to Kong, whose interior wavers between a club and a highly surreal restaurant.
Kabuki Femme
All the labels you love under one roof.
Mina Poe
Minapoe's fans have seen it grow from accessories to eveningwear.
Calvin Klein
Opéra Bastille
This innovative design has mixed receptions but the performances are world-class.
Opéra Garnier
From the underground lake to the ceiling painted by Chagall, the Opéra Garnier is a sight to behold. And that's before the performance even begins.
Violette & Léonie
A fashion emporium for your delectation.
Stella McCartney
Shu Uemura
Shu Uemura has taken on almost cult status. And it's not hard to see why.
Paul Smith
Miu Miu
Marie-Hélène de Taillac
Jewellery beautiful enough to inspire you to buy some...
Marché aux Puces Clignancourt
The prices might be high but so is the temptation at this market.
Maison Martin Margiela
Le Bon Marché
This department store has withstood the test of time for a reason. It's amazing. Check it out.
La Perla
The lingerie and swimwear from this label will make you want to be semi-clothed all the time.
Hermès
Hermès epitomises classic, luxury living.
Emporio Armani & Armani Caffè
Part of the ginormous Armani empire, this boutique consists of ready-to-wear luxury clothing and accessories for both men and women. There's also a cafe and bookshop at this Armani address.
Dior
Christian Louboutin
Céline
Money and style? Get your casualwear here.
Chanel
Azzedine Alaïa
This label caters for the leggy and fabulous.
Agnès B
Whether you want something basic or something classic, this is the place to go.

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