Fashion, Looks

Breathe like a Parisienne

And I was back home. I spent a whole week in Paris early January, a year after my last visit to my most familiar and comfortable place on Earth. And boy, despite the pollution and heavy cloud of fine dust floating above the city, the air was so fresh. It was a very busy week… Continue reading Breathe like a Parisienne

Fashion

Is Chanel Really Targeting Muslim Shoppers This Time?

Photo courtesy of Amanda Friedman There’s apparently someone new and tall that’s joining the modest couture business. Chanel, queen of French haute couture since World War II, recently decorated its Beverly Hills boutique windows with headscarves that are said to be directed to the city’s Muslim clientele. The hijab, this headscarf that believers put around… Continue reading Is Chanel Really Targeting Muslim Shoppers This Time?

Beauty

Why You Should Always Keep Your Beauty Samples

The art of sample giveaway-ing (can I make a verb out of every English noun?) can be quite ambiguous for the buyer. In France, Sephora and the likes offer you relatively small sizes (usually a week amount) when you buy above a certain money. In Korea, they just unleash a tsunami of smaller sized or… Continue reading Why You Should Always Keep Your Beauty Samples