The French Perennial

The French Perennial

    In a very un-French-like gesture, it’s time for a little full transparency. This year, like it or not, I will be transitioning from my fabulous fifties to my sexy sixties. So in an age seemingly dominated by millennials, how does one embrace being a perennial?...
Basic French Style

Basic French Style

What is it about French fashion that makes it so appealing and, well, French?  I would sum it up in two words – confidence and class. The French woman wears the clothes – the clothes don’t wear her. There is a classic simplicity that never goes out of style and looks...
Discovering Your Personal Style

Discovering Your Personal Style

Do you have your own style, or does your closet look like Sybil (you know, the girl who was famous for having 13 different distinct personalities)? You should be able to describe your style in a few words – edgy, vintage, casual, sporty, chic, classic, [insert...
Acquiring the French Wardrobe

Acquiring the French Wardrobe

The French woman is not known for her massive wardrobe – in fact the opposite is true. Because she knows what looks right on her, she doesn’t need to buy the 80% of items that we have in our closets and never wear. (Plus their closets are really freakin’ small!) It’s...