The Fashion Insiders’ Guides are carefully curated compendiums of the current
hotspots, classic haunts, and hidden gems of the world’s greatest fashion
destinations. A former Parisian living in New York, French Vogue correspondent
Carole Sabas was often approached by friends and colleagues on their way
to Paris for Fashion Week, looking for the best place for a quick facial, early
morning yoga, or to meet a friend for a drink. So many people asked, in fact,
that she produced a small guide filled with advice, which she gave out for free.
Requests for more information and other cities came pouring in. Abrams is
now making Sabas’s Paris and New York guides available to everyone, with
expanded content including chapters such as “Eating and Drinking,” “Beauty,”
“Health,” “Shopping,” “Art,” and an eclectic selection of odds and ends called
“Might Be Useful One Day.” Written with a light touch and in a friendly tone, each
entry includes a description of the recommended spots with hints about when to
go, who to ask for, and what to get, as well as location and contact information.
The inclusion of additional advice from local fashion celebrities on their favorite
places to frequent puts readers confidently in-the-know. Peppered throughout
with drawings by a noted and local fashion illustrator, these beautifully designed
guides will be the must-have accessories of the season.
About the Author
Carole Sabas was born in Marseilles, France, and has worked as French Vogue’s
New York correspondent for the past five years. She lives in New York