FRENCH BEAUTY MUSTS

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Skin care is big business in France. In Paris you will find every "Pharmacie" full of La Roche-Posay, Avène, Claudalie, Bioderma, and Vichy products. It is a treasure trove of skin care products, hair products, fragrant oils, scented soaps and perfume.  If you are a skincare junkie like me, you will feel like you have just entered heaven upon Continue Reading

TRUE PARISIAN CHIC – ISABEL MARANT

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Effortless chic. Bohemian. Minimalist, but never boring.  I could go on, but those are my top descriptors for the Isabel Marant aesthetic.  Marant, 46,  is a French designer whose label debuted in 1994; she designs clothing that would fill my entire closet if possible. I am beyond excited to see her latest collection at Paris Fashion Continue Reading

PARISIAN SHOPPING TRIP

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It was during our Parisian vacation that I fell in love with two French labels that I have been meaning to tell you all about:  A.P.C and Comptoir des Cottoniers.  Both feature chic and urban-cool designs that are thoroughly wearable and modern. For those of you lucky enough to live in NYC, they both have stores there. For the rest Continue Reading