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My sister came to visit me in New York last week.

To give you an idea of how happy I was, just before she arrived, I spent almost two hours glued to my couch watching her plane as it got closer and closer on the JFK flight map before finally hopping into a taxi to go wait for her at the airport.
Yes, I was REALLY excited.

My sister is the best of my best friends, she’s like some kind of supreme friend. We’re close to the same age, we know each other by heart and we totally understand each other (and burst out laughing) with just the blink of an eye.

Our lives are nothing alike (she is in Corsica, and I’m in New York) but we really get each other. Anyway, I’d better stop now before I start crying since I miss her so much now that’s she’s left ;)

When it comes to style, we started out with very, very different tastes.

She’s always had a very chic, feminine, pretty classic side to her – she loves beautiful jewelry, explained the Beauty of the Kelly to me and she’s been wearing Tod’s since the beginning of time.
I, on the other hand, was always more of the boyfriend jeans and Vans type, and I didn’t even start wearing makeup until a few years ago.

We’re completely different, but we’ve always talked a lot about our styles, and exchanged clothes (sometimes after lots and lots of negotiating) and little by little, our styles have grown together – she got a little more relaxed, and I got a little more sophisticated.

Here are a few photos of my favorite tourist in the whole world. I could talk to you about her for hours, but I’ll stop there, because I think you’ve already figured it out: I love her, I think she is amazing, and I adore her style.

Translated by Andrea Perdue.

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  • Très belles photos! On y voit ton amour!! Bisou a tout les deux.

    Cecilia
    http://www.modeskine.com/en

  • Coucou!
    Je te comprends totalement!
    J’ai deux soeurs que j’adore!!! On s’entend toutes les trois super bien, et on vit toutes les trois à l’étranger (je suis à Dubaï, l’une de mes soeurs est à Singapour et l’autre en Allemagne!) et qu’est-ce qu’elles me manquent!!!
    Allez, courage!!! Vous vous reverrez bientôt!!!
    Bises

    Le monde des petites
    http://www.lemondedespetites.com/

  • great pics and very stylish sister! congrats! :)

    http://littleaesthete.com

  • je crois que je suis amoureuse

  • Salut Garance, je commente très peu mais je lis tous les jours ton blog, et d’ailleurs j’ai eu mon année je pense que ta réponse ” courage” y ai pour beaucoup, enfin bref j’adore l’article que tu viens de poster car moi aussi j’ai deux sœurs, et je me retrouve complètement dans ce que tu dis, en un clin d’œil on se comprend. Sinon vous êtes toutes les deux super belles, c’est de famille d’avoir des trop belles jambes, c’est clair qu’elle est très classera sœur, j’adore car quand tu parles d’elle on voit que tu l’admire vraiment, il y a toujours un détails sur ses achats qui montre qu’elle aime les classiques et les pièces qui ont de l’histoire (la commode Louis XVI si je ne me trompe pas, le Kelly …), c’est le genre de choses que j’aime, le fait d’investir dans des pièces intemporelles. Merci garance de nous faire part de ces moments la, ce sont ces articles que j’aime, car tu livres une part de toi avec beaucoup de bienveillance, et avec une touche de mode.

    Bisou bonne journée

    Ps: les photos sont sublimés, j’aime beaucoup la lumière, ah vive l’été :)

  • She is as chic, if not far chicer, than any New Yorker!

  • Is beauty a family thing or what??!! ;-)
    As gorgeouuuus as you!!
    Alixxx
    http://alixdebeer.com

  • She is so beautiful! I love my sister so much too. We are twins so we are very close(:

  • aaaah! It really warms my heart Garance… I have the same relationship with my younger sister: she lives in Paris, I live in London. She is almost the same age as me, and she is my very best friend….

  • karacocoa June, 24 2014, 9:41 / Reply

    Garance, I love how much you love your sister, and how close you are. I wish I had that relationship with mine.

  • She’s gorgeous and she’s wearing my dream sunnies.

    xo
    PinkSole

  • j’adore l’outfit avec le pantalon blanc, c’est assez toi au final !!
    baci, Ali
    http://www.alidifirenze.fr

  • I can definitely see the similarities in both your styles. While they might be different in many ways, they both have that cool minimal effortless attitude to them. Plus I love her jean dress and sunglasses!

    http://dreaminginfashion.wordpress.com/

  • gracie June, 24 2014, 9:50 / Reply

    She is so pretty! Wow, you are blessed to be so close to your sister. By the way, is her hair curly, too? x

  • Garance! J’adore lorsque tu parles de ta/tes soeurs, de ta famille, tu devrais le faire plus souvent ! (si ça te dit hein!)

