For over twenty years, people have been telling me that there is something masculine about me. That I behave like a man. Continue reading “JAMES BOND, HERSELF”
It’s no secret, I love summery playsuits and it’s no secret either, I do love electric blue, this famous IKB or International Klein Blue. Continue reading “IKB”
Long considered dangerous or of purely commercial interest, the sea, and by association, the beach, only gained in popularity in the 1750’s Continue reading “THE BEACH”
Roman Holiday, produced by William Wyler in 1953, combines the talents of the delicious Audrey Hepburn and the charming Gregory Peck. Continue reading “ROMAN HOLIDAY”
Here I am, in a retro style, ready to tell you about a novel I loved: “The Swans of Fifth Avenue” Continue reading “THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE”
Here I am in a gorgeous, timeless, elegant 50’s dress.
I found it at the Puces, the Parisian flea market, in one of my favorite shops, Marcel and Jeannette Continue reading “SUPER SLOW FASHION”
Yellow has been such a trendy color in Paris lately, right?
Here am I, in the Serres d’Auteuil botanical gardens. Continue reading “SERRES D’AUTEUIL”
5:10 p.m. (in French “17h10”) is that twilight moment during which nearly everything is possible for a busy woman Continue reading “17h10”
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”
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”
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”
Wearing leather pants can be a perilous exercise. The piece is so connotated that it can easily become vulgar. The main trap to avoid, in my opinion, is to try and erotize the silhouette more than it already is. Continue reading “ROCK’N ROLL VIBES”
People often ask me if I like to shop. Those who don’t know me imagine that I raid the Avenue Montaigne on a weekly basis.
They couldn’t be further removed from the truth. Continue reading “CONFESSIONS OF A NON-SHOPAHOLIC”
Today, I want to tell you about a lawyer: Suzanne Ducoté.
A lawyer who chose another path.
Suzanne’s bubbly personality, beautiful energy and intelligence set her up for a brilliant, intellectually stimulating career as a business lawyer. Continue reading “DUCOTÉ & CÔTE”
Those who’ve been following my adventure since the very beginning are well aware of my love for boating.
The setting has changed a little and so have the type and the size of the boat: may I introduce this gorgeous 56ft long sailing boat. Continue reading “LIBERTY”
We are constantly bombarded with tutorials, shows and articles that teach us the supposed ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’ of fashion, so we all pretty much know the steps to look like an honest woman on the street. Continue reading “TEN COMMANDMENTS OF STYLE”
This item is a UFO: a playsuit by Victoria Beckham designed for target, the massive U.S. department store. Indeed, Victoria Beckham presented Target with an affordable 150-piece-collection in Spring 2017, which includes a line for plus-size women and for children. In all fairness, it’s quite a success. Continue reading “ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK”