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We'd love to celebrate Bastille Day with the best of 'em, but jetting off to Paris isn't in the cards. While nothing beats the real deal (those Parisians know how to par-tay!), we've devised a plan to fete like the French but in true L.A. style.
Sure, our agenda is heavy on the cuisine (who doesn't adore macarons, wine, and caviar?), but we've also got some unexpected excursions on the itinerary. Whether it's stocking up on ooh-la-la fashions via a kick-ass summer sale or learning how to pronounce designer names by enrolling in language lessons, this list is a surefire way to honor the country that gave us Coco, Cristobal, Hubert, and champagne. Merci beaucoup, France.
Photo: Via 'lette macarons
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