The ballerina dilemna

I love ballerinas. I really do. Their grace, strength and dedication to their art never fail to touch me. I am too much of a bad dancer to even dream of becoming one so I will be content with the type of ballerinas that you can wear on your feet. I have bought these black … Continue reading The ballerina dilemna

The wonderful world of modeling

Yesterday I went to see "Mannequin – Corps de la Mode" (Models – The body of fashion) at the Cité de la Mode et du Design in Paris. This exhibition leads us through the history of modeling with lots of humor. Above all, it reveals a job that is compelling by its contradictions. Models are … Continue reading The wonderful world of modeling

Visiting the Dior couture salons on avenue Montaigne

After visiting the Berluti workshop, I was lucky to tour the Dior salons on avenue Montaigne through LVMH’s Journées Particulières. Dior's celebrity-oriented advertisement and marketing tends to overshadow the prestige of its craftsmen and the quality of its products so it was a wonderful idea to guide us behind the scenes over a weekend. We … Continue reading Visiting the Dior couture salons on avenue Montaigne

The Berluti bespoke shoes workshop

LVMH’s “Journées Particulières” were a massive hit this past weekend in Paris. For the second year, the luxury group welcomed the public in its ateliers. When bookings opened a few weeks ago, invitations were gone within minutes. People without one had to queue for 5 long hours at Dior. Today I will tell you about … Continue reading The Berluti bespoke shoes workshop