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Since there hasn’t been much new on television since quarantine started, I’ve been watching a lot of films. In the beginning, I could only watch lighter fare and romantic comedies. Eventually, I began to watch old favorites many of which include French films. One that’s been pretty impossible to find anywhere is Les Choses de […]

70s Chic at Celine

03 . 01 . 19

Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in. The minute I get myself all worked up for spring, I see the new Celine collection for fall 2019 and all I want is winter clothes. I was definitely not happy when LVMH decided to replace Phoebe Philo with Hedi Slimane and neither […]

La Piscine

06 . 08 . 15

La Piscine is the visually chic 1969 French film that has inspired many fashion collections and photo shoots, as well as other movies. It stars Romy Schneider and Alain Delon as couple on holiday at a villa outside Saint Tropez. When her former flame and his 18 year old daughter (played by Jane Birkin) arrive, their idyllic […]

Natural Selection

07 . 07 . 14

Every year I write a post on straw, wicker, and rattan and this year is no different. There is nothing better than natural fibers in the heat of summer.  I’ve been seeing so much great vintage French wicker furniture in Paris since I’ve been here.  It makes me wish I had a place to put […]

Les Choses de la Vie

08 . 03 . 12

I couldn’t think of a better way to spend a rainy night in New York this week than with a vintage French film.  Les Choses de la Vie (The Things of Life) from 1970 is part of a series saluting director Claude Sautet a the Film Center Lincoln Center.  It stars Romy Schneider as Helen, […]

La Piscine

01 . 08 . 11

The new Spring 2011 ads for Salvatore Ferragamo were just released this week. Creative Director Massimiliano Giornetti said this collection was inspired by the 1969 French film La Piscine (The Swimming Pool) and he wanted to portray “that free-spirit, bohemian, gypsy attitude.” I thought it might be fun to continue our warm weather posts with […]