Une Femme Est Une Femme

There’s probably a holy grail style guide floating out there banning words like chic, Parisian chic, reinvented, authentic from being used—unless ironically. Then the French New Wave comes along and we momentarily forget the rules because Chic makes a brief comeback, and she’s brought Parisian along with her donning sophisticated stripes. Read More
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Chanel Knitwear Factory

A trip to Scotland! Delving into the true meaning of craftsmanship, character and a meticulous eye for detail at Barrie Knitwear, suppliers of Chanel knitwear. Read More

L’Envol de Cartier

Stirring the senses on a speedy trip to Paris with Cartier to behold L’Envol - a perfume inspired by ambrosia/mead and rounded with honey notes and balmy facets. Read More

More than meets the eye

Details details and a very close look at the artisanal process behind the Tomas Maier atelier breeding a new era in luxury. Read More

Maldives: Nook & Cranny

Quietude and solitude: When life gives you lemons you make lemonade and hope to god you'll make enough money for a flight & board at the Conrad Maldives. Read More

Forever a Flaneur: Part 1

flâneur noun fla·neur \flä-‘nәr\ Stroller, lounger, saunterer, or loafer; the man of leisure, the idler, the urban explorer, the connoisseur of the street. Forever sweeping the streets with curiosity, and the cat lives on. Read More

Scaling New Heights

A string of hairpins up a mountainside to a sleepy village, with almost no traffic at all, does it get any better? Read More

A Chocolate Factory

Behind the scenes Pierre Marcolini - who has been cultivating his expert craftsmanship for over two decades on a culinary quest to merge pleasure with creativity. Read More

Read between the stitches

Chanel is a master of 18, hours of which it takes for one handbag to be produced. Each is subject to meticulous care, from sketch to packaging – every step sanctioned by quality control – after which it is then ready to begin its story. Read More

Collection Flâneur

/flaˈnəː,French flanœR/, from the French noun flâneur, means "stroller", "lounger", "saunterer", or "loafer". Flânerie is the act of strolling, with all of its accompanying associations. A near-synonym is boulevardier. Read More