Six Hours of Summer

So it’s definitely Fall in NYC (where I am now, if anyone is keeping track). And I feel that I didn’t really have a summer at all this year. Due to wearing heavy coats in Paris until the middle of July in what everyone described as the coldest spring and ‘summer’ in years; to coming […]

Read More

Giverny

One of the last things I did right before I left Paris was to go to Claude Monet’s gardens at Giverny, where the Impressionist artist painted his famous water lily and bridge paintings. I went once 9 years ago and honestly it was one of the most beautiful places I can remember so I was […]

Read More

Loving Paris

It really took a while for Paris to grow on me. We have been plagued by the coldest winter and summer that most people can remember here. Literally I couldn’t wear sandals until this week. So of course I never wanted to go outside. People are smelly. I don’t speak French half as well as […]

Read More

Les Soldes – Thoughts on Fashion Value

So it’s the most wonderful time of the year in Paris. Les Soldes!! Or… The sales! Twice a year the French government mandates that all retail stores hold sales. This years Spring/ Summer collection sales started Wednesday, June 26th and go straight till the end of July! On Wednesday you could genuinely feel the winds […]

Read More

The Paris Metro

There are many great things about the Paris metro. It serves the city extremely well and wherever you are you’re pretty close to at least 3 metro stations to select from. And the time that you have to spend on the metro is quite short as the distances from one station to another can be […]

Read More