Our annual French issue brims with Gallic charm, promising dreamy inspiration for an array of culinary and decorating pursuits. Tantalizing recipes for macarons and breakfast pastries boast flavors worthy of the finest pâtisserie, while interiors from Paris to Provence prompt visions of finding bliss in a distant land. Framed by her lens, photographer Georgianna Lane takes us on a romantic stroll through the City of Light, capturing the beauty of a magical world in full bloom. Within these pages, discover European textiles on offer from an impassioned entrepreneur in Collectibles. Plus: Visit a storied castle that was home to generations of kings and queens, and explore the enduring style influences of France’s most notable monarchs.