Monthly Archives: August 2014

We can smell it in the air, fall is near. We enjoy the last days of summer either heading to the nearest beach, putting on our favorite sundresses or hosting one last BBQ. Here in Paris, as the weather has already shown many signs of fall, we’ve begun our search for the best fall fashions. As we prepare to retire our summer wear, the most important fashion piece we ensure is in… Read More

  As we near the end of summer there are still plenty of outdoor events we must enjoy before we head back to the books and prepare our fall coats for the very brisk days ahead. This weekend, August 22nd, there are several reasons to head outdoors as Paris offers up festivals and celebrations to end the last month of summer with a bang. Kicking off tomorrow, the┬áRock en Seine is a… Read More

    Many of us at some point in our childhood or perhaps even in our adult life, have seen the original film version of the, The Sound of Music. An overly happy musical featuring Julie Andrews who we all remember best for her scene of spinning around on top of the Alps singing her heart out that the hills are alive with music. No matter when you watched it, at that… Read More

Paris, like any major city in the world, has it’s stereotypes for how outsiders visualize the local habitants to act or dress. We see the drawings of the mime with the striped black and white shirt and the black baret mimicking the local tourists. The woman with the flowy dress riding the bicycle with the basket full of baguettes. The romantic couple at the cafe smoking cigarettes and drinking wine in the… Read More

  Real Women of Paris As I continue to research and admire all the beautiful women and their fashion among the streets of Paris, I decided I needed to pay tribute to some of these women themselves. Many women I see on the street I have to just stop and ask, “Please tell me where you found your outfit?” Though before I find out where the real women are shopping, it is… Read More