Living Beautifully in Paris – Mathilde Favier

Author Mathilde Favier, Text by Frédérique Dedet, Photographs by Pascal Chevallier

Description: This scintillating volume takes readers on an exclusive journey through Paris, guided by Mathilde Favier—the charismatic public relations director at Dior Couture.

Hailing from one of Paris’ most creative families, Mathilde Favier is renowned as a warm, welcoming hostess nurturing a network of friends who happen to be some of the city’s most esteemed figures in fashion, beauty, art, interior design, and gastronomy.

Accompanied by a lively text and interviews by Frédérique Dedet, Favier—who personifies the soul and spirit of Paris—guides readers around the private spaces, shops, studios, residences, and kitchens of these extraordinary personalities. Their personal stories, expert perspectives, and shared secrets, together with Favier’s intimate understanding of the city and its best addresses, present a rarely seen view of Paris’ vibrant core.

A sensory feast and an immersive journey, this book has been conceived as a scrapbook of previously unpublished photographs and documents, as well as stunning new photography by Pascal Chevallier showcasing the beauty of Paris and the people who are at the epicenter of the city’s cultural scene.


This beautiful book is literally a feast for the eyes, every page is an outstanding illustration of the creative talents of the authors and publisher.

Living Beautifully in Paris really does live up to its title, as the reader is guided around Paris by Mathilde Favier, given exclusive access to the most fascinating people and intimate spaces, with interviews and vivid text from Frédérique Dedet, accompanied by rich and immersive photography by Pascal Chevallier, beautifully produced by Flammarion

We explore Mathilde’s Parisian childhood, her influences, Paris as a city of fashion, how people live, interviews with people living in the city, Paris in bloom, its culture, boutiques, restaurants and all the time a joie de vivre sings through.

As Frédérique Dedet describes in the introduction, 

The Paris that Mathilde has chosen to show us in these pages is in her image, beautiful, joyful and chic. She shares what it is that, for her, really makes Paris, what really matters….. it’s a delightful stroll on which Mathilde introduces us to the people and places which make Paris the most beautiful city in the world’

Living Beautifully in Paris is an exquisite, beautifully created love letter to Paris and this is what makes this book so special and why it is destined to be one of our Favourite Books of 2024! 

Very Highly Recommended!

Living Beautifully in Paris
Author Mathilde Favier, Text by Frédérique Dedet, Photographs by Pascal Chevallier is published by Flammarion