My nine-year-old son recently triggered a deep reflection process when he said that, I quote, one of his friends had a dream life and he didn’t. Continue reading “THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PICTURE – PART 13”
Chinatown, which came out in 1974, is one of my favorite movies.
Plot twist, it’s a film noir. Continue reading “CHINATOWN”
Castel: a myth.
Yes, Castel is most definitely a myth, a place which always sparks a feeling of pleasure and excitement as you approach. Continue reading “CASTEL – PARIS”
My 5-year-old daughter could not care less about clothes or appearance. All she wants is to be comfortable enough to run, jump or climb. Continue reading “CASUAL”
I am now the ambassador of a marvelous publication: Faust Magazine. Why so marvelous, you ask? Continue reading “FAUST & SIMONE”
When you’re at the mountain, I think it’s safe to say that style is usually the last thing on your mind.
Continue reading “MOUNTAIN”
After four long years of absence, it’s a pleasure to rediscover the Lutetia, or the only five-star hotel on the Parisian left bank. Continue reading “LUTETIA HOTEL”
An outfit with a retro touch was the natural complement to this superb Lancaster en-suite. With such a setting, it seemed like the ideal occasion to discuss the movie Laura. Continue reading “LAURA”
How surprising, I usually overthink various topics (from the emotional development of my children to worldwide geostrategy, which is quite a wide range of subjects). Continue reading “DEFEANING SILENCE”
Sorry to state this again and again: I love red, that hot, sensual, lively colour. I love red that instantaneously highlights and brightens an otherwise slightly neutral or demure outfit. Continue reading “MOTHER CHRISTMAS”
I had already mentioned in a post two years ago that, although my Instagram page might make you believe otherwise, I am absolutely not a “shopaholic”. Continue reading “ETHICAL CONSUMPTION”
You understand the name of the Parisian Cercle Interallié when you know its full name: Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, founded in 1917 when the USA entered into World War I. Continue reading “CERCLE INTERALLIÉ”
Yes, I am indeed breaking the sacrosanct rule, the law according to which one leopard print item per silhouette is enough. Continue reading “ROARING”
We say the Monceau Park, the Montsouris Park and the Buttes-Chaumont Park but the Luxembourg Gardens, which are treasured by many Parisians, deserve their particular appellation. Continue reading “LUXEMBOURG GARDENS – PARIS”
My family history has made me, for better or for worse, I’m not entirely certain, into a person who is extremely demanding when it comes to gastronomy. Continue reading “SAINT GERMAIN RESTAURANT – PARIS”
Let me introduce a true Dior jewel. The work that went into this divine cocktail dress is absolutely mesmerizing. Continue reading “NEW LOOK”
Anything funny, a bit surprising, and a tad crazy this past few months?
Sure! The unexpected shooting of a TV episode for Fashion One Television, in English, over the course of two days. Continue reading “THE OTHER SIDE OF THE PICTURE – PART 12”
Before Bégum Paris, there was Delage, the beautiful French maison with its workshop in Ile-et-Villaine, France. A maison that would regularly lend its talents and savoir-faire to the greatest names, such as Chanel or Louboutin. Continue reading “BEGUM PARIS”
It is simply delightful to wear this Jason Wu dress, which I find absolutely gorgeous, during the festive season. The slightly dramatic bejeweled neckline is perfectly balanced out by the aerial grace of the skirt. Continue reading “INTO THE BLUE”
Do you remember the scene where Cinderella’s godmother helps her prepare to go to the ball in Walt Disney’s dreamlike movie? Continue reading “FAIRY TALE DRESS”