What Crystal Are You?

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice: A Travel Guide Through This French Gem

Wouldn’t It Be Nice: A Travel Guide Through This French Gem

Graphic designer Sarah Mantelin takes on a day tour of her childhood home of Nice…which happens to be the location of our newest Free People store, too… 

I’m Sarah, a graphic designer now based in London. I grew up in Nice, a beautiful coastal town located on the famous French Riviera, rich with a vibrant atmosphere and charming colourful streets which make it a perfect and relaxing weekend getaway. It’s no wonder that so many influential artists (such as Henri Matisse) came to Nice in search of inspiration.

From the buzzing streets of the Old Town to the low-key Promenade des Anglais, here are a few of my favourite places to make the most of your visit.


Wearing the Just Float On Flare Jeans and Roma Blouse.

Place Massena

Behind me is the “Sun Fountain,” which is located on Place Masséna, in the very heart of Nice. With its captivating architecture and red ochre buildings surrounding the square, it’s the perfect place to start you visit. This busy area is packed with shops and restaurants.

Brunch at Marinette Kitchen

Located in the Old Town of Nice, Marinette is one of the best places to have brunch. They serve delicious breakfasts — try the berry pancakes! If you’re in Nice for several days, make sure to also try Paper Plane (vegetarian restaurant with a beautiful interior) and La Popote d’Ondine (another good address for breakfast)!

Old Town (Vieux-Nice)/ Cours Saleya

The Old Town is my favourite part of Nice. Its colourful houses and narrow streets make this area is a must-see. Head over to the Cours Saleya and walk through the flower and vegetable market. Sit on the terrasse of a local café, order an espresso and enjoy the atmosphere.


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Strong Skin Is In

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Happiness Is As Happiness Runs…

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Office Style: Meet Alyssa

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BTS: The November 2019 Catalog

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Probiotics You Can Wear

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