Soirée à Paris

This Petit Bateau sweater has become the item I wear the most. Among the children’s clothes, cotton T-shirts and panties of this beloved French brand, you can occasionally find stylish gems like this one. (And it’s now on sale!) I usually wear this top with dark skinny jeans whenever I eat out with friends or…

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…

IRO, Maje and Comptoir des Cotonniers: 3 French fashion brands gone big

A couple of years ago, I lived 3 minutes away from Maje and Comptoir des Cotonniers stores, and I can’t tell you how happy I was. Along with IRO, these are 3 French fashion labels not older than 15 years that are now go-to brands for French girls, with a growing success on the international…