Reading List

This time in isolation is the perfect time to open a good book, I managed to finish read a few that were on my list. While it’s nice to not be staring at a screen, you can also find them on Kindle, Scribd or Apple Books. There’s no better time to read the books that [...]

Working on your wellness

I think that in times of uncertainty, self-care goes to the end of the list, but it’s something that should definitely be taken into consideration more. For me these are some things that I’ve really focussed on during this enforced quarantine. I always love listening to new podcasts, I usually listen to episodes from Drive [...]

Icicle Store

Icicle is a slow fashion brand from Shanghai, it opened last September on the Iconic George V it’s a must see visit if you’re in Paris. The store is more than just a brand it’s a lifestyle where every detail is carefully crafted and curated with either books or home decorations. Icicle’s mindset is Made [...]

Vintage Stores in Paris

I find that the clothes you find in vintage stores always have so much more character than the typical high street stores. Nothing is worse than buying a piece of clothing and as soon as you leave the store you’ve spotted at least 5 people wearing exactly the same item. They are always unique pieces [...]

Back Side / Dos à la mode exhibition

Musée Bourdelle has just opened its doors to a new exhibition: “Back Side /Dos à la mode”. The exhibition, curated by Alexandre Samson, displays the work of numerous designers - Karl Lagerfeld for Chloe, Rick Owens, Balenciaga, Schiaparelli and The Row, to name but a few.It explores the fascination with the back in fashion, whether it’s [...]

Les chōchin du Japon

Whilst I was in Bordeaux I went to the Musée des Arts Decoratifs. The exhibition I visited is called ‘As Movable as Butterflies: Les chōchin du Japon’ which explores the different types of lighting in Japan. The exhibition explored lighting through objects, paintings, photographs and films. The exhibition displayed the lanterns next to the prints, [...]

Musée Bourdelle

I recently went to Musée Bourdelle. It’s a hidden gem tucked away in a quiet street in the 15th arrondissement. The museum is a secret oasis in the middle of Paris, the sense of calm, serenity and quiet makes you feel as though you aren’t in the city. It has a wonderful series of rooms [...]

Day at the Museum

The Musée Jacquemart André is located in the heart of the 8th arrondissement. It’s a private museum that originally was the home of Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart. The museum is made up of a series of rooms and apartments with a vast collection of paintings, sculptures, furniture and remarkable architecture. When the weather can [...]

Feeling Festive in Paris

Christmas is always the most magical time, not just for children but for adults too! Paris, the City of Light’, never ceases to enchant me with its stunning Christmas displays. A few things that always put me in a cheery mood include walking around the 8tharrondissement (which seems to be the hub of Christmas décor), [...]

L’appartement Sézane

L'appartement Sézane is a concept store in the 2nd arrondisment. They have a number of items to choose from - clothing, bags, shoes, jewellery and of course interior accessories. All with Sézane’s eclectic style. Around the store you will find water infused with lemons, cucumbers and oranges, as well as a range of biscuits dotted around [...]

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