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Haute Society: 2011 Bal des Debutantes at Hotel Crillon

The 2011 Bal des Debutantes (also known as Le Bal) took place Thanksgiving Weekend on the magical Place de la Concorde. I happened to be in Paris the very next weekend for another bal which took place at the Palace … Continue reading

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Haute Society: Bal des Debutantes

Tonight the prestigious Bal Des Debutantes (also known as the Crillon Bal) is taking place at the uber-glam, uber-luxe Crillon Hotel on the magical Place de la Condorde.  What is the Bal des Debutantes?  It’s one of the most prestigious … Continue reading

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Haute Travels: The Dakine Valet Tote

There’s traveling and then there’s traveling well.  It’s fun to go to new and exotic destinations, but the journey is as important as the arrival, IMO.  Traveling with grace and dignity is increasingly harder with less than enthusiastic staff, rising … Continue reading

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Haute Spot: Is Dita von Teese’s Look Attainable?

After seeing the latest round of photos of my style icon (second only to Audrey Hepburn in my eyes) Dita von Teese, I sighed in raptures.  I’m a heterosexual female who adores fashion, Paris and glamour.  But there’s just something … Continue reading

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Rachel Rachel Roy Cocoon Trench Dress

Rachel Rachel Roy is having a dress sale!  All dresses are 25% off, including those on sale.  I LOVE trench coats (Rachel Roy makes some fabulous ones) and this dress is very chic.  This might make an appearance at NYFW. … Continue reading

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Vogue Paris September 2011: Charlotte Casiraghi

Emmanuelle Alt, editrice of Vogue Paris chose a new muse for the magazine’s mega fall fashion issue–Charlotte Casiraghi.  Casiraghi of Monegasque fame (Princess Caroline is her mother and her grandmother was Princess Grace) has been a society column fixture for … Continue reading

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Neutrals Rule

My love affair with beige, cream, tan, taupe continues.  I just ordered these lovelies from ASOS: ASOS Curve Exclusive Belted Short ASOS Curve Soft Belted Peg Leg Pants ASOS Curve Ruched Waist Shift Dress Modeling photos to come! (It’s my … Continue reading

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