In these dark day's of winter any excuse to get away should be taken up with both hands, however Maison Et Objet is seriously in a league of it's own! From the 20th till the 24th January Maison Et Objet luxury companies from around the world will be showing their Spring-Summer 2012 collections. Having been several times this really is a wonderful show....but be warned - it is HUGE! So whatever you do don't get on the Eurostar at 5am and think that a pair of 3 inch heeled boots are 'sensible' footwear - trust me! This was the mistake I made one year and I was crippled by the end of the first day, I had to make a quick shopping (yay!) trip to find myself a fantastically comfortable (and extremely unfashionable) pair of shoes for my very sore feet!
Anyway enough about my mishaps in Paris, let's get down to the gorgeousness that is this amazing show. Taking up eight (yes that is EIGHT!) halls at Paris Nord Villepinte, I would say you need at least 3 of the 5 days that it is open for to get through everything - however if you are clever you could definitely skip a few halls.
My favourite halls are... 5a and 5b (not to be missed!!) and hall 7 - to be honest they are all worth walk around but these are the ones that I think offer the most products that I would use in projects.