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  • International fashion & style; Emanuel Ungaro.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Emanuel Ungaro.. Paris ..spring 2015
    The time has come to speak openly about one of the great fabled heritage brands that flourished for so many years under its eponymous designer; Emanuel Ungaro was a master of drape, fabric, construction, detail and most of all women. This was a...
  • International fashion & style; Giambattista Valli.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Giambattista Valli.. Paris ..spring 2015
    Let’s talk intellect now, not the bloated philosophical variety that comes so easily to those like Raf, Miuccia and Nicky but the intellect or rather the smarts of what it takes to deliver an exquisite collection of clothes. Yes, smarts well...
  • Manish Arora’s opens first store in Paris
    Manish Arora’s opens first store in Paris
    Indian brand Manish Arora has opened it flagship store in Paris. The Brand was started by Manish Arora in New Delhi the Paris store is located at 5 rue Rouget-de-Isle. The flagship store will also feature a show room, sales space and exhibition...
  • International fashion & style; Givenchy.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Givenchy.. Paris ..spring 2015
    So, if Tom Ford, Christian Lacroix, Olivier Rousteing, Azzedine Alaia, Alexandre Vauthier, Donatellamommamia and Ricky tickey tacky collectively hatched a collection it would be this one! There was more leather, whip stitching, grommets, studs and...
  • International fashion & style; Akris.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Akris.. Paris ..spring 2015
    Every season the memory that Akris was once an old dowager collection amazes me. It shows you that a brand can be reinvented and yet retain its original DNA which was structured beautifully made clothes albeit now conceived with a master’s...
  • International fashion & style; Céline.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Céline.. Paris ..spring 2015
    This is a collection whose appeal evades most often but this season there is an odd appeal that can’t really be put into words but here goes….The collection evokes a or stirs a feeling that it has matured as in grown up not so much...
  • International fashion & style; Mugler.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Mugler.. Paris ..spring 2015
    Let’s talk Mugler! Mugler 2015! David Koma might just be the one to revive the name and bring it into the 21st century. Unquestionably this collection is head and shoulders about anything that that the hack Formichetti had produced under the...
  • International fashion & style; Christian Dior.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Christian Dior.. Paris ..spring 2015
    Where to start? Raf seems to think he can rewrite or redefine fashion and what it means to be fashionable but alas he is far from capable. What is most apparent is that Raf seems to have no idea what women want to wear or what attracts them to the...
  • International fashion & style; Lanvin.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Lanvin.. Paris ..spring 2015
    Well, here’s the deal. From the first exit till about midway into the show, you might have been convinced that Alber has returned to clothes that that were wearable covetable albeit not as sexy as they once were. Then as if by magic, he...
  • Paris Vacation Apartment Guide
    You may want to find your passport!
    Most of you know my passion in addition to wonderful world of food is travel!I’m excited to announce that my years of visiting the most wonderful city in the world, Paris, has paid off in the debut of my newest writing adventure, a fabulous...
  • International fashion & style; Gareth Pugh.. Paris ..spring 2015
    International fashion & style; Gareth Pugh.. Paris ..spring 2015
    Can we talk here? Gareth Pugh can save all his inspirations and explanations when it comes to his clothes as they speak for themselves... Well possibly in a language that we don’t always understand. Nevertheless Mr. Pugh is a designer who...
  • International fashion & style; meet Hervé Godard .. founder of Blake.. Blake men
    International fashion & style; meet Hervé Godard .. founder of Blake.. Blake men
    Being in fashion has never been a smooth road to travel. Creatives are rarely satisfied and those who know they possess great talents eventually wise up to as to when they are being used for someone else’s advancement.Mr. Godard started as a...
  • Maison Jules FW 2014 presentation: Embracing the Parisian fashion spirit
    Maison Jules FW 2014 presentation: Embracing the Parisian fashion spirit
    Recently, Maison Jules had its Fall/Winter 2014 presentation at Art Beam in Chelsea. The space was decorated with the city of Paris in mind, evoking city street and café settings. Betty Autier from Le Blog de Bettyhosted the event and other...
  • Mandarin Oriental Hotels make selfie memories around the world
    Mandarin Oriental Hotels makes selfie memories from the US to Asia
    Those dream vacations tend to end too soon. You spend months planning and days packing and they are over in a flash. Mandarin Oriental Hotels want to make those memories last with selfie suggestions from around the world. Now picture yourself...
  • Chicago River bends through town
    View of Chicago River calls to mind Seine River in Paris
    A happy set of circumstances found me awakening in Chicago one morning. Looking out at the Chicago River from an elevated hotel room is picture-postcard perfect. The river glitters in the sun by day, and the city lights by night. It cuts through...