Étiquette : Hermès

I Work in Luxury Sales

I work in luxury sales.  It sounds gorgeous doesn’t it? “luxury sales”. In truth, I’m a salesperson in a boutique for a luxury brand, and even though there is often a sort of pejorative regard for such an employment, I love my job and the company I work for. Many people who find out what I do and where,  often… Read more →

24 Hours in Paris – Prête-Moi Paris Style!

Sometimes friends will email me and ask for advice on what to do with a long layover in Paris. Or better yet, some friends will deliberately schedule a long layover, just to get a « Paris fix » (it’s like a drug you know)! If it were me, I would certainly schedule a long layover, but I live here so I am… 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 →

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 →

Style Story – The Sweet Life in Paris

Olivia and Olivier explore the tasty treats of Paris. A chic Parisian girl and her puppy seek out some of the sweet stuff in the City of Lights while strolling around the two city islands in the middle of the Seine. They go from ice cream, to cookies, and stop to smell the roses, and enjoy a sweet café crème… Read more →

Smells like home for the holidays

I seem to be on a scent quest lately with all these perfume posts. I don’t know why, but I hope you all like it. I promise diversity will return to my blog right after the holidays! I was thinking about all of the home scents that I love this time of year, and obviously my first idea is to… Read more →

Shopping in and around Paris

Guest post by Bonney Bailey  Paris has to be one of the most popular shopping cities in the world. Here, high-end chic rubs shoulders with vintage fashion, making this the ultimate city to shop ’til you drop. Whether you’re spending a romantic weekend away or taking the kids to Eurodisney Paris you’ll never be far away from some first class… Read more →

Vintage ‘it’ bags and more

Since 1995 Monsieur Gérard Avrand and his wife Mme Valérie Michot have held this boutique that brings new life to items that no longer serve their original owners. Chanel bags, Prada, Hermès, Vuitton… I guess in this age of consumerism we can all get tired of even the finest of things and be on the search for something new. Thank… Read more →

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