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Friday Finds: Cold-Weather Cuppa Competition

November 15, 2013

As temperatures plummet, we’re prone to making up for lost degrees in furious fits of warm beverage-drinking. And while coffee might keep us going energy-wise in wintry climates, a cup of joe is not (quite) enough to thaw our shivering selves. No, even these caffeine addicts need to turn to… (more)
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Friday Finds: Snatches of Style in Paris

October 4, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE – Fashion Month completed its biannual run on Wednesday, but those in Paris for the aftermath can catch another whiff of that fleeting, bergamot-scented bouquet. Every day is style day in la Ville Lumière; the arrival of Fashion Week each season just stirs its perpetual style presence into a… (more)
Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris Left Bank
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A Stylish Guide to Paris’s Rive Gauche (Left Bank)

April 28, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE – If you’ve ever imagined yourself waxing poetic or philosophic while sipping a café au lait at a Parisian café, then you’ve channeled the energy of the Rive Gauche, or “the Left Bank.” This nickname for the southern bank of Paris‘s Seine River is synonymous with a period… (more)
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Avenue de Champs-Élysées for the Holidays

December 15, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – There’s nothing like Christmas lights displays in the City of Light, and the Avenue de Champs-Élysées is one of our favorite spots in Paris to glimpse them. This year, the trees along this historic boulevard are dressed up with luminous rings and mirrors dotted around their branches, creating a spectacular… (more)
ue des Francs Bourgeoisby McFly_Jools on Flickr
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A Summer Stroll Through Le Marais in Paris

June 24, 2012

PARIS, FRANCE – Springtime in Paris may be a cliché of perfection, but summer is when the city is positively deluged by tourists (most notably the school’s-out-for-three-months set). Whether you’ve got a family in tow or are flying solo, though, Paris’s charms don’t have to be marred by long lines… (more)
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The be-all and end-all of ballet flats at Repetto

August 20, 2011

PARIS, FRANCE – Not so long ago, I spent a summer in Paris. While there, I did everything the Parisians do—sipped café au lait on a rickety round table al fresco, walked around the Tuileries with my headphones in, partied with the French electro crowd on weeknights. Still, I couldn’t… (more)
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It-girl-approved wardrobe choices at Maje, coming soon to New York!

August 11, 2011

PARIS, FRANCE – Earlier this year, It girl Vanessa Traina launched a collaboration with French fashion label Maje. In attendance at the Barneys New York launch were fashion powerhouses Alexander Wang and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, among others. What we learned from that event in March was that if the… (more)
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Parisian girls know best at Zadig et Voltaire

August 1, 2011

PARIS, FRANCE- There’s no denying that Parisian girls are the inspiration for many a fashionista and designer, all in search of an (inherently French?) aesthetic that is best defined as effortlessly chic. Not classic-little-black-dress chic, but rather an elusive I-just-rolled-out-of-bed-and-threw-this-on-but-am-still-glamorous chic. For me, the understanding of that effortless-glam “look” dawned… (more)