Caring for a Cashmere Sweater

Caring for a Cashmere Sweater

Cashmere is a fiber derived from cashmere and pashmina goats. When compared to a sheep wool sweater, a cashmere sweater is finer, stronger, lighter, softer, and approximately three times more insulating. It is also a very fashionable fabric that many people prefer to wear during the cooler months. The fabric is very … Read more

You Don’t Have to Be French to Tie a French Knot

French knot

A scarf (une écharpe in French) is the ultimate French wardrobe staple. Indeed, French women are known for wearing scarves in all seasons. Scarves are not considered a winter item in France, but are worn all year, including during the summer. Only the hottest weather will prevent French women from wearing scarves. … Read more

Classic Parisian Fashions for Men

Men’s Fashion

It goes without saying that Parisians know how to dress well. Their effortless, timeless, yet elegant style complements the hectic lifestyle that comes with living in Paris. Parisian men are no exception to this rule, as you’ve probably noticed if you’ve ever visited the city. Parisian fashion is a little more sophisticated … Read more

How to Follow the French Fashion Style for Men

There are dozens of fashion styles that men can follow, but there are only a few of those that are considered the best of the best when it comes to looks and appeal. One of the fashion styles that are deemed the best is the French fashion style, which is more focused … Read more

How to Dress like a French Woman over 50 (60, 40)

The Parisian style, a quintessential epitome of everything French, is an expression of elegant, carefree, and effortless fashion reflecting contemporary street styles and the latest global trends. Swapping between popular selections signifies the fashion-forward independent free thinker. However, the French woman emphasizes the classics. Timeless pieces, neutral tones, and a minimalistic look … Read more

How To Do Your Makeup Like A French Girl

“I don’t understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little – if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that’s the day she has a date with destiny. And it’s best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.” – Coco Chanel The … Read more

Mark Your Calendars: 3 Things I’m Excited About

Sometimes you can’t wait until after something has happened to write about it. There are some events SO exciting that they need their own pre-post – a rumbling before the incoming earthquake of earth-shattering awesome. Here are 3 things on the horizon that have me prancing about like a school girl: 1. … Read more

How to Tie a Scarf Like The French

“You can always spot un américain because they never seem to wear scarves properly,” said a Parisian friend to me one day over un café (that’s an espresso en français). In order to fit in with the fashionably cold-weathered Europeans, it’s important to learn how bundle up like the French. Don’t simply … Read more