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Parisian Style

Feel Good Fashion: Parisian Chic Style of Portland Fashion Designer Michelle Decourcy

Catherine Garvin | Posted 03.18.2014 | Style
Catherine Garvin

Portland has plenty of interesting fashion looks and creative self-expressions seen everyday throughout the city in different neighborhoods. Yes, peo...

The One Item Every Wannabe French Woman Should Own

Posted 11.13.2013 | Style

Trends come and go, but some fashions never go out of style. In our new series, we're paying homage to the signature items that have turned our favori...

A Fete Fit for a Queen -- Adrienne Bosh Celebrates Her Baby Shower

Latham Thomas | Posted 12.10.2013 | Black Voices
Latham Thomas

A fête fit for a queen and her princess in tow, the shower was held at Miami's boutique EPIC hotel and the elaborate floral arrangements decadent candies and Parisian themed motifs transported guests upon arrival.

How to Shop Like a Parisian (From the Comfort of Your Couch)

Kate Wolfson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Style
Kate Wolfson

To quote Audrey Hepburn -- the godmother of all things chic and patron saint of many a blithe, LBD-clad fashionista -- "Paris is always a good idea."

La Marinière, an Eternal Classic

Pam Peterson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Style
Pam Peterson

In the early 20th century, Coco Chanel saw fishermen on the beaches of France wearing striped shirts, and began to wear them herself. The shirt worked its way into the wardrobes of Parisian society, and a classic was born.

Yes, It Is Possible To Entertain In A 200-Square-Foot Home

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Suzi West proves that a tiny home can still look and feel amazing.

I'm Jealous Of My 11-Year-Old Dog Walker's Wardrobe

Anne Boas Christiansen | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Anne Boas Christiansen

Well-dressed women are the norm here, but my new neighbors in particular have that certain je ne sais quoi which is just so Parisian. Their outfits are usually paired with perfectly matching manicured hands and feet -- they seem to excel at color coordination. Not to mention the "perfect" accessory. Never have I seen so many Birkin bags being proudly paraded around. On one of my first shopping excursions up to the rue de Passy, I counted at least eight in the first 10 minutes. (The Goyard canvas tote comes in at a close second place.) Their grooming is impeccable: Most women here always look like they recently stepped out from the hair salon. I just don't know where they find the time for all this, but they do.