merci in Paris (111 Boulevard Beaumarchais, metro 8 Saint Sébastien Froissart) sets the standard in many ways. This famous concept store with new and vintage pieces located in a majestic, sun-lit loft is a must for every lover of fashion and interior design. Odd and old furniture is mixed with crystal chandeliers, always in a very trendy […]

The Price of Fashion: How Much Is Too Much?

Like other fashion insiders, I never pay full retail price. Thankfully it’s a perk of my job, but it is also on principle: most clothing today is not worth its price. 30 years ago, a Sony Walkman was $100 and today an iPhone is about $300 – completely justifiable, in my opinion. But how did […]

The way you wear your hat

CLEW is at a bit of a loss here. Not that you can’t find nice clothes in Lux, but where are the special boutiques, and the feelgood factor…? Machines like H&M don’t provide that feeling, neither does the staff in certain places (quite the contrary, CLEW dares say). Or, as the local boulangère says it: “Toutes ces enseignes de luxe – il n’y a […]