HONESTY ADORNED

Paris

Like this food for thought as I went to put on an old necklace a past love gave me and found myself hurting as I held it in my hand: Do men give us jewelry to adorn us, or to own us? In that moment I felt like there was…

PRECIOUS TIME

Paris

Time is so good at escaping me these days. It seems I spend more of it overwhelmed by all the work before me right now that I lose time actually doing it. No time to think, just do. In life there are three parts to our time…

L’OUEST

Paris

In the however, I always go west. Autumn is the most precious season here. The city takes a gentle breath after summer. It can blow past so swiftly it’s gone before we have even had a week…

ELSEWHERE

Paris

It’s been a while since I’ve been here, and I don’t like staying away so long. This place is like the heart of all the things I do. Somehow so many things spring from it, and most the rest comes back to it, in one way or another…

TARA JARMON SS15

Paris

I’m pretty consistent about posting a whole lot of nothing about Paris Fashion Week or any other fashion week on this blog for many reasons. But I’m breaking my silence for this darling designer I seem to have a lot in common with…

VINTAGE AMOUR

Paris

Years ago when I moved to Paris, vintage was a bit of an obsession. I was a student with an insatiable appetite for clothing and next to zero income to sustain it. Luckily, I lived in the Marais (and still do) where vintage shops, called friperies here, are bountiful with prices more friendly than the rest of the stores…