Cashmere in summer

Before a sweltering heat took over Paris, a rather chilly summer lingered in the city. This episode seems rather distant now, doesn’t it? Wrapped in cashmere, I would brave the winds and rain, taking comfort in the soft and warm fabric. It’s interesting how the touch of clothing can soothe your mind. In my case,…

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…

The ballerina dilemna

I love ballerinas. I really do. Their grace, strength and dedication to their art never fail to touch me. I am too much of a bad dancer to even dream of becoming one so I will be content with the type of ballerinas that you can wear on your feet. I have bought these black…

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…