Fashion & Style

Fashion & Style

Fashion Tips: Packing for Paris with a French Flair

On a recent trip to Paris, I was able to subdue the intimidation factor of French chic, travel with carry-on luggage and still look and feel sensational. If you keep in mind a few guidelines you too will be able to walk confidentially the streets of this wonderful city.
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How to Obtain the Unattainable French Look

Here are some style tips to help you attain that effortlessly chic French look that'll have you walking down the Champs Elysées like a true Parisienne!
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Nettement Chic’s Kate Davis on the Best of French Online Shopping

She’s smart, intuitive and has a flair for fashion. Kate Davis is an Englishwoman living in Paris for over nine years. A lawyer by trade, Kate launched Nettement Chic in January 2012. Now shoppers flock to her beautiful website to discover what she and her team are featuring from the best French online boutiques offering fashion, accessories, beauty, decoration and children’s clothing.

The Best Paris Concept Stores for Alternative Shopping

Want to spot fashion and style trends before they hit Main Street? Then hit some of these cutting edge Paris concept stores, where fashion is an experience.
French designer Sonia Rykiel

4 Reasons French Designer Sonia Rykiel Inspires Me

She’s one of those women who help you become your own totally liberated woman. With a creative, intellectual, strong and refined mind like hers, you can change the world – as she proven to do. This woman is by far the greatest designer I have ever met.
Agence Le Bon Mot team

Creators of Agence Le Bon Mot Bring Philippine Savoir-Faire to Paris

The two Filipinas behind Agence le Bon Mot describe their goal of bringing unique brands that celebrate traditional craftsmanship to Paris and the world.
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Fashionista Warning: Don’t Fall for Fast Disposable Fashion

I constantly have the feeling of having nothing to wear and so regularly embark on a bulk buy shopping spree. Yet somehow, one month post spree (if I’m lucky) I am back to square one, staring into the abyss with nothing to wear, surrounded by a mountain of discarded and unloved clothes. I am not alone in this cycle and it is a tough habit to break.
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La Parisienne and Le New Yorkaise on Girlfriends, Beauty Rituals and New Beginnings

It’s easy to think of beauty in terms of how you look, measured by clothes, wrinkles and pounds. The funny thing is the most beautiful people I know don’t worry much about those things...
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Paris Fashion Week: 6 New Designers in the Spotlight

Over 100 designers are presenting their prêt-à-porter Spring/Summer 2016 collections during Paris Fashion Week. Seasoned TV fashion producer, Madeleine Czigler, spotlights 6 new designers to watch out for.
What is true beauty

La Parisienne and La New Yorkaise: What is True Beauty?

Friday mornings at Café Charlot have become an informal ritual for Nathalie and Michelle – two stylists and moms, whose sons have been good friends since l’école maternelle. Here, they muse about what makes a woman truly beautiful.