Posts Tagged ‘Yves Saint Laurent’

Paris Shopping: Spring into Spring!

Spring may not be in the Paris air quite yet, but designers’ spring collections are certainly filling nearly every shop window along the Champs-Elysées and beyond, so getting in the spirit of spring is unavoidable. This brightly chic ensemble from Lela Rose is absolute perfection for a leisurely afternoon of Paris shopping, lunch with friends or any sophisticated daytime event.

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New Year’s Eve in Paris

What should I wear in Paris? It’s a question that torments many. The reasonable answer is that you should wear whatever you feel most comfortable in, but the reality is that sometimes a girl wants to mix it up a bit and get beyond her comfort zone. Paris seems to inspire our inner fashionista, and nothing is more inspirational for getting dressed up than New Year’s Eve in Paris.

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Paris Fashion: Night Out in Paris

The temperatures are warming up, and there is no more perfect weather than now for an evening out on the town! This ultrachic Parisian look is perfect for any night out in the City of Light. Stella McCartney’s strapless peplum dress is a style that is flattering for almost any body type, and who doesn’t need a perfect go-to little black dress flirty enough for spring?

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An Artful Look for a Day at the Museum

Tourists and locals are raving about the newly reopened mecca of modern and contemporary art, the Palais de Tokyo. Whether you are touring its galleries or dining in its chic restaurant, Tokyo Eat, this ensemble will show off your sense of style while keeping you comfortable during your visit.

Starting with a comfy Erdem knit dress, we layered up with a seasonal light leather jacket by Acne.

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Bright Pops of Color

New York Fashion Week has come to an end, and we are already looking forward to all of the fabulous fashion on the way next fall. While we were people-watching at Lincoln Center, we spotted a trend among the attendees: bright pops of color!

We responded by putting together an assortment of separates sure to brighten your dreary winter and have you looking just as fashionable as a Fashion Week insider.

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Falling for Cordovan

The summer heat is letting up in Paris, and fall is in the air as Parisiennes and tourists alike prepare for the turning of the leaves and the changing of the seasons. We’ll take any excuse to go shopping, and the arrival of autumn doesn’t just mean it’s time to look for that great new coat or stock up on scarves—although you’ll never catch a true Parisienne without a well-tied scarf once the temperature drops.

Fall also means it’s time to […]

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St.-Tropez Style

This is the perfect time of year to do your Paris shopping with the South of France in mind, because we’re heading to none other than St.-Tropez! The undeniably chic sport of polo is well under way and the perfect addition to any weekend. As for what to wear to these fabulous […]

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An essential for the classic French look, a handbag from Céline is a great buy during the soldes in Paris

Les Soldes 2011

The year 2011 has arrived. Excited? Me, too. All I can think about is shopping, shopping, shopping! On January 12, staff will be up extra early to open their shops at 8 a.m., an ungodly hour for a city that doesn’t usually get started until 10 a.m., to reveal some amazing discounts. 

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Fall Frocks for Parisiennes

How are the chic girls shopping in Paris this season? We went on a spree at Net-a-Porter to find the fashionable trends for fall, and we fell in love with these fabulous frocks—a Stella McCartney LBD with an of-the-moment peplum, and this bold belted wrap from Tibi. Both are just the thing to update your autumn wardrobe.

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Morning, Nude and Night

Heading to Paris this spring? Take a peek at our Paris-worthy morning-to-night look. When you’re traveling, it helps to pick a palette as you pack, making mixing…

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La Vie en Rose

Shine like a star and be the oh so chic lady in red at the holiday soirées with this great selection of red party dresses. You can deck the halls in true Parisienne style with these easy-to-wear holiday sheaths. Red is such a trendy color right now, in every shade, from true red to deep burgundy.

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The light and citrusy Parisienne, by Yves Saint Laurent.

Pretty Pink Perfumes from Paris

On my last trip to Paris, just a few weeks ago, I made my normal stop at duty free coming home from Charles de Gaulle. It seems that all the big houses are doing lovely pink-colored perfumes. I may perhaps be the last to catch on to this trend. These are most likely aimed at a young ingenue audience, but even in my mid-40s I decided to take a sniff.

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See and Be Seen in St.-Tropez: Day and Night Looks

Teetering on the brink of the Côte d’Azur in a spectacular setting for the See and Be Seen set, St.-Tropez is a jewel of fascinating contradictions. From the understated and tenderly preserved fishing village to the scintillating allure of the ever-flowing champagne at the most glamorous clubs in the world, St.-Tropez has something for everyone and is the perfect place for a summer holiday.

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