How to dress androgynous with a hint of quirkiness for university?

Dear Alois Next year I am starting university. I am rather frightened with regard to how I now do not have a uniform anymore. I have always loved to dress androgynous with pants and jackets. I was wondering could you give any advice for basics for an androgynous wardrobe with a hint of quirkiness to […]

What outfits for my round midsection?

Hi Alois  I would like to have effortless chic, well put together, understated elegance, minimal, simple yet stylish … but how do I get this style? I am 162 cm & weigh 69 kg and most of the kilos are in the mid section. I have skinny legs & hands, with a round middle. Next month […]

What capsule wardrobe for two months in Paris in winter?

I found your blog and found it to be well written and relevant.  I will be staying in Paris for 2.5 months Jan to March 2016, and I want to travel with one small suitcase.  I have looked at capsule wardrobes and will be using that concept when I pack.  I am a very plain […]

How to dress for Paris as 65 yo?

Dear Aloïs I am visiting Paris this september. Could you give me ideas of what to wear? I am over 65 and short. Wear American size 10, 12. 5’2″. H. Can u advise me what to bring? Your website is stunning but maybe too young for me. Dear Jo, As I discussed in the ” […]

How to wear my crisp white mesh sneakers?

Dear Aloïs How can I wear the white sporty minimal shoes I just purchased? Usually I wear dark shades, my almost only colours are black, grey and red, and rarely a small dash of white. My style can shift quite dramatically day by day, but usually I go for a more refined casual, goth-inspired fashionable […]

How to look wear colors and dress fun without going overboard?

Dear Aloïs, This past year I was a teacher’s assistant in a kindergarten class and I loved it so much that I have decided that, in the future, I would like to teach kids in elementary school. So, something that’s been on my mind is figuring out how to wear bright colored clothing (to keep […]

How to wear my yellow dress at a wedding with theme “colorful”?

Hi Aloïs, I like to read your fashion tips. I would have like to know if you could help me complete an outfit for a wedding. It takes place in Berlin in september. Theme is “joyful, festive and colorful”. I have started designing my dress myself. Yellow, low back, skater shape mid-tights. Could you tell […]

How can my teenage girls wear their cut off jean shorts in Paris?

“In July, I’m travelling to Paris with three teenage girls and I would like your advice. Is it ok for them to wear denim cut off shorts or rompers? They buy most of their clothes from Brandy Melville, H & M, and Urban Outfitters. The girls say some of these stores are in Paris and […]

How to wear my pink T-shirt in a casual yet chic fashion

“I am looking for a chic way to wear a pink t-shirt (obligatoire) for the fete de fin d’annee at my son’s maternelle. It’s at the school so casual, but it’s a fete so I want to look nice but it has been so hot here.” So, I understood you could choose the T-shirt you […]

How to wear my midi white pleated A line skirt without looking mumsy?

I just purchased this midi lenght pleated and perforated white skirt at Zara. I think it looks very girly. Can you give your advice to wear it at work without looking like my mom ^^? I am very small. I think “feminine” would describe this skirt better than “girly” because this lenght looks very grown […]

How to wear my orange and white striped dress at Roland Garros open?

I’ve been lucky to be invited to the VIP box of the French open and I’m thinking of wearing Alice and Olivia’s orange and white “Mary” dress.  What do you think?  How should I accessorize it? What shoes would work with the dress?  Lucky you! The question was too short notice for me. Even if […]