French dressing in New York City

I realized during my recent stays in France that my New York City wardrobe is not exactly suitable for a Parisian lifestyle. New Yorkers tend to dress up when they go out so I felt overdressed at my favorite Montparnasse restaurant. Likewise, American women love leggings and mini-skirts, clothes that could easily lead to fashion … Continue reading French dressing in New York City

Tiffany Bone cuff and glamorous windows

Do you own jewelry that instantly makes you feel more of a woman, more powerful? In my case it’s my Tiffany Bone cuff. You see, I remember the instant I noticed this bracelet in the pages of French Elle. I was 18 and fell in love with the sculptural design resembling a small modern art … Continue reading Tiffany Bone cuff and glamorous windows

French touch

It’s been a month since my trip to France for the holidays. A wonderful time that ended with a few days in Paris, a city that never ceases to amaze me by its romantic beauty. The gifts and objects I brought back from my home country brighten up my days with a refined French touch. … Continue reading French touch

Ritournelle’s 1st birthday and fashion finds from France

My goodness, it feels like I’ve been on vacation for years! I was terribly, dreadfully busy with my business trip to Boston, then spent a few delightful weeks in France and was swept up all over again in the joyful turmoil that is New York life. Apparently I am still accustomed to the French tradition … Continue reading Ritournelle’s 1st birthday and fashion finds from France