Tag Archives: Parisian chic

Le roi de la mode française

French fashion designer Pierre Balmain was born on May 18, 1914. He was studying architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1934 when Edward Molyneux offered him a job. He had already undertaken some freelance design drawing work … Continue reading

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Une passade

When I heard that Inès de la Fressange had opened a new boutique on super-chic rue de Grenelle in Paris, I made a point of checking it out. I’ve been slightly in awe of the long-legged former model and muse … Continue reading

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Rester bouche bée

Today’s entry is by guest blogger Sim Singh, a member of my AP French class. I took the above photo when I was with her on the trip that she talks about in this entry. Merci, Sim. Back in the … Continue reading

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