Le Bon Marche: fabulous Paris department store without all the tourists

Ah, the Bon Marche department store in Paris! If you have been to Paris and shopped at the Galeries Lafayette or Printemps, the two largest department stores in Paris, chances are you will have bumped into hundreds of tourists, struggled to make your way through the narrow aisles and wandered around in confusion. Le Bon […]

Perfect knitted jacket for spring 2012

I love this nude pink knitted jacket from UK design firm, Goat Fashion, available from Matches for 240 GBP.

Classic looks for early Spring 2012

Classic looks for early spring are feminine and light-hearted. A bit retro (French 1960s), practical (no vertiginous heels please) and classic, these pieces will take you from early spring, with its chill in the air, to late spring and afte the summer, even into fall and early winter. I chose these pieces because they’re timeless […]

Bags 2.0: simple, elegant, minimalist

Aren’t you tired of all those overpriced designer bags covered with logos, studs, and other icky doodads? Welcome to Bags 2.0 for those of us who appreciate simplicity and elegance. Two proponents of Bags 2.0 are Thom Browne and Tila March.

Tara Jarmon launches Mademoiselle Tara line

I love the “gamine” look of these clothes from Tara Jarmon’s newest younger line, Mademoiselle Tara.

Toast Men’s Collection Fall-Winter 2011

Sportmax Fall-Winter 2011

Very striking 1960s retro looks and sharp tailoring are what make Sportmax’s autumn-winter 2011 collection a compelling addition to your wardrobe. I love Sportmax because it’s edgier and younger than Max Mara but still made with the same quality fabric and workmanship.

Toast early fall 2011 women’s catalogue: most interesting models, photography

I love the clothes and accessories from Toast, a UK shop that sells women’s and men’s clothes and accessories, as well as housewares. Toast catalogues have the most dreamy photography and they use models whom you rarely see in other fashion catalogues, that is, women over 25 years of age. Not only do the models […]