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A little bit of Paris comes to L.A.

I’ve been a fan of the French brand Sézane for some years now, but previously could only shop online (unless I…

A little bit of France delivered to my doorstep…

We are (fingers crossed) planning to travel to France again soon, but in the meantime I found my French fix closer…

How to build a smaller-but-better wardrobe: 5 French-inspired style tips

Many of you have said that you’d like to simplify and get the most out of your wardrobe. There are many…

6 French drugstore “cult” beauty faves (you can buy here)

If all goes as planned, we’ll be spending a few days in Paris at the end of next month. 🤞 One…

The Friday Edit: a casual French vibe

I’ve spent several hours over the last week clearing out some old photos on my phone and organizing the rest. Going…

The Friday Edit: French Favorites & More

Oh, how I’m missing travel, especially to France. I’m still hoping to be able to take a stroll through Jardin du…

All in the details…

There’s lots to love about what we’ve come to think of as “French” style. When done well, it’s simple, chic, and…

Friday miscellany: last-minute gift ideas & more

If you’re still looking for last-minute gift ideas, here are some suggestions that won’t require expedited shipping. A personal makeup lesson…

Unique luxuries: silk scarves and French gifts

A new shape in silk scarves, and how to tie them! My friends at CASTANOHEL have been busy these last few…

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