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…

Les Marquis de Ladurée, Ladurée’s new chocolate boutique in Paris

Les Marquis de Ladurée is Ladurée’s new Parisian boutique entirely dedicated to chocolate. I discovered the place entirely by chance while strolling down the rue de Castiglione. My eyes were drawn to the dramatic macaron cakes in the window and, intrigued, I opened the door. I enquired through a salesperson about the history of the…

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…