Speaking of French women and their beauty quotient, it doesn't get more intriguing than Marie Antoinette, who lived and died by her utter glam-ness. So, while visiting Versailles, it was simply impossible for me not to poke around the gleaming archives and uncover this 18th century royal's beauty ... Read More about Beauty tips from a French royal: The Marie Antoinette face mask (perfect skin, here I come!)
The last thing I expected to see at Versailles, while visiting a few days back, was a bevy of Dior-clad ladies casually leaning against the front façade. But then, the House of Dior and Château de Versailles are no strangers to each other. Both are French, both have a gilded history, both are ... Read More about Dior takes you right into Versailles’ Hall of Mirrors. In grand style.
I can live without a personal assistant who brings dozens of pairs of bejeweled, silken shoes to my palace for approval. I might even be willing to forgo a circle of chefs creating multicourse meals every night. Of course, I don't need a bedroom full of somber subjects to help me get dressed ... Read More about Accessory Thursday: The Marie Antoinette silk scarf
She was the first queen of all things gorgeous and fashionable, and now her legacy is being revived by the historical French House of Lubin, which has discovered the formula behind the lush floral blend originally worn by Marie Antoinette. Created specifically for the queen by royal nose Jean-Louis ... Read More about Recreating Marie Antoinette’s lost perfume
Ugh, what is it with Chanel this year? The brand has always been known for its uber-memorable ad campaigns but suddenly everything they produce is just... ugh (apologies, words fail me at this juncture!). First there was the Brad Pitt fiasco and now these spreads for Chanel Resort 2013, where Cara ... Read More about Chanel Resort 2013 channels the big, bad wolf!