Flawless Mellerio

Greetings! When in Paris, I hardly ever NOT go to Place Vendôme, considered the most luxurious square in the world : it is an octagonal square in the 1st arrondissement of Paris located between Opéra and the Tuileries. Fun historical fact : Place Vendôme’s shape was artificially built by Jules Hardouin-Mansart who erected pedimented screens. …

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In Lust with Mikimoto

Bonjour! Today’s Tuesday Random is about jewelry. Again. I can’t help myself. One of my all-time favorite shops on Place Vendôme is the exquisite Japanese jeweler Mikimoto. This specific shop on Place Vendôme opened in 1986 but Mikimoto opened its first shop in 1899 in Ginza, Tokyo. Since then, it is best known for providing jewelry worn …

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