Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Paris

Drugstore Publicis
This drugstore is a heady blend of concept store and mini mall. Explore and enjoy.
Dolls
The place to go for hip labels.
Diptyque
A Diptyque candle is the gift of choice for those in the know.
Didier Ludot
Vintage haute couture - oh, my.
Corto Moltedo
A blend of the classic and the trendy.
Costume National
Fashion for men and women from these Milanese designers.
Corinne Cobson
This is why we love Paris - in this city, you're not rock-chick, you're rock-chic.
Comptoir des Cotonniers
Womenswear that's easy on the eyes and kind to the wallet.
Christophe Lemaire
Designed to feel like a rather chic and stylish abode, you'll feel right at home.
Charvet
Around since 1838, this place knows how to make men's shirts.
Charles Jourdan
You can't help but adore these shoes.
Yves Saint Laurent
The legend of YSL lives on.
Yohji Yamamoto
Beautiful clothes for the beautiful woman.
Wochdom
Party like it's 1988 in gear from Wochdom.
Vanessa Bruno
Clothes you will want to take home with you.
Tati
Buy Tati clothes and we guarantee you won't look tatty.
Swildens
Follow in the steps of the First Lady of France, and shop in Swildens.
Surface to Air
Surface to Air is a concept store and creative agency. Fantastic.
UMA: Massage and Yoga
UMA: Massage and Yoga does exactly what it says on the tin, albeit in a chic, modern environment.
Six Senses
Housed inside the Westin Hotel, this sumptuously-designed space is the first Six Senses spa to open up in France.
Stella Cadente
It might be a little bit girly but there's lots to love.
Spree
A concept store filled to the brim with goodies.
Roller Location Nomade
Paris loves to rollerblade, who knew!
Sonia Rykiel
Dress like a Left-Bank Parisian - and a chic one at that - in clothes from Sonia Rykiel.
Rasa Yoga
Many different kinds of yoga and massage available at Rasa Yoga.
Sergio Rossi
Sexy shoes that pack a visual punch.
Piscine Pontoise Quartier Latin
A gem of Art Deco design neat the Sorbonne, with mosaics, columns and original brass fittings.
Piscine Josephine Baker
If you don't fancy swimming in the Seine why not swim in a pool suspended in the water of the Seine instead?
Piscine George Vallerey
Built in 1924 for Olympics, this big pool has a retractable roof, sunbeds, a bar area and children's pool.
Sabbia Rosa
Lingerie to die for.
Rue du Mail
Don't let the name confuse you, Martine Sitbon lies within.
Royal Cheese
Care has been taken in the selection of this store.
Roger Vivier
Shoes fit for a Queen. Literally.
Robert Normand
Knits and graphic designs.
Patricia Wells
When your French isn't up to scratch but you want to learn about French cooking, head to Saint Germain for one of Patricia Wells' courses.
Repetto
Float through Paris in a pair of satin ballerines.
Parks
Craving some greenery and a little serenity? Head to one of Paris's parks.
Paris Plages
Over the Summer months the Paris Plages come to life where lithe locals swim and sunbathe along the sandified stretches of the Seine.
Printemps
A whole floor for shoes, an Alain Ducasse cafe and designers from all around the world, Printemps in a serious shopping sensation.
Paris Walking Tours
If you experience a city better on foot why not try a walking tour?

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