French culture has long been revered for its traditions, style, timelessness and quirks. Avoid common faux pas with a few tips on French etiquette. Make a great first impression. When entering a store, passing someone in the elevator, etc., it’s always encouraged to say bonjour monsieur/madame, and au revoir on your way out. When meeting […]
Perhaps the most timeless accessory is the scarf. This gorgeous outfit addition is both functional and fashionable, and that my dear, is the test of a true fashion staple. Our fabulous French fashionista counterparts have long understood the value of a great scarf, and I insist you do as well! This wardrobe staple is often […]
Champagne is the only drink that leaves a woman still beautiful after drinking it. – Madame de Pompadour BRUT, EXTRA DRY, SEC, DEMI SEC Confusingly, Brut is drier than extra dry, which is considered semidry. Sec is middle of the road semisweet and demi-sec is sweet. Most champagne lovers enjoy an acidic, dry champagne as […]
There’s nothing better than a dozen oysters and a good glass of bubbles. This pairing is my favorite hors d’oeuvres for a girls night out, yet many people shy away from trying oysters.I’m here to clear the air and offer a few pearls of wisdom on the elusive mollusk.