In a city renowned for fashionable stores and boutiques, one of the chicest places to shop isn’t a store at all, but the apartment of a French aristocrat. A member of the family that owns famous Courances, Anne-Marie de Ganay resides in a hotel particular in Paris, and part of her second-floor flat overlooking a garden and one of the city’s secret courtyards has been taken over by the items in “Just Mauve,” unique and attractive bibelots she sells at home.
Editor’s Note: Sharon King Hoge specializes in consumer and travel journalism both in print and on radio and television. The former Consumer Reporter at WBZ-TV and producer/host of “The Sharon King Show” in Boston, she reported on ABC network news, hosted “The Cookbook Kitchen” on the Food Channel and participated in the launch of CNBC. A Contributing Editor at Condé Nast Traveler and Global Traveler magazines, her writing has appeared in Forbes FYI and Forbes Executive Woman, SELF, Ladies Home Journal, National Review. A former columnist for both AOL and the New York Daily News, she was Calendar Editor for the Martha Stewart Living website and is Editor at Large of the three regional Cottages and Gardens shelter magazines