When tragedy strikes, people do extreme things. Whether you lost a loved one in the Nov. 13 terrorist attacks in Paris or just feel devastated by the news, there is a permanent way to honor the victims: a tattoo. We searched the Internet for French-inspired ink ideas that incorporate motifs of Eiffel Towers, macarons, and more. Some make a political statement, and others are pure kitsch. But there is no better time than the present to share your Parisian pride and stand by France.
Rue Tirechape, from Rue St. Honore, Paris 1858-78 by Charles Marville-Google Image Result for http://imgc.allpostersimages.com/images/P-473-488-90/13/1349/TXAS000Z/posters/charles-marville-rue-tirechape-from-rue-st-honore-paris-1858-78.jpg
Ladurée Rasberry & Rose St. Honoré Pastry. Their Paris dessert parlour at 21 Rue Bonaparte has a discreet, serene, intimate tea room upstairs appreciated by customers who value an atmosphere of quiet nuanced conversation.
Die-hard fashionistas should head straight to the designer shops of the Rue des Francs-Bourgeois in the chic Marais neighborhood, while haute-couturistas should point their stilettos in the direction of the Avenue Montaigne, for the likes of Chanel, or the Rue du Faubourg St. Honoré, home of trendsetting concept shop Colette. For old-fashioned ambience, look to Paris's covered passages. Dating back to the 19th century, these were the city's first malls, and beneath their vaulted ceili...