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Rue de Lévis

Posted on September 17, 2015 by VINGT Editorial

Words: Jill Pope Perhaps it’s not technically a market, but the pedestrian thoroughfare near Villiers metro situated amongst the subdued chic of the 17th arrondissement definitely has a village feel. Weave amongst young families, nannies and the odd well-established expat and peruse the goods displayed on the street. Besides the usual suspects of cheese shops,… Read more

Micro-quartier profile: Saint-Paul/Place des Vosges

Posted on February 22, 2015 by VINGT Editorial

Words: Jill Pope The Marais, which spans the 3rd and 4th arrondissements, is far from a homogenous bloc, but a collection of neighbourhoods with their own character. The eastern part of the 4th arrondissement – that is, the ‘lower’ part of the Marais, with its feet still firmly on the rive droit, before you hit the Seine and the… Read more

Marché d’Aligre

Posted on February 22, 2015 by VINGT Editorial

Words: Jill Pope With Emile Zola’s ‘belly of Paris’, Les Halles, reduced to a grim, labyrinthine shopping complex and a hunk of land permanently ‘under construction’, Parisians were in need of another market standard. Thus Marché d’Aligre, situated near metro Ledru-Rollin in the 12th arrondissement, has taken over and been nicknamed the ‘little’ belly of Paris.… Read more

Micro-quartier profile: Clignancourt-Jules Joffrin

Posted on February 22, 2015 by VINGT Editorial

Words: Jill Pope Image: Aurélien Michaud There’s more to the 18th arrondissement than Montmartre and Pigalle! Head north from Sacre Coeur and discover the other side of the ‘butte’ – neighbourhoods like Clignancourt Jules Joffrin, huddled around metro stations Jules Joffrin, Lamarck-Caulaincourt and Marcadet-Poissoniers. In the 15th century, this part of the 18th arrondissement (which at the time… Read more

Jim Haynes – Atelier A-2 and Sunday night salons

Posted on May 7, 2014 by VINGT Editorial

  Words: Jill Pope Images: Alex Leggett I imagine that journalists the world over are united in their trepidation of interviewing people who have reached “legendary” status. It’s hard to know how to probe beyond an image already immortalised in so many words. Jim Haynes definitely inspires that trepidation – this is a man who… Read more