Paris Haute Couture

Paris Haute Couture is the fashion exhibition of the moment in Paris. With the support of Swarovski, the Hôtel de Ville de Paris hosts more than 100 magnificent designs of the past century for you to see up close. Born from the wild imagination of designers, created with the best materials and endless hours of…

Yves Saint Laurent exhibition in Denver

The highlight of my week-long business trip to Denver was the Yves Saint Laurent retrospective at the Denver Art Museum. It is the same exhibition that took place in Paris two years ago (and which I blogged on here). Once again, it was a great opportunity to remember Saint Laurent’s genius and wonder at his…

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…

Shopping for Egon Schiele paintings and Chanel jewelry at the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris

In my post on Christian Dior, I asked you which designer’s or artist’s home you dream of visiting. If I had to answer myself, I would say Yves Saint Laurent’s apartment in Paris. In February 2009, I had the chance to see the works of art that belonged to him on show at the Grand…