Moynat

Right after it opened, the glittering new Moynat boutique easily shot to the top as one of the city’s glamorous shopping addresses. Bernard Arnault, CEO of the luxury behemoth LVMH, acquired the venerable luggage...

Feathers and Frills

Feathers were a major focus at the Paris Fall/Winter Haute Couture shows along with frills, flounces, flowers and frou-frou.

Lancel Daligramme Collection

Their sizzling love story began at the beach in Cadaqués, Spain, when Salvador Dalí first spied Gala Eluard—at the time the wife of fellow surrealist Paul Eluard. Throughout his life, Gala remained Dalí’s muse...

Van Cleef & Arpels Unveils Emeraude en Majeste: Ode to an Exceptional Stone

During the Couture Paris Fashion Week, I was fortunate to be invited to a private showing as Van Cleef & Arpels unveiled its latest high jewellery collection – Emeraude en Majeste.  The emerald, also...

Eco Threads: French Clothing Brand FAGUO Plants Trees

There's nothing quite like splashing out on new apparel and saving the planet at the same time. With French clothing brand FAGUO, that's precisely what's on the table. Having celebrated their 10th year in...

n15 Concept Store

Evidence of fashion’s eternal return, the just-opened n15 concept store seamlessly mixes outstanding vintage couture with the latest in prêt-à-porter and accessories, all in a sleek modern interior. Owner Natalia Tooke says she has...

Scents and Sensibility: The Osmothèque Perfume Museum

The notion arose during the late 1970s, in several minds at once. Why not amass in one place, for safekeeping and delectation, all the perfumes ever created? A wonderful idea, and in time the...

Book Reviews: Coco Chanel by Susan Goldman Rubin

Because you’re never too young to brush up on your fashion icons, Coco Chanel – Pearls, Perfume and the Little Black Dress is just the thing to introduce teens and tweens to the intractable...

Top Ski Destinations: Courchevel, Gateway to the Trois Vallées

No longer just a playground for moneyed holidaymakers, the Alpine ski resort of Courchevel is returning bigger and better this season, offering top attractions on-and-off the slopes, alongside unrivalled dining and lodging options to...
Work in Progress at Ann Demeulemeester Fall/Winter16

In Today’s Fashion World, It’s About the Street Model

It’s the fall fashion season in New York, London, Milan and Paris. From these four cities comes the worldwide influence of fashion’s “looks.” Stories and photos of hot trends are everywhere, from international newspapers...