The Riches of Paris

A Shopping and Touring Guide

Maribeth Clemente

St. Martin's Griffin

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Long considered the epitome of all that is chic, glamorous, and desirable, Paris is every shopper's dream. But even the most indefatigable shopper is sure to be overwhelmed by the embarras de richesses. In The Riches of Paris, Maribeth Clemente shares her insider's knowledge of the choicest boutiques, restaurants, wine cellars, and auctions to help you find endless treasures. Whether you're looking for designer fashions, Limoges china, the finest perfumes, the best Bordeaux, or just browsing, The Riches of Paris is an indispensable guide for making your visit to Paris enjoyable and unforgettable.

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Chapter One
Setting Out
Best Buys
Yes, it’s true the bargains have not been earth-shattering in Paris these past few years with the less than favorable exchange of dollars to euros, but there’s still some smart purchasing to be had. The following categories provide some guidelines, but know that there’s much more out there than what you read below.
Beauty Treatments and Hairstyles and Cuts
You’ll notice that I’ve accorded a good amount of space to the world of beauty in this book. To go to a spa or hair salon in Paris is truly extraordinary for all the obvious reasons, but these

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"Maribeth is a first-rate tour guide."
--Associated Press

"Part shopping guide, part travel guide, part cultural history...a rich mixture indeed for the francophile."
--The New York Times

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Maribeth Clemente

MARIBETH CLEMENTE, author of The Chic Shopper's Guide to Paris and The Riches of France, is a former Paris shopping consultant and currently host of the biweekly half-hour talk radio show, Travel Fun. A longtime resident of Paris, Clemente now lives in Telluride, Colorado.

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The Riches of Paris
A Shopping and Touring Guide
Maribeth Clemente

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
April 2014
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ISBN: 9781466869059
ISBN10: 1466869054
368 pages, Includes b&w maps
$7.99
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