Book Reviews: Paris Through A Fashion Eye by Megan Hess

Armed with her trusty Mont Blanc, Monty, Megan Hess has captured the ephemeral sheen of the world’s most exclusive fashion districts, sketched for countless luxury labels and immortalised their lavish confections. Fresh from coaxing...

Christmas Must-Haves: Artisanal Leather Goods by Verbreuil Paris

Looking for the perfect holiday gift that’s “Made in France”? Verbreuil Paris is a maison of haute maroquinerie specialising in high-end leather. Each Verbreuil piece has been entirely hand-made by some of the country’s...

Book Reviews: Chaumet, Parisian Jeweler Since 1780

A symbol of Parisian elegance since its inception in 1780, Chaumet’s opulent jewels, romantic tiaras and intricate sautoirs not only graced the mighty pate – and décolletage – of royals but shaped the exclusive...

Art and Culture: 5 Must-See Exhibitions to See in Paris Now

This autumn’s best exhibitions for art lovers and fashionistas Rubens, Princely Portraits A scholar recognised for his talent as a court artist, Rubens became a favourite with European royals. A regal gambol through his most iconic...

New in Paris: Yves Saint-Laurent Museum Opening Soon

It was the great designer’s wish to be remembered as “an artist that created a body of work”. To the delight of fashionistas everywhere, the artist’s wish will be fulfilled with the opening of...

Fashion Innovation: The “Made in Paris” Trend in the Capital

‘Made in Paris’ labels and eclectic concept stores are shaking up the fashion-forward French capital. Jennifer Ladonne goes on a shopping spree... ISAAC REINA Hurrying through the maze of streets at the border of the 3rd...

Book Reviews | Avedon’s France: Old World, New Look

Richard Avedon’s fascination with France is storied, and thanks to the iconic American photographer’s restless quest to capture the world around him, well documented. Avedon’s France brings together a collection of his trademark minimalist portraits, fly-on-the-wall snapshots,...

Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style at the VMFA in Richmond

Prepare to be dazzled by this comprehensive exhibit of works by iconic fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent. On display are over 100 exquisite garments from his haute couture and ready-to-wear lines, as well as...

France Today Summer Gift Guide: Must-Have Accessories, Treats and More!

It’s official: summer’s here and we’re dreaming of long, lazy days on the sun-soaked plages (and why not Paris Plages?) As we’re getting ready to pack our beach bags, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of...

Book Reviews: Brigitte Bardot, My Life in Fashion

Was there a ‘style Bardot’? Not according to the legendary movie star herself, who says in a foreword to this lavish new 300-page book “Je n’ai été jamais à la mode” (“I was never fashionable”). That’s hard...