Moving to Montmartre

I realize I have been MIA from this blog for far too long but I have an unexpected move to blame for my absence and the break in my routine. It all started with an intense search for the perfect apartment (well, at least a decent one which would fall within my budget). As some…

My blog birthday present: a publication in Vanity Fair!

One evening in July I received an email with the subject “Request from Vanity Fair, please”. Half-expecting this to be a joke, I read it and felt my jaw drop. The magazine was requesting my authorization to publish a picture from my blog in their September issue’s Cult Favorites section. Of course I said yes…

New beginnings

It’s been a little over 3 months since I’ve moved back to France. My 2-year contract in New York City ended in October and since I was missing the OId World, I decided to look for a new job in Europe. With no real lead in sight, I did the JFK-Charles de Gaulle trip one…

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…