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

Parisian Chic book signing with Inès de la Fressange in New York

Inès de la Fressange’s Parisian Chic was given to me as a Christmas present by Maman Ritournelle. With its great number of must-see addresses, relevant style advice and sassy writing, the book instantly became my bible and I’ve been recommending it to all my Paris-loving friends. So when I was shopping at Saks 5th Avenue … Continue reading Parisian Chic book signing with Inès de la Fressange in New York

The Caudalie Spa at The Plaza in New York: the grape escape

Do you know Caudalie? I have been using this skincare brand featuring ingredients from the vine for years. A French import in the USA just like me, Caudalie opened a spa in the prestigious Plaza Hotel in 2008. A while ago I recommended their products on Twitter and Caudalie contacted me to thank me back. … Continue reading The Caudalie Spa at The Plaza in New York: the grape escape

The Guerlain Store and Spa in Paris: perfume and pampering

After months of hard work in New York, it was an absolute pleasure to spend two days in Paris. Although I lived in this city for a long time, I never cease to be amazed by its beauty and refinement. It is precisely this Parisian atmosphere that I enjoy at the Maison Guerlain located on … Continue reading The Guerlain Store and Spa in Paris: perfume and pampering