Postcards from Paris

Oh, bonjour! It’s been a while again. My excuse this time? I had to find then move into my 4th apartment in 11 months in New York (yes, you’ve read that right). Adieu Midtown roof terrace. I am now very happily settled in the wonderful neighborhood that is SoHo. To add to my good mood, … Continue reading Postcards from Paris

Ladurée and Carine Roitfeld Barneys windows at Fashion’s Night Out New York

On the very first Fashion’s Night Out I was still living in Paris and went by avenue Montaigne to see what it was all about. Alas, the atmosphere was so dreadfully snobbish I bailed out. See, this is the thing that I love about New York: such events are much more accessible, you can easily … Continue reading Ladurée and Carine Roitfeld Barneys windows at Fashion’s Night Out New York

A delight for the eyes: cakes and sweets by Ladurée, Fauchon and Hédiard

Do you remember how Marie-Antoinette relished gorgeous pastries made by Ladurée in Sofia Coppola’s film? Whenever I’m in Paris, I always stop by the place de la Madeleine where the shop is located near famous luxury gourmet stores Fauchon and Hédiard. Lately I’ve been impressed by the effort these brands put in turning their pastries, … Continue reading A delight for the eyes: cakes and sweets by Ladurée, Fauchon and Hédiard