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: art at the MOMA and dining at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

Before leaving me all alone in New York, Papa and Maman Ritournelle had a day full of the best in art and fine dining the city has to offer. As you may recall from this post, we had planned to visit the MOMA earlier in their trip but ended up eating at the museum’s amazing … Continue reading NY diary: art at the MOMA and dining at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

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

NY diary: Van Cleef, the Neue Galerie and the Guggenheim Museum

After guiding you through bustling Midtown Manhattan and its skyscrapers, it’s time to enjoy a bit of cultural bliss in calmer settings. As Maman Ritournelle is a great appreciator of art and beautiful things, I decided to treat her to three remarkable stops on Museum Mile: the Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Neue Galerie and the Guggenheim. … Continue reading NY diary: Van Cleef, the Neue Galerie and the Guggenheim Museum