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Dior Tulle Inspired Skirt

If you are a fan of Dior, you will know that the tulle skirt plays an important role in their history and design. Paying homage to the classic post-War New Look created by the house, their latest tulle skirt design offers chic sophistication. The only problem is that many cannot afford the $3,800 price tag that […]

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Karl Lagerfeld

Remembering Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld meant a lot to me. He is the reason why I went to Paris and studied at Lesage. He was the reason that Chanel acquired Lesage in 2002. And without his intervention, who knows where the atelier would be today, and where I would be today. I was lucky enough to meet Karl […]

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Do You Love Haute Couture Embroidery?

Happy 2019 everyone! With the start of a new year comes the time when I announce my haute couture beadwork and embroidery classes for the year! This year I will be focusing a lot more on teaching and will be visiting some new exciting locations to share my passion for couture embroidery. If you are […]

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Christmas in Paris

There is just something about Paris around the holidays. The streets are filled with twinkling lights, the Christmas markets are set up and people are more friendly. Nothing compares to the sights and smells of Paris during the Christmas season. When I think back to my years spent in Paris during the holidays I just […]

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A Fashionista’s Christmas Wish List

Every year around this time, people ask me what they should get their fashion savvy friends or family. So I thought it would be a great idea to create the ultimate Christmas shopping list for the fashion obsessed loved ones you need to shop for this Christmas. Or perhaps you are the fashionista who is […]

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Eiffel Tower Stairs

You Could Own A Piece Of The Eiffel Tower

Forget the standard Eiffel Tower key chain souvenir, you could take home an actual part of the Eiffel Tower instead! A section of the building’s famous staircase is about to be auctioned off – but if you want it, you better hurry, it is set to be auctioned today! The 25-step, 4-meter spiral staircase was […]

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Black Friday Deals!

Happy Thanksgiving from my home to yours! This year marks my first ever American thanksgiving! I am so thankful for the opportunity to live in this beautiful country, and for my wonderful friends and family. Along with Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and I am excited to announce the launch of my jewelry business here in […]

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A Glimpse Behind The Doors Of The Most Prestigious Atelier Houses

This past weekend marked the 4th anniversary of “Les Journées Particulières.” This three day event has LVMH to open its doors and show the public how couture is made. Many of the artisan houses owned by LVMH take part in the event and allow the public access, and for the workers to share their passion and […]

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How Dior Is Passing On The Secrets Of Haute Couture

In 2009 I packed up my life in Canada and traveled to Paris, France to get certified in Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery. One of the main reasons I went to Paris was so I could help keep the traditional techniques alive. With an ageing population, and a younger generation who are not as interested […]

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5 Ways To Add Some French Into Your Life This Summer

Even though I don’t live in Paris anymore, it doesn’t mean that I don’t try to incorporate some French into my everyday! I find myself living more of a Parisian style life especially in the summer months!  If you read my last blog post, you will know that I now live in the “The Paris […]

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