  • mademoiselle mauve June, 24 2014, 9:53 / Reply

    elle est belle ta soeur ! mais on veut d’autres photos ! et quelle déclaration… c’est superbe :)

  • Oh wow, everything about her is cool! Beautiful, amazing photos!

    http://www.enduringethereal.com

  • Léonore June, 24 2014, 9:58 / Reply

    It’s a beautiful post about sisterhood, very very touching:)

  • Scott is a lucky fellow — It’s so easy to fall in love with you !!!

  • Waouh ! J’ai bien fait de cliquer sur le lien “soeur”, il a y beaucoup de photos que je découvre !
    Quelle classe naturelle ! A t-elle fait de la danse ? Elle a un port de tête absolument divin.
    Les corses ont de la chance !

  • Your sister is amazing, what a great effortless style!!! I love how cool she is, her blue Tod’s loafers and the camera! The lighthing in the photos is perfect!
    http://heelsandpeplum.com/

  • Que ca doit etre dur de vivre si loin d’elle…. En tout cas elle est canon, tout comme toi ;-)

  • That is such a sweet post :)

  • I love that jeansdress. What brand is it?

  • Magnifique !!! c’est dans la famille :-) j’adore les outfits – la peite robe en jean est TOP !
    http://rockartfashion.wordpress.com/

  • Elle a un air d’Asia Argento je trouve! Très belle en tout cas!

  • Stephanie June, 24 2014, 10:42 / Reply

    What sort of camera is pictured by her bag on the high line?

  • Dear Stephanie, the camera is Fuji Finepix x100s – I have one myself and I absolutely adore it! I believe Scott owns the same camera too, I guess that says something :)

  • What a beautiful your sister! I have two older than me, I have a great relationship with them!
    Passa a trovarmi VeryFP

  • Such a beautiful sister! You are so lucky to have each other; I’ve wished for a sister my entire life! That denim dress is fantastic…

    xx,Kristi
    http://www.currentlycrushing.com

  • Brandie June, 24 2014, 11:10 / Reply

    Love how you love your sister so unabashedly! That’s exactly how I feel about mine and even though we aren’t that far apart (she’s in NYC and I’m in D.C.) she still always too far away for my liking.

  • ah, une soeur…quel trésor! vous avez de la chance!

  • Déjà je te trouve magnifique, et ta soeur aussi. Je trouve qu’elle a une pointe de ressemblance avec Jennifer Ehle.
    Vous êtes belles

  • Quelle ressemblance! Ta soeur est très jolie et elle a un style superbe, j’aime beaucoup!

    L.A

  • I love this post for so many reasons. I don’t have a sister and I’ll admit to having tears in my eyes while reading it.

  • OMG she is extremely beautiful and stylish. You did a nice collage! And your words were so sweet. Now I want me a sister, too!!!

  • Quelle chance d’avoir une soeur !! et belle avec ça ! J’aurais bien aimé savoir les bijoux qu’elle porte. La prochaine fois sans doute !

  • Beautiful Sister & what a special time! Trés bon, xx

  • I think is so nice when siblings are such good friends! Now that my brother is bigger we are finally more like friends than the two kids annoying each other we were growing up. Also your sister has lovely syle

  • Katherine June, 24 2014, 12:19 / Reply

    Sweet.

  • une soeur avec laquelle on est complice, c’est un trésor!

  • christine Jensen June, 24 2014, 12:25 / Reply

    beautiful! Love the denim dress – where can I get one?? :)

  • Caroline June, 24 2014, 12:28 / Reply

    C’est moi ou bien c’est nouveau, ces photos prises avec vêtements à acheter à la clé? En tout cas, ça fait vraiment magazine féminin.

  • all of this and a beautiful stylish sister??… could you be any cooler G?…. lovely post.x

    http://www.myclayexperience.com/

  • La beauté et le style sont héréditaires chez les Fiori apparemment !

  • She is gorgeous and so elegant! That pony tail!
    I wish I had a sister!
    xx,
    E.
    http://www.theslowpace.com

  • Lardlet June, 24 2014, 2:06 / Reply

    She is perfect! This is my favorite post of all your posts. No relationship that I have ever had can compare to what I have with my sisters and I think you put it so perfectly in this story – waiting by the computer for her to arrive – and going to the worst place on earth (JFK!) just to spend an extra hour together. I think my husband is completely taken away, blown away, confused and at times jealous of how much I love my sisters and want to spend time with them – and of course because they even have a better idea of what is in my underwear drawer than he does!

  • Such a sweet post. Style and beauty certainly run in your family! Thx for sharing with us.

  • Elle est sublime ta soeur et la façon dont tu en parles est très touchante. Cette relation là, moi, je l’ai avec ma fille et c’est irremplaçable !
    http://www.mode9.fr

  • elle est tellement belle !! son sourire est magnifique :)

    http://www.the-astro.weebly.com

  • Just like you two, my sister and me only need one look to understand each other. Sometimes I’m just walking around and I see something/someone funny and I whish my sister were there because I know we’d laugh about it together.

