How to Shop the French Market (Almost) Like a Parisian

Going to the French market has taken my interest in food to an entirely new level. Don’t get me wrong, the Aquidneck Grower’s Farmer’s Market in Newport still has a very special place in my heart, but the concept of shopping at the French market for an American is an incredible sensory experience. I’m fortunate enough to live steps away from the square where the … Continue reading How to Shop the French Market (Almost) Like a Parisian

Boulinier, Parisian Secondhand Bookstore Chain

There’s an exhausting list of things we need for the apartment, but it’s time to have fun and add some small, decorative personal touches. The bookshelf in our apartment looks a little empty, so I found a list of secondhand bookstores written by Insidr Paris and decided to head to Boulinier in Bonne Nouvelle. If you’re looking to shop for English books, this Boulinier location only … Continue reading Boulinier, Parisian Secondhand Bookstore Chain

Meet FASHIONABLE, Fair Trade and Fashion-Forward

  Meet the American, Fair Trade brand empowers women with style and grace I want to support brands that engage in eco-friendly and Fair Trade practices—the problem is that most of products in this market fail to balance both style and ethical consciousness. European eco-fashion brands have been able to adapt to the needs of the Fair Trade Fashionista, but as an American, it’s a nightmare … Continue reading Meet FASHIONABLE, Fair Trade and Fashion-Forward

Find of the Week | 49

I have made a serious effort to downsize my closet over the past month. Five Goodwill drop-offs and two consignment shop appointments have amounted to bags of naked black felt hangers and vacant storage containers piled in the corner, yet I am still still sorting, consigning and donating clothes, handbags and accessories. The Great Closet Purge of  2017 has been an emotionally cathartic experience—I’ve learned to … Continue reading Find of the Week | 49

Find of the Week | 48

I’ve bought several wardrobe staples while working at Theory, but the black crepe bomber jacket wins for being the most versatile piece. There are endless possibilities for the black Daryette jacket. Style it with a white shirt, skinny black pants and booties for an elevated everyday look; pair it with a graphic tank, boyfriend jeans and white sneakers for the weekend; or wear it with … Continue reading Find of the Week | 48