Have yourself a Merry Greedy Xmas! (4 ways to celebrate with less money but more ❤️)

1 week to go! before you drain all your energy and your money in the yearly shopping craziness, pause for a second .. Do we really need more material stuff to make us happy? Can we do something a bit different this year, that would not only please us but also the planet? Here are 4 ideas ..Not only to do good, but to also feel good … Continue reading Have yourself a Merry Greedy Xmas! (4 ways to celebrate with less money but more ❤️)

Monday Window Challenge : Shopping in Paris!

Among the things that make me home sick, window shopping in Paris comes in my top 5. Especially at this time of year .. Wouldn’t it be nice if retail therapy was covered by health insurance ? In response to Cee Neuner ‘s Photo Challenge on Windows Continue reading Monday Window Challenge : Shopping in Paris!

Let little girls be little girls!

The moment she sat down in the jeepney, all eyes were on her: Mini jeans skirt, 2 inches high hills, halter sequins top, pink manicure matching her perfect pedicure. She slowly pulled back a stray of her long silky hair to readjust her sunglasses. The driver let a loud “Sexy girl! You could win a Beauty Pageant!“. The ultimate compliment: winning a Beauty Pageant. The ultimate recognition: being … Continue reading Let little girls be little girls!

Arise, Children of the Fashion Land, Join the Fashion Revolution today!

No way I can ever quit shopping! I am Parisian, it is in my DNA. My cupboards are full, let alone the ones of the Attilas. I am constantly looking for bargains, sales, how to pay less and get more. Asia is great for that, as most of the branded clothes are made here (Cambodia, Bangladesh,India..). So far, shopping has been my main cardio, and … Continue reading Arise, Children of the Fashion Land, Join the Fashion Revolution today!

How I became a “New Born Shopper”

What’s in a label ? is there more to read, beyond the name of the designer ? Literally, Yes! Over the last days, a few Primark shoppers had the shocking surprise to discover messages sewed to the labels of their clothes. Not simple messages : real cries for help. Remember the collapse of the clothing factory in Bangladesh last year ? where hundreds of poor people lost their … Continue reading How I became a “New Born Shopper”

Et vous, qui fabrique vos vêtements?

On sort de Cebu cette semaine pour se joindre à des millions de fashionistas en marche pour la Révolution de la Mode ! La revendication ? une mode enfin responsable et ethique. Le 24 Avril 2013, l’usine du Rana Plaza s‘écroule au Bangladesh, arrachant 1,133 ouvriers à leurs familles. Plus de 2500 sont blesses. Ce jour là, des centaines d’enfants deviennent orphelins. On decouvre alors dans quelles … Continue reading Et vous, qui fabrique vos vêtements?