How to wear black kitten heels without looking “mumsy”?

I’m 18 and recently bought a pair of black suede, kitten heel wedge. How do I wear them without looking old(er) and mumsy? Indeed, black suede kitten heels can make you look mumsy. If you wear them with a longer A-line skirt, with a knee length pencil skirt, or with long bootcut pants, for instance. […]

What shoes and what outer covering to wear with an evening gown?

Reader’s question: I would like to know how to wear a floor length dress/evening gown. What sort of footwear would be appropriate? And what sort of outer covering?  First, I have to tell you this is a very american question cause french women really rarely wear long evening floor length gown. The french style being […]

What boots for my boyfriend jeans?

Reader’s question: “I would like to know what kind of boots suits to boyfriend jeans best. I am a tall and thin 43 yo woman.” Hello, Boyfriend jeans do indeed look good with boots, but not with every kind of boots. Those jeans slightly enlarge and shorten the figure. I recommend wearing low boots that […]

How to wear my pale pink coat?

Two seasons ago, designers seem to have taken candy floss as a fashion inspiration. And now pale pink coats are invading the streets. Which is cool! But which is also a cause of dilemna whether to buy or no not buy a pink coat that might match nothing at all. The problem beeing what color […]

How to wear my statement necklace?

Client’s question: “Whao this necklace is amazing, I love it, but how the hell am I gonna wear that?” A question often asked by my clients when I point out some very eccentric jewel in a shop. As I explained in that previous post on why accessories are important, it is pretty simple, you just […]

How to wear my orange leather skirt?

Hello, Sometime you see crazy items in shops, like, let’s say an orange leather skirt at American Apparel, and you do not buy them cause you think they are impossible to wear. So today I’ll show you there are lots of ways to wear something as unusual as an orange leather skirt. And not on […]

Autumn in Le Marais

Today I did a photoshoot with my friend Roman in Le Marais and thought I’ll share this automnal outfit with you. Obviously slighty stressed about the camera 🙂 I chose to wear lots of autumnal colors together! Bordeaux boots  + Petrol blue wool skirt + mustard cashmere + golden camouflage scarf completed with a neutral […]

How to wear my sneakers at the office without looking too casual?

Reader’s question: “How to wear my new balance sneakers at the office without being too casual? Even though I work in a cool activity field but I have to stay put.” My answer: To wear your sneakers at the office, you should mix them with classy items. A blouse, a blazer or a pencil skirt, […]

How to wear mustard yellow?

Hello yellow! Reader’s request: Today someone googled “how to wear mustard yellow” and landed on my blog so I decided to answer her. My answer: Mustard yellow is not as hard to wear that it might seem and it is a very chic color that often comes back with autumn (probably to match the falling […]

How to wear brogues and derbies?

Google request : “How to wear brogues?” My answer: Brogues (and derbies) are borrowed from men’s closet at first. But, with their ankle revealing low cut, they are actually rather feminine. You could wear them with: – 7/8 or cigarette pants (either reveal your ankle or choose a shape that is close to it) – […]

How can I wear coloured tights and still look like an adult?

I have had many new people visiting the blog today because someone on Reddit (hello there!) was wondering how she could wear coloured tights and still look like an adult. Even though my previous post on tights helps to figure it out, I decided to write a post dedicated to that specific question and to […]

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