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Jacquemus’s guide to Marseille has made our travel wish list

Jacquemus Marseille travel guide

Simon Porte Jacquemus knows escapism. And he knows Marseille, in Southern France, having grown up near the port city. This week on Instagram, the designer treated us to a little of both, with a 'mini city guide'. Complete with sunset views, the bluest ocean and ideal date ideas.

It's not the first time Jacquemus has invited us to enjoy his beloved Marseille. (Albeit from a distance, for those far from Europe.) The scenes from his first menswear showing at nearby Calanque de Sormiou still feature in our daydreams.

With international travel on hold (despite the EU lifting bans on Australian visitors) it's a time to plan. And you know we're adding Jacquemus's Marseille recommendations to our wish lists.

Read on for his favourite places to shop, eat, date dance and sleep.



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Épicerie L'Idéal
Chez Yassine
Chez Étienne
Chez Paul (Goudes)
Pizzeria la Bonne Mère
La Relève
Le Bar des Amis
Chez le Belge
Chez Jeannot
Vanilla Noire
Bricoleur de Douceurs
Boulangerie Maison Saint-Honoré



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Maison Empereur
Maison Mére
Rue des Antiquaires
Librairie l'Odeur du Temps
Ka Père Blaise


For Two

Notre Bonne Mère
Sormiou (by Vespa)
Le Grande Roue
Le Corbusier's roof gardens
Niolon bowling green
Pizza 'à emporter' in Malmousque
Le Port de l'Estaque
Le Train Bleu
Take a Bateau loc or Taxi bateau



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Night life

Café de l'Abbaye
Viagghi di Fonfon
Le Bar sur la Mer



Bords de Mer
Hôtel Maison Empereur
Le Petit Nice
Jogging Samena
Cabanon di Fonfon
Le Rhul 


See where else we're travelling in our minds, here.