Luxury is today a major actor in the French economy, the creator of wealth, added value and supplier of foreign currencies. However, in reality, the real force of Luxury has been to maintain against all obstacles, in the twentieth century, period of excessive automation and robotics, conservatories of craftsmanship, thereby giving priority to the individual over the group. The nobility of Luxury becomes evident to all those in contact with it, because it’s impossible to remain insensitive to the beauty of the skills of the craftsman…

She is genial, discrete and paradoxale… "I once said that I'm anti-consumerist, and that goes against the work I do. It caused a scandal: 'Who is she to think that? She is going against her clientele.' But I do fashion because I'm happy when somebody gets joy from a new garment. There is a magic side to this"…

In the jewellery world, there’s only one brand out there that causes everyone to say ‘oooh’ when they hear its name; Cartier! Although luxury watches are what this jewelry house is best known for, there’s plenty more to it than meets the eye…

Angela Lo Priore, the Italian photographer of 100 PORTRAITS and EAT ME shall have a private exhibition at Barnes (13 rue Bonaparte Paris) from March 14th to June 15th. Today, for the blog Sophie the Parisian, Angela Lo Priore talks about her inspiration and her work. An occasion to dive into the surreal world of Angela Lo Priore.

Elegance is a quality of a person presenting a certain refinement and ease in form and movement and, by extension, a person dressed with care as well as sobriety in a non-exaggerated style. However, elegance involves a great many other aspects based on relations with others and the outer world. For example, elegance is the ability to convey strong emotions without being invasive, or show interest in people and things without turning it into a narcissistic curiosity by a desire to stand out, or even to avoid exhibiting ones own abilities and talents. The philosopher Giacomo Marramao tells us more…

Ho conosciuto Giuseppina Sansone al Circolo dei Lettori alla presentazione del libro di Nathalie Peigney “Sophie la Parigina”. Era seduta in prima fila e la sua eleganza raffinata e ricercata spiccava in un pubblico già molto elegante. In effetti si occupa di moda, è consulente d'Immagine e Personal Shopper. Ci parla di eleganza e di Parigi.

Aveva proprio ragione mia madre, quando insisteva – durante il freddo inverno parigino  – perché io mi mettessi sciarpa, berretto e cappotto quando andavo a giocare al jardin du Luxembourg con le mie amichette! In linea di massima, ci prendiamo il mal di gola quando usciamo poco coperti, o semplicemente quando beviamo acqua troppo fredda! È una cosa, questa, che vi sembra lampante, e tuttavia…

After a few days before the opening of «Paris Photo», the most important photography fair in the world, Angela Lo Priore, the famous photographer of 100 PORTRAITS and EAT ME talks about her inspiration and her work. Waiting to see his new opera "Stairs Obsession" at the Grand Palais in Paris, we dive into the surreal world of Angela Lo Priore.

Fashion designer Christian Louboutin has developed an international following for his distinctive red-soled footwear. But he happened on his life's passion by accident: all it took was a trip to a museum where he saw a sign indicating that high heel shoes were not permitted there. “I was totally fascinated by that sign. I'd never seen shoes like that”… 

If you are in New York on 1st November at 18:00 please join us for this glamour moment: Jessica Matlin shall present Sophie the Parisian’s book « Style tips from a true Parisian woman» at the mythic Rizzoli library of Broadway. We’ll talk about Paris, but about beauty and elegance. If you haven't heard of Jessica Matlin, she is the reference of beauty and health in the US media world. Her job, beauty director of the famous US magazine: Haper’s Bazaar. We can say Jessica thinks, feels, and breathes luxury. 

Grazie a Instagram, il settore della moda ha subìto un effetto di democratizzazione, diventando più alla portata di tutti: le sfilate ormai possono essere seguite in diretta, i “dietro le quinte” vengono condivisi, i look possono essere acquistati in un clic! Ecco le influencer più seguite in Francia in questo momento (non ho incluso le “celebrities”, la cui attività principale si svolge lontano dalla Rete dei social).

Karl Lagerfeld is by far the most famous fashion icon in the world.  As a designer, photographer and artist, he is known for his bold designs and constant reinvention.  
At the humble age of 86 Lagerfeld is still running the world of fashion today with his influence in Chanel and Fendi and collaborations with H&M, Chloe and his own brand Karl and Karlito collection by Fendi.

It is amazing how certain people manage to create a universe. What I like about Sézane-creator Morgane Sezalory's hyper-Parisian style is that her idea of ​​elegance is immediately clear. Elegance applies to everything from her clothes to the environment in which she lives and works.

Sabato 14 luglio dalle 18:30, alla Feltrinelli Red, via Tomacelli. Partendo dal libro di Nathalie Peigney, Sophie la Parigina (Rizzoli), l'autrice e il filosofo Giacomo Marramao dialogano sulle differenze tra l'estetica francese e quella italiana.

È incredibile come certe persone riescano a creare un universo. Quello che mi piace nello stile iperparigino di Morgane Sezalory, creatrice di Sézane, è che si capisce subito che la sua idea di eleganza si applica a tutto, dai suoi abiti all’ambiente in cui vive e lavora.

If you still haven’t heard about Roland Mouret, don’t waste any more time. This jewel of French couture has just been nominated for the 2014 British Fashion Awards in the “Establishment Designer” category. The ceremony will take place in London on December 1st. Personally, I adore this genius of his super-elegant and ultra-contemporary creations and I’m not the only one. Born in Pierrefitte-Nestalas near Lourdes in France, Roland Mouret is now one of the favorite couturiers of stars throughout the world . Good news, the Roland Mouret store open on 1th November 2014 in New York…

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