Sympathique

More often than not, wearing soothing pastel tints is considered to make you look soft, sweet and well… sympathique. While the desaturated palette of pale hues is thought of as very girly, the way you wear them can really make a difference. Show Me More…

Soda Pop Confusion

A walk around the downtown area of Paris always feels like a vacation that never ends, even if you have been living there for months. Especially in and near the seventh arrondissement where the city’s most famous landmark towers above all of the picturesque streets, “la Ville Lumière” has the capability of holding your mood captive with its rich history and unmistakable architecture. Art, poetry and fashion revel here Show Me More…

Heartbeats

In stark contrast to the boisterous effect of countless neon signs proclaiming their message in the streets, the magical way neon lights bounce off white in a round room with fluid edges can be quite tranquilizing. Accompanied by a soft whirring sound, this sinuously shaped neon light installation casts an interchanging spell of vivid colors over this space of quasi-science fiction, designed by the famous architect Zaha Hadid. Show Me More…

Vanille Fraise

As the celestial dome radiates a brilliant blue through the clouds above Paris, the city’s greatest landmark shines a splendid bronze hue as it reflects the sun rays during the golden hour. Show Me More…

Supermassive Black Hole

Contrast. That is exactly where two different realms clash, yet in a very surprising way consolidate each other. Very obviously not unbeknownst to Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, who has created this decagon lobby which has been painted with a special white scraped paint to match the pearly marble accents. Show Me More…

April In Paris

Paris is always a good idea, but it’s the best idea in spring! The unmistakable French architecture boasts the most elegant squares and buildings, transforming the scenery around you into a sophisticated open air museum of superstructures. Show Me More…

Parenthesis

Once you feel the last winter chills slowly dissolving into the crisp spring air, you’re excited to realize it might be the last time you brave the breezy nips with a stylish coat. Whether it be a cozy wool blend or a soft faux fur, a coat can simply serve its purpose or carry all the flair when you go for a dashing color or daring print. Show Me More…

Baby It’s Cold Outside

What a delightful sight! For the first time in about 6 years, parts of the canals in Amsterdam have frozen hard enough to walk and skate on the ice. Spring is right around the corner, but the biting cold and frozen waterways that have suddenly come out of nowhere definitely say otherwise. It’s winter all over again! Show Me More…

Slip Into Something More Comfortable

If there is one thing more peculiar than ever about how fashion trends develop, it is surely the evolution of casual wear and more specifically how denim has come a long way since it was introduced in the 1700s as work attire. The versatility of this wardrobe staple is endless, with no other item of clothing having been worn as long as the quintessential blue jeans. It doesn’t seem like anyone will be fed up with them anytime soon either, as the trending model and cut seems to change with the season creating an all new look. Show Me More…