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Author Archive | Richard Nahem

  • House of Dior Homage Exhibition for Paris Fashion Week

    Retail Remedy: Le Bon Marché in Paris showcases the Eternellement Dior We know how much Richard Nahem loves the Paris that he shares in his walking tours, and he will be tipping FocusOnStyle during Paris Fashion Week. Designer John Galliano has been certainly in the news this week for his rather horrific alleged comments caught…

    Published on March 03, 2011
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  • New Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury

    Left Bank Hermes Store in Paris is Ultra Modern Luxury. Retail Remedy: Is it possible to outdo a classic? Hermés on the rue St. Honoré is my favorite luxury store in Paris. Hermés opened a new shop on the Left Bank in December, and it is a stunner.They have lightened their approach with an airy,…

    Published on January 27, 2011
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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Chanel and Lanvin Holiday Displays

    Christmas Windows Paris- Chanel and Lanvin Holiday Displays. Retail Remedy: Rag dolls & dogs make for whimsy rather than traditional holiday window displays. Not so traditional Christmas, c'est si bon! There's nothing that I love more on my walking tours of Paris than to spot the unexpected, especially during the holiday season. Take these whimsical…

    Published on December 22, 2010
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  • Christmas Windows Paris- Printemps Loves Lanvin and Alber Elbaz for Holiday

    Retail Remedy: Everybody loves Lanvin! Can Alber Elbaz do no wrong? Window shop these Paris holiday windows and see… Noel au Chateau where Mr & Mrs Lanvin once lived is the theme of this year’s haute Paris Christmas windows…The windows at Printemps are delightfully enchanting this year. Alber Elbaz, head designer for Lanvin, was chosen…

    Published on December 14, 2010
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  • Paris Chic Bicycles Are Rather Fun and Utalitarian

    Somehow we would like to believe that the bikes in Paris are rather tzujed up glam affairs.But, no. More often than not, Parisians go for practicality rather than preciousness when it comes to getting around the city– always with a dash of French chic style, of course! Richard Nahem, observes…I recently started taking photos of…

    Published on November 09, 2010
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  • Art Exhibition in Paris- Vincent Gagliostro Case Installation Opening

    An art show not to miss in Paris. Without exception, Vincent Gagliostro has been a multi-talented fine artist as well as coveted, award winning art director and friend. It was at Vincent's coaxing that I started my career as a fashion stylist. He is also the art director responsible for the current FocusOnStyle.com. It is…

    Published on October 18, 2010
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  • Printemps Paris Store Windows Love New York, Mr. Brainwash Style

    Retail Remedy: While we are obsessing about Paris Fashion Week, Primtemps is in LOVE with New York! The grass is always greener on the other side of a trans-Atlantic flight…Here I am living in Paris and fending off questions about the Paris Fashion Week and the Parisain department store Printemps loves New York, my former…

    Published on October 06, 2010
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  • Jean Paul Gaultier Furniture Sweetens Up Paris Elle Decor Suite

    Love the crazy way Jean Paul Gaultier put his signature nautical stripes on wacky, cool furniture. For the last two years Elle Decor has selected a fashion designer to decorate the former apartment of Jacques Carlu at the Cite de Architecture. This year the chosen is Jean Paul Gaultier, proceeding Christian Lacroix and Martin Margiela….

    Published on August 12, 2010
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  • Looking Like Your Dog Is So Chic in Paris

    My Dog, Myself: Paris Pooches… they’ve got the look!Only in Paris when you look like your dog, it will be chic!I know I will get an argument by dog lovers from other places (particularly from Sharon and her love of French poodles), but I say no one loves their dogs more than Parisians.I back up…

    Published on June 14, 2010
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  • Brigitte Bardot Bag for Lancel is Eco Chic and Controversial

    “Kate Moss for Longchamp was so five minutes ago as we dig further back in It Girl sex symbols to go forward in It BagsLancel is reverting back to the glory days of the iconic French sex symbol Brigitte Bardot with its launch of Le Brigitte Bardot handbag. Known as the provocative “woman child” who…

    Published on June 02, 2010
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  • Printemps Paris Alice in Wonderland store windows salute fashion and whimsy

    “When we look through the looking glass, we see the Eiffel Tower.Alice in Wonderland mania has taken Paris by storm! Printemps is lighting up the the dreary, gray winter with their delightfully whimsical and chic Alice in Wonderland windows.The department store is celebrating the release of the new Tim Burton version of “Alice in Wonderland,”…

    Published on February 15, 2010
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  • Paris Christmas Windows go futuristic with Lanvin and Le Bon Marche

    Retail Remedy: Have yourself a very modern Christmas full of simple and clean artistic references… I especially like these clever holiday windows at the Lanvin men’s and women’s shop that have a post-modern art feel. Le Bon Marche has the most innovative holiday windows this year. Video artist Bertrand Planes has an installation of four…

    Published on December 24, 2009
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