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 …

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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 …