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Our many stylish French expats and imports prove that the City of Angels and the City of Lights have much in common, a fact that's colorfully illustrated in our most recent coffee table find, Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?. Featuring the words of Diane Ratican, the 200-page tome puts both cosmopolitans tête-à-tête through the whimsical work of artists Nick Lu and Eric Giriat of LA and Paris, respectively.
From DTLA's City Hall to the 4th arrondissement's Hôtel de Ville, the book toasts both cities's iconic landscapes, architecture, fashion, food, and much more. For those who feel like plastering their abode with this book's wall-worthy (and daydream-inducing) art, Lu's and Giriat's illustrations are available as oversized prints here or at indie bookshop Traveler's Bookcase, which also stocks the book.
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