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…

Hermès Faubourg Saint-Honoré store windows in Paris: a luxury fall harvest

Following their scarves sold at Colette, let’s now have a look at what Hermès is really renowned for: beautifully refined luxury accessories, a unique know-how and gorgeous colors. The store on rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris never ceases to amaze us with its windows displaying tales and stories come to life. 24, rue du…

Hermès J’aime mon carré scarves at Colette in Paris

Dear readers, last week was all about Dior with the exhibition of his couture ball gowns and our visit to his childhood home. But this week, it’s Hermès week! I wish we had more of those, don’t you? First off, let’s start with something brand new and eventful. Remember when I told you about Hermès’s…

J’aime mon carré: Hermès’s new online campaign tempts young girls with scarves

With its new website jaimemoncarre.com and Facebook page, Hermes is clearly targeting young consumers. Going viral may come as a surprise from a company that doesn’t rely as much as its competitors on advertising, but this is not the first time Hermès treats itself to a facelift. Nobody wants to shop from an aging brand…