Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Marché Saint Pierre
This shopping district is where couturiers and amateur craftsmen alike go for the finest in local and imported silk, duchesse satin and tulle. The display of colour and texture is well worth a wander for passers-by.
Marché aux Puces Clignancourt
The prices might be high but so is the temptation at this market.
Marché aux Puces de Montreuil
Oh, the treasure to be found here - if you take the time to dig.
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.
Kitsuné
French and Japanese creative collaboration creates Kitsune.
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
Comme des Garçons
A concept boutique filled with 'avant-gardery'.
Coïncidence
Rivalling Collette as Paris hippest concept store is Lenny Guerrier's CoÌøncidence...
Chloé
Classic and Paris are two words we like to here when talking about fashion.
Christian Louboutin
Céline
Money and style? Get your casualwear here.
Chanel
Azzedine Alaïa
This label caters for the leggy and fabulous.
American Apparel
Agnès B
Whether you want something basic or something classic, this is the place to go.
Market
Les Fous de L’Île
A quirky cabinet of curiosities that serves home-cooked French fare.
Le Petit Marché
Scrumptious food a step away from the romantic arches of Place des Vosges.
Le Réfectoire
Trend-setting chef Inaki Aizpitarte serves high-quality fare amidst art-school-chic design.
Le Café Marly
The food might not match the prices but the view of Pei's Pyramid is spectacular.
Le China
La Mosquée de Paris
A North African oasis that offers refreshment for the body and the soul.
La Régalade Conservatoire
A trendy restaurant for tourists with taste.
La Fidelité
Hôtel du Nord
A fashionable spot on the scenic quai of the Canal St-Martin.
Derrière
Unconventional irreverent and downright brilliant setting you'll also get terrific bistro-style food here.
Caffé Burlot
Italian-inspired, marble-clad dining space from two chefs Thierry.
Café de l’Homme
Dine with the Parisian well-to-do and a view of the Eiffel Tower.
Café Français
Modern French bistro from the Hotel Costes brand located in hip Bastille...
Café Noir
You will definitely be tempted to overindulge at this eclectic Parisian bistro.
Benoît
A classic bistro founded in 1912 with a traditional French menu.
Agapé Substance
A destination for diners seeking cutting-edge gastronomy. Seasonal ingredients are selected on a daily basis. Guests can watch the magic unfold from the vantage point of the bar at the open kitchen.
Villa d’Estrées
A little bolthole with large beds and bathrooms tiled in black slate.
Saint-Grégoire
You'll feel you've been invited into the private home of the eccentric owner.
Plaza Athenée’s
Home to the world's most celebrated pastry chef. Need one say more.
Park Hyatt Vendôme
For business or pleasure the Vendôme is good for remaining incognito.

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