Posts tagged "france"

Vive La France! Vive La Mode!

Just in case you were having a hard time finding something to wear for Bastille Day (July 14), Giuseppe Zanotti’s got you covered. [Farfetch]…

Leonora Epstein | June 7, 2010 - 8:45 pm

365 Days In Paris: Oh L’Amour, L’Amour

Things with Henri are going splendidly. We haven’t been apart since we got together. This has been great, but I’m starting to realize how different my life is now that…

Leonora Epstein | June 7, 2010 - 1:00 pm

365 Days In Paris: En Couple

My life has done a 360 180.

I used to spend my days largely alone. Wake up. Yoga or run. Grocery store. Work. Work at the library. More…

Leonora Epstein | June 1, 2010 - 1:00 pm

French First Lady Carla Bruni Brought Her Sex Guides Onto A Show Called “Eurotrash”

Quel horreur! Video has surfaced of Carla Bruni giving an X-rated interview about Hot! International, two sexy travel guides for the guy or gal who wants to get laid on…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2010 - 4:20 pm

365 Days In Paris: It Could Happen To You

Relationships in Paris run on coincidences, run-ins, and screwball scenarios. It’s perhaps a cliche, and you might actually feel like you’re living in a comedic French movie, but the love…

Leonora Epstein | May 24, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: France To Fine Women Who Wear Face-Covering Veils In Public

Today, the French government passed a bill to fine a woman $185 if she wears a face-covering veil in public. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said the fine would send…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: French Woman Flies Into A “Burqa Rage”

This weekend, a 60-year-old lawyer in Trignac, France, attacked a fellow shopper, a 26-year-old Muslim woman, and ripped her body-covering veil off. Police say the woman made “snide remarks…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2010 - 8:30 pm

French Tampon Campaign Featuring “Max Le Tampax” Is Wrong In So Many Ways

Nevermind how I found myself at the French website for Tampax. What’s more crazy is what I found there: a marketing campaign recruiting Tampax tampon users to vie for a…

Leonora Epstein | May 17, 2010 - 2:10 pm

365 Days In Paris: An Affair To Remember

For all women, there are universal female experiences that rank inevitably high on the embarrassment scale. Try, for example:
“Price check. Can I get a price check on a box…

Leonora Epstein | May 17, 2010 - 1:00 pm

365 Days In Paris: Eye Spy

My friend Megan from the States is in town for a few days, and yesterday we spent a lazy Sunday walking up and down the Seine, making fun of French…

Leonora Epstein | May 10, 2010 - 2:00 pm

365 Days In Paris: Summer Planning

“Hi honeeeyyy! So have you talked to your sister about July?”

“Mom, what? What’s happening in July?”

“You’re coming home. You and your sister are going to come…

Leonora Epstein | May 3, 2010 - 1:29 pm

365 Days In Paris: Got Game?

Bonjour, mes amis. It is I, Leonora, your faithful heroine on zee mission ov finding her one true love à Paree. So, it ees wis great disappointment zat I muss…

Leonora Epstein | April 26, 2010 - 1:30 pm

365 Days In Paris: Lindy Hop To It

Once the weather gets nice in Paris, life becomes dangerous. All anyone wants to do is lounge by the Seine with a bottle of wine, some creamy cheese, and a…

Leonora Epstein | April 19, 2010 - 4:00 pm

365 Days In Paris: Déjà Vu

I’ve never been a believer in the “power of positive thinking,” but I may be changing my ideas about keeping a constructive and happy outlook on life. I was in…

Leonora Epstein | April 12, 2010 - 1:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: France Recalls Silicon Breast Implants Over Rupturing

France has pulled a type of silicon gel breast implant after a French regulatory agency cited increased cases of the implants rupturing. The implants are manufactured in France by a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2010 - 8:30 pm

365 Days In Paris: Gotta Have Faith

Over the past two weeks, my romantic past, present, and future all happened to collide in the type of way that makes you feel like you’re living in a movie.

Leonora Epstein | April 5, 2010 - 3:00 pm

365 Days In Paris: Poser Un Lapin

I got posed a rabbit. And I am not happy about it.

That is to say that Pierre m’a posé un lapin, which is the expression for getting stood…

Leonora Epstein | March 22, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Metabolic Gym Gives You A Workout Without Moving. Also: We Have A Bridge To Sell You.

Living in France has caused me to be constantly flummoxed by the whole “French Women Don’t Get Fat” situation. They don’t! And even though exercise has become increasingly à la…

Leonora Epstein | March 16, 2010 - 1:20 pm

365 Days In Paris: Spring Forward

After almost two months of not seeing the sun and living through constantly overcast skies, things are finally starting to brighten up here in Paris, and it’s made a crazy…

Leonora Epstein | March 15, 2010 - 1:00 pm

365 Days In Paris: French Sex

As much as American girls may complain about the state of dating, sex, courtship, and guys, at least we can read the signals on our own home turf. (Whether we…

Leonora Epstein | March 8, 2010 - 2:00 pm
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