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.…

Hermès La Maison exhibition and books

Who wouldn’t want to watch the craftsmen of Hermès create Birkin bags in the Parisian ateliers? This is exactly what you can experience through La Maison, an 11-volume 5-kilo tome published last July. 33 pictures from the books are on show at the Madison Avenue store until September 30th and of course I had to…

NY diary: memories of Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty at the Met

When Savage Beauty opened in May, we admired the magnificent windows Bergdorf Goodman had designed around the exhibit. Now that the retrospective is over, it is time for me to share with you my pictures and impressions of New York’s biggest fashion event so far this year. I headed to the Met first thing in…

The Assouline bookstore at the Plaza Hotel in New York

After my divine treatment at the Caudalie Spa in the Plaza, I explored the prestigious New York hotel. As I wandered in the marble lobby under its giant crystal chandeliers, I noticed the Assouline bookstore up in the mezzanine. A warm and welcoming nook packed with the most refined books, it had all the ingredients…