Elena Berton

Elena Berton

Freelance journalist in Paris

A former staff reporter at Reuters and Dow Jones Newswires/The Wall Street Journal, I cover news, culture, lifestyle, food and travel, healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry

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The Wall Street Journal

Expats Embrace the Bohemian Life in Parisian Top Floors - Expat - WSJ

Expats Embrace the Bohemian Life in Parisi...

USA TODAY

ISIL claims two 'soldiers' killed French priest after seizing hostages

ISIL claims two 'soldiers' killed French priest aft...

USA TODAY

Muslims in Nice fear backlash after truck rampage by fellow Muslim

Muslims in Nice fear backlash after truck rampage b...

USA TODAY

Nice terrorist: Investigators still want to know, 'Why did he do it?'

Nice terrorist: Investigators still want to know, '...

USA TODAY

French President Francois Hollande spends $11K a month -- on his hair

French President Francois Hollande spends $11K a mo...

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Departures

Ring Bearers

Three hidden shops on Paris’s Place Vendôme—
and three idiosyncratic takes on fine jewelry

Departures

Voyagez to Japan

Louis Vuitton's retrospective lands in Tokyo

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The Wall Street Journal

New Year, New Paris?

As Paris faces the new year in somber mood and an extended state of emergency, I have one wish, which is that all Parisians, whether born-and-bred or, like me, adopted, get out, rediscover and cherish their streets, their local cafes and their neighborhood markets.

USA TODAY

World France's far right could make more gains in Sunday's voting ...

World France's far right could make more gains in S...

The Wall Street Journal

Diamonds Are For Every Day

Father and daughter André and Valérie Messika talk to Elena Berton about their eponymous brand

The Wall Street Journal

When in Venice: Three Cool Cafes With Great Coffee—and No Hype ...

When in Venice: Three Cool Cafes With Great Coffee—...

USA TODAY

World Paris goes car-free this Sunday Paris goes car-free this ...

World Paris goes car-free this Sunday Paris goes ca...

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The Wall Street Journal

State of Paris Streets That's Inspired Its Very Own 'Syndrome' - Expat ...

State of Paris Streets That's Inspired Its Very Own...

Valentinoshot article
Departures

Fashion's Power Couple

With one triumph after another, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have transformed the house of Valentino into their own. Here the duo discuss Paris versus Rome, peplums, Botticelli, and how they can spend so much time together.

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USA TODAY

Food trucks finally arrive in food-fussy Paris, and people like them

Food trucks finally arrive in food-fussy Paris, and...