24 Mar 2015
Paris And A Girl On the Quai

Paris And A Girl On the Quai

A girl on the quai,

I liked her pose, her total focus on the words in front of her. I loved that she was reading without a care in the world for the passing parade. And a book no less, a real book.

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3 Feb 2015
Paris Checklist, Count To Five

Paris Checklist, Count To Five

When I am in Paris, I count to five.

Five things that I always do, five ways to spend a day, a week or a month in Paris. Whether there is 24 hours on the clock or a lifetime, these simple pleasures are to me what Paris is all about.


Yesterday, I had one of those “missing Paris moments” and as I let my Francophilia take flight the same five words kept racing through my mind.

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30 Jan 2015
Haute Couture And Paris, Made For Each Other #2

Haute Couture And Paris, Made For Each Other #2

This season I think we all agree that Paris and haute couture are seriously a match made in heaven.


We talked of the inspiration, the ideas and the creativity that we can draw from haute couture.

The runway is not only a literal vision but also an environment to orchestrate moods and evoke an emotional response.

Couture is not so much about shopping but more a theatrical interpretation of fashion and its future.


Chanel, Dior and Elie Saab were not the only shows spreading their magic in Paris this week. Giambattista Valli took my breath away and Valentino certainly elicited a few sighs.

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