July 3, 2017

Advanced French GUY Style

Stylish man in the 2nd Arrondisment
Stylish man in the 2nd Arrondisment

My sister blogger Jolain of Primadarling fame just posted a perfect 4th of July/Summer 2017 story on Advanced French Girl Style. The super model Ines de la Fressange of Chanel fame is the quintessential French Girl with BOUCOUP style chops. Looking at that story it brought to mind that it’s not just the French girls who get it right. Lots of French guys do too. READ MORE >

June 24, 2017

The Essential Windbreaker

Scotch and Soda Nylon windbreaker

Windbreakers are some of the most unheralded articles of clothing in the pantheon of essential modern design. It used to be about a trench coat. Then it was the perfect cashmere coat in black or camel. Let’s not forget the anorak craze of the last several years. All along right under our noses is the perfect workhorse cover-up, the windbreaker.READ MORE >

October 7, 2016


Gucci in Metzingen
Gucci in Metzingen

Now that an early grave has been temporarily put on hold. Now that I’ve sufficiently been punished for some of my sins: sloth, envy, vanity, greed, lust, wrath, gluttony, hubris, a bad attitude at times and other sins I’ve yet to commit, maybe just a little GRATIFICATION is in order…READ MORE >