Monthly Archives: August 2011

New Biography Argues that Chanel was Nazi Spy

Coco Chanel is arguably one of history’s most intriguing women, regardless of whether you are interested in her progressive, feminist thinking or her revolutionary design work. She had a strong sense of identity which translated into a carefully tailored aesthetic, … Continue reading

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Dramatic Portraits of French Women Staring Off into Space and Crying

Anna Karina: Brigitte Bardot: Catherine Deneuve: Audrey Tautou: Edith Piaf (close enough): Jeanne Moreau:

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Julia Child Makes a New Friend

Salut mes amis! Ahh, summertime. I had so many projects planned with the intention of experiencing a period of total productivity, but alas – summer is ultimately about gluttony with loved ones; and perhaps most importantly, feeling remorseful on the … Continue reading

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