A Sunday in Deauville

Yesterday I experienced the most welcomed breath of fresh air in Deauville. Even though I’m lucky to escape Paris every weekend at my parents’ in the Normandy countryside, I felt the need for a change of scenery. And what better place than this quaint and stylish seaside town? I had spent a day there 3…

Where is spring in Paris?

Where is spring in Paris? I am asking this as cold rain is pouring on the first day of May. The weather of the past few days makes you hesitant to shed your winter coat. It even snowed in France last week. So how can we make sure spring is present in our everyday lives…

New beginnings

It’s been a little over 3 months since I’ve moved back to France. My 2-year contract in New York City ended in October and since I was missing the OId World, I decided to look for a new job in Europe. With no real lead in sight, I did the JFK-Charles de Gaulle trip one…

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…