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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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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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The Paris Of The South

I moved from Paris, France to “The Paris of the South!” Little did I know that when I moved to Asheville, I was moving to a place commonly nicknamed “The Paris of the South!” I must have been drawn to this town for it’s Paris vibe. Let’s take a look at why Ashville is compared […]

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Paris Vacation? My Tips On Where To Go And What To See! – Part 1

It may be hard to think of spring and summer vacations since it is only February, but I know how months can fly by. It is never too early to start planning your vacation! Whenever friends or family are going to Paris, they come to me for advice on where to go and what to […]

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The Making of the Fendi SS17 Window Display

One of my favorite things to do while I lived in Paris was to wander around the fashion district of the golden triangle looking at the window displays.  The magnificent dazzling eye candy could make any dull Paris day seem brighter.  From the clothes on display to the stories told by the windows, I could […]

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The Collection – A new fashion series

Just when I was beginning to get bored and was wishing for something new to watch, Amazon Prime has given me some new Fashion must see t.v!  The Collection, a new series based on a Paris Fashion house was created by Desperate Housewives and Ugly Betty creator Oliver Goldstick.  Set just after the second world […]

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A Dior Documentary You Must See!

If you do nothing else this weekend, you must watch this beautiful movie.  It is a showcase of Dior’s Spring/Summer Haute Couture 2011 collection, giving an insider’s view to how the collection was formed from sketches into actual runway pieces.  This is a great movie to show the amount of work and talent that goes […]

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Chanel Métiers d’Art Salzburg 2014/15

Every year, Karl Lagerfeld hosts an amazing fashion show called Métiers d’Art which showcases the work of Chanel’s atelier houses.  This year, the show was held in Salzburg.  Since studying at the Lesage embroidery house myself, I have become increasingly interested in the traditional atelier houses that service the Haute Couture industry.  As the traditional craftsmanship […]

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