  • bijoux June, 24 2014, 3:19 / Reply

    Siblings are one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their children.

  • princessglee June, 24 2014, 3:23 / Reply

    Your sister reminds me that less really IS more. I’m wearing a cut-off denim skirt, a simple blouse, flats and my hair pulled back. I see now that a statement pair of sunnies would complete my look. I think I might have something. Thanks.

  • Isabella June, 24 2014, 3:31 / Reply

    I love your post. Most of all cause today is my sister’s birthday! She is amazing. Great sense of humour, intelligent, the best laught ever, great mother and most off all my best friend. Really, No matter what I can count on her. God bless her and her heart.

  • sounds like my sister and i…
    i need to know….does she like your short hair?
    I cut mine, like yours, a couple of years ago, and last summer my sister said-“enough is enough, you have to grow your hair.” I have easy thick red hair, maybe that is why?

  • J’aime beaucoup le style de Laeticia : simple et elegant. Tres belles photos.

  • Je la trouve sublime aussi ta sœur! Ces photos sont très belles

    Bisous
    http://www.Lauralexo.com

  • Lucky you! Hope you had sooooo much fun!

  • Candace June, 24 2014, 7:00 / Reply

    I want to know more about your sister! She seems fascinating.

  • Trop mignonne Garance! Trop cool cette complicité ca fait plaisir!!
    Bisous bisous
    Alix
    http://www.blushandbeyond.com/

  • elaine June, 24 2014, 8:44 / Reply

    How blessed you both are to have a sister like the other.

  • She is so chic and natural. Just happy to see her photos on your blog. Wonderful woman with a personal style. Sure we wood love to see more shoots)

    Sofia
    Sofia
    White Russian blog
    http://www.whiterussian.com.br

  • she so pretty …i love her style…..

  • Your sister is absolutely stunning. I wish I had a sister! I love her style; I am a fellow Tod’s fan. Where is her bag from?

  • Melissa June, 25 2014, 12:58 / Reply

    someone please tell me where those sunglasses are from, I need!!

  • Elle est très jolie ta soeur Garance, c’est de famille je pense :)

    Très belle composition sur la dernière photo, j’aime beaucoup !

  • CecileMaki June, 25 2014, 5:00 / Reply

    Je suis d’accord avec toi, une soeur c’est une super meilleure amie! Et c’est tellement chouette lorsqu’elle vient en visite :)
    Très belle série de photos, merci de les partager avec nous!
    J’ai aussi bien aimé ta description de ton impatiance dans l’attente! ;)
    Bises

  • I also have the best sister and friend in the world… no friend will ever be her!! make sure you always keep enough time for that veryspecial relationship!!! great article thanks Garance!!

  • I completely understand you. I love my sister to the moon and back.

  • C’est vrai qu’elle est belle ! Et quel style !

  • Murielle June, 25 2014, 6:33 / Reply

    Très belle déclaration à ta sœur, c’est vrai qu’elle est chic et classe.

  • Carole June, 25 2014, 7:11 / Reply

    lovely sister….love the jean dress…she has great style

  • MissPimpin June, 25 2014, 7:43 / Reply

    J’ai la même !! En mieux ;-)
    Ma soeur et moi, on est trooooop soeurs, à tel point que malgré nos 4 ans d’écart, on nous a prises pour des jumelles presque toute notre enfance et adolescence
    Après, comme vous, nos styles ont évolué et les gens ont enfin réussi à nous différencier !!!
    Au fait, j’adoooore sa robe en denim, c’est une quoi ????
    Elle est basée où en Corse ? (j’y vais tout le temps ….)

  • Quel hommage plein de tendresse. Moi qui ai deux frères, je suis assez fascinée par la relation entre soeurs qui peut revêtir tant de couleurs différentes!

  • Très jolies photos ! Tu as une chances immense d’être si “proche” de ta soeur ! ;)
    Des bises !!

    laposemode.fr

  • Magníficas ambas las dos!

    XX

  • Rebecca June, 25 2014, 10:49 / Reply

    But Garance, you didn’t give me the shopping info for my favorite outfit! J’adore l’outfit avec le pantalon blanc too!

  • she is so chic. love her style. you have a really fabulous sister! =)

    http://www.lecitygypsy.com/

  • I love the jean dress! where do you get it? MIH does not have one…. Is it marques almeada? Beautiful photos!

  • ainhoa June, 25 2014, 3:06 / Reply

    bon, elle t’as remis à jour au français je suppose :)))!!…la première photo est très jolie…j’aime sa robe jean et ses chaussures bleus, le sac la caméra …on aimerai bien la voir aussi avec les cheveux un peu dans l’air la prochaine fois :-) ! j