A glance at GANNI

I am going to start writing a number of blog posts where I look into different brands offering responsibly made clothes and accessories. I’m starting off with GANNI, a Danish brand known for its bold prints, effortless Scandinavian style and understated silhouettes. You might have even seen the iconic Ganni Girls on Instagram. For GANNI, [...]

Vintage Velvet

Those Autumn afternoons when the blazing heat of the day disappears and there is a slight chill in the air as the sun is setting. At the beginning of Autumn it can be difficult to choose what to wear; even though summer is over the weather is just as warm. A little dress and a bolero are ideal for making the transition to the new season.

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.

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.

Winter Walks

Despite the chilly weather, it’s always nice to go on a refreshing walk in winter. It’s great to enjoy the crisp blue sky (when it’s actually sunny!).  Grab a take-away coffee to keep you warm whilst you wander through the Tuileries. Find one of the iconic green chairs with your coffee - it’s ideal to [...]

Winter Wear

Every December I always enjoy passing through Place Vendôme to see all the decorations. There’s something magical about the Christmas season in Paris. Seeing the floating trees at Le Bon Marché whilst trying to find the perfect gift. Exploring the Marché de Noël in the Tuileries and taking in the scent of roasted chestnuts. And [...]

Autumn Tones

Neutral, warm, muted tones. That time when the weather becomes more crisp and chilly. The landscapes and cityscapes become amber, auburn, golden. Autumn is that wonderful time of year when you get to start layering (in a sophisticated manner). For outfits I like to have quite muted, neutral colours but have a dash of lightness, [...]

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 [...]

The Summer Shirt

I love the look of wearing a shirt over swimwear – just throwing it over a bikini or swimsuit. Perfect to get through summer whilst tanning without burning. The shirt is something that is loose, light but still sophisticated. And choosing one in a bright colour makes it not too formal. I have always loved [...]

How to wear knitwear in summer

The idea of wearing knits in summer sounds rather odd, you might immediately think of cardigans and jumpers. But recently I bought some knitwear pieces, and I can’t wait for winter to wear them. For some reason summer knits remind me of the Côte d’Azur and Brigitte Bardot in the 1950’s. I’m always looking for [...]

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