Catégorie : Style

My picks from NYFW SS14

NYFW… I don’t go as there is no metro line that would take me from the center of Paris to NYC, but like so many others, I like to watch it from the comfort of my laptop computer. Here are some of my top picks from the week of fashion and frocks in the Big cold Apple city. Thakoon… if… Read more →

Oscar Carvallo Haute Couture Spring 2014 Collection

Color and movement dominated the Oscar Carvallo SS14 collection, shown on January 21st at the Paris haute couture fashion week. The collection is an inspiration and collaboration of two artists, Oscar Carvallo the designer and Carlos Cruz-Diez, the painter. Cruz-Diez create six tableaux (see here and here) for the collection and Carvallo’s creations were all directly inspired from them using… Read more →

Trying On Some Trends

Trying On Some Trends by pretemoiparis Fashion comes and goes, and then comes back again… I tend to stick to basics. And then get an occasional fun, frilly or funky item. ISn’t that what they told us about how French women dress? But I thought it would be fun to test out a few trends, and what better what better… Read more →

A Makeup Artist’s View on Haute Couture

I am thrilled to present a Paris Fashion Week haute couture show review from the darling and dashing makeup artist Charles Gillman, a British expat who has been making magic in Paris for three years now. I was lucky to get to work with him in a wedding modeling shoot and on my own Sweet Life in Paris video. And… Read more →

Own (a piece of) the Eiffel Tower

Paul Bedell of Korbella™ contacted me, and with one single sentence he had my full attention : « From our pieces of Paris to yours ». These are my pieces of Paris… but… What are his? Small, wonderful, almost magical little « jewels » cut from an actual piece of the Eiffel Tower, and integrated into stylish and elegant pieces of fashion jewelry in… Read more →

Cleopatra’s Bling Launch Party!

Friend, Aussie and fabulous blogger and jewelry designer Olivia Cummings of Cleopatra’s Bling, threw her official brand launch party towards the end of this October. Hosted at Café Madam, sponsored by Vaïvaï coconut water and Lillet cocktails, Olivia invited a fabulous group of friends, fans and bloggers to celebrate the cumulation of all her hard work. She was dressed from… Read more →

Bling and cupcakes

What better combo is there than fun and pretty things to wear and cupcakes? Ok, I COULD think of a few other combinations that are even more fabulous, but this one is up in the top ten list! Mlle Olivia Cummings of Cleopatra’s Bling hosted a private sale recently at the Sugar Daze cupcake shop in the 9th. Read more →

Remnants of the Summer Season

We are basculating between the last shreds of Summer and the beginning of the delicious part of Fall, the part were we get to take out our fabulous Fall pieces and enjoy them whilst the weather isn’t too harsh. Fall fashion is the best because we don’t need heavy winter coats yet. this gives us a chance to let our… Read more →

Finding Energy and Fashion for la Rentrée

Summer vacation is over, but it has instilled in my a new energy which will hopefully carry me through the next 11 months. With that new energy I am determined to dedicate myself to taking more care of my body. Weather it’s exercise or yoga or dance, I’m going to do something to keep healthy. I much prefer new year… Read more →

Vacation Inspiration – Summer Style

  August, the month of the « Aoûtiens » as the French call it. Meaning, those who take their vacation holiday in August. The « Juilletistes » are the ones who head out of town in July. I am an « Aoûtienne ». I like having my vacation end at the end of the final Summer month. (I consider September a Fall month even though Summer… Read more →

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