Falling in Love with Lillet
Many bottles of ink have been spilled trying to distill the so-called art of living like a French woman into a user’s manual: how to tie a scarf like her, how to inhale croissants and not gain ...
Cult Beauty & Old Hollywood Vibes at LA’s Violet Grey
Tucked away on Los Angeles’ oh-so-chic Melrose Place, next to neighbors Chloé and The Row, sits an absolute jewel box of a cosmetics shop. Called Violet Grey, the store occupies a unique ...
Fiona Kotur Designs Smartbags for the Elite
Despite being a born and bred New Yorker with a serious fashion pedigree, it wasn’t until luxe handbag and shoe designer Fiona Kotur met a 90-year-old craftsman working in a mill in Hong Kong ...
The Victoria & Albert Museum in London Pays Homage to Italian Fashion With New Exhibit
The history of Italian high fashion is brief, glittering, and on full display at the Victoria and Albert Museum's exhibit The Glamour of Italian Fashion: 1945-2014, showcased now through the end ...
Paris' Le Bon Marché: A Left Bank Classic for All Things Luxury
If Le Bon Marché doesn’t set your heart aflutter, then it’s debatable whether you really belong in Paris. Staking out a prominent corner in the heart of Saint-Germain-des-Pré...
Japan's Top Beauty Secret: Slim Cera's Luxurious 24 Karat Gold Facial Roller
As any good beauty devotée knows, the Japanese know their skincare from the inside out. The country that gave us Shiseido and SK-II is sending another life-changing (or at least skin-...
Cartier's Le Style et L'Histoire Exhibit Dazzles at Paris' Grand Palais
Cartier may be known as the “Jeweler of Kings,” but as the exhibit Le Style et L’Histoire at Paris’ Grand Palais proves, the brand has also been the jeweler to a fair...
Vintage Clothes, Chic Accessories and Tasty Treats at Paris' 3 Best Concept Shops
Among its many superlatives, Paris is the undisputed queen of the concept shop. Thanks to its deep appreciation for the art of living, it’s no surprise that the city excels at picking out the ...
The Musée Baccarat Puts the Brand's Finest Crystal on Display in Paris
Baccarat has long been the crystal of choice for the world’s most discerning customers, the history of which is the focus of a beautiful museum in Paris’ 16th Arrondissment. The Musé...
About Elizabeth Nicholas
Journalist focusing on architecture, art, fashion, food, literature, and travel. Lives in Paris, but will travel almost anywhere at the drop of a hat.