Le Marais

The Marais, on the Right Bank south of Bastille, is one of the hot neighborhoods for the younger set. With its narrow streets filled with boutiques and specialty food shops, it's like the Lower East Side - but more expensive.

French people: They're just like US! They wear leggings! They shop at American Apparel!
hippie looks

How to be French? It's all in the attitude.

model with headshot in hand
Motorbikes are everywhere in Paris, and cool helmets are the must-have accessory.

An environmental counter movement urges Parisians to ride bicycles instead.