It is not a secret that I love classical American cinema, and especially film noir. Continue reading “FEMME FATALE”
I have been active on Instagram for 4 years and I have seen what I call the “injunction to happiness” time and time again. Continue reading “HAPPINESS TYRANNY”
And here I am in a playsuit that I particularly like, as it combines a strict tuxedo collar with the ease of a bare leg. Continue reading “WITCHES”
And here I am, in my dance attire but also in Marlène Dietrich’s suite at the Lancaster hotel in Paris, where she lived a few years Continue reading “LET’S DANCE”
Let’s talk about Lucie Monin, the gilder, for a minute.
A lover of old tomes, Lucie originally wanted to become a book restorer Continue reading “LUCIE MONIN”
A perfectly retro outfit and a sailing boat: it doesn’t take much more than that for me to sail towards the murky waters of Mr Ripley. Continue reading “PURPLE NOON”
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”