Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 2

Spring-summer 2008 collection inspired by artist Richard Prince After visiting the first part of the exhibition, let’s now enter the wonderful world of Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton. 15 years ago, Marc Jacobs became the artistic director of the brand established in 1854. The house of Louis Vuitton had absolutely no experience in fashion at … Continue reading Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 2

Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 1

The Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition was a highlight of my Parisian trip a couple of weeks ago. Taking place in one of my favorite museums, the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, it is on show until mid-September. The first level explains the creation of the Louis Vuitton house with historical detail, how the brand became … Continue reading Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition – Part 1

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

NY diary: the Caudalie Spa, a view from Chanel and other delights

After a day of cultural bliss on Museum Mile, I treated Maman Ritournelle to another pleasure: a morning of luxurious pampering at the Caudalie Spa. The perfect Mother’s Day gift! We headed to the Plaza Hotel first thing in the morning, walked through the lavish marble lobby and took the elevator up to “heaven on … Continue reading NY diary: the Caudalie Spa, a view from Chanel and other delights