Tag Archives: Beauty

My bike and I, from NYC to Saint-Estèphe

Moons ago, I purchased my very first bike from a girl who lived in New York City and who was moving back to France. She had bought it from a boyfriend who departed for France a year earlier. I rode … Continue reading

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Upper Style – Bordeaux, France

Here’s an experience I didn’t expect to write about: my first haircut in Bordeaux! Meet Claude, a New York hair stylist and colorist turned part-time Bordeaux hedonist and gentlemen farmer, and Joël, his right hand man from the hospitality sector … Continue reading

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48 hrs in London – UK

A recent visit to London reminded me of just how much I love the place. The architecture, the heteroclite fashion, the loud pubs, the manicured parks and gardens, the black cabs (in which a stroller fits without fold), the accent, … Continue reading

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Eco-nails made in France

Discovered for her pastels backstage at the S/S 2012, Kartika introduces a brilliant idea: fashion-friendly natural nail lacquers. On adore! Only an ex-model plus future mummy could have thought of it. Launched late May at Paris’ “apartement de la mode” of … Continue reading

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Aix-en-Provence – Take three

Ah, the untiring charms of Provence – Côte d’Azur, home to lavender fields, sweet melons, plane trees, azure creeks, pétanque, deep blue skies, crickets and customary siestas… Ah la région PACA, ses odeurs, ses couleurs, ses saveurs, on ne s’en … Continue reading

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Ten simple pleasures in Paris VII – France

Ho ho ho… The holiday frenzy has come and gone after weeks of built up excitement, expectations and desires. N2s: this year was particularly marked by daily email or sms solicitations of “don’t miss this offer” ; 2012 resolution, unsubscribe from mailing … Continue reading

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(Re)discover Paris X this weekend – France

Here’s a fun idea for this weekend (thru December 11th). Grab a pair of comfy boots, manicure your nails dark, I mean double dark (yes, #6 matte/shine duo is apparently THE new Yves Saint Laurent look), perfect your bobo attire … Continue reading

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