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 bicycles around the city. They have a certain charm which is hard to describe.From the slick racers that are used in the Tour De France, […]
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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 hometown. Go figure.While Paris is overflowing with some of the most styled out fashion peeps in the world and celebrating French Chic like nobody’s business, […]
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. Jean Paul Gaultier has brought his usual whimsical and sometimes kitschy style to the 2,400 sq. ft. space atop the museum.
“Rome comes to Paris by way of the Fernanda Gattinoni Exhibit at Italian Cultural Center; Richard reports. –S.H.In the 50’s and 60’s Italian couturier Fernanda Gattinoni designed clothes for the biggest Hollywood and international stars including Kim Novak, Ingrid Bergman, Anouk Aimee, Bette Davis, Gina Lollobrigida, Ava Gardner, and Anna Magnani.”
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 my statement with the fact that dogs are allowed almost anywhere in Paris- at the butcher, the baker, restaurants, the metro, parks, art galleries, food […]
Nothing says classic chic more than Hermes luxuryThe holiday windows at Hermes Paris always dazzle me and they truly set the bar for sumptuous, decadent, all-out luxury.
Christmas Windows Paris- Galeries Lafayette & Printemps
Gift form Paris. Look no further for some gift ideas that brim with Paris chic. Richard Nahem who designs custom walking tours of Paris helps a reader receive the perfect gift from Paris!
Paris Fashion Week: Aganovich Spring / Summer 2010 Collection
Paris Fashion Week: Gareth Pugh Spring / Summer 2010 fashion show review and commentary