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New Romance

For those of use who are mariées or in committed relationships, no matter how fulfilling, the thrill of a new romance…

Scrimp, Splurge, Deprivation, Abundance

In this economy, it’s a rare bird who isn’t cutting back on spending, or at least talking about cutting back on…

Les Moods, La Mode

When it comes to defining and refining a personal style, une femme is nothing if not ambivalent. A combination of the…

The Saturday Night (Closet) Massacre

The Bland Family Closet* Une femme has been making noises for months about doing a ruthless closet purge, and it has…

Class Act

When I was growing up, “class” was something we were taught to aspire to. Having class implied a certain level of…

Ch-ch-ch-changes

Materfamilias posted this poem a few days ago: To My Last Period (Lucille Clifton, 1991) well girl, goodbye, after thirty-eight years.…

Chacun à son goût

Fashion blogger handing down the latest style edict. It’s been almost a year and a half since I started blogging as…

Taxonomy 101

When it comes to personal style, there are two types of women: those who early on suss out their own unique…

Bien dans sa peau

It’s that mythical state that French women supposedly embody from birth (though the vast number of minceur creams and pills in…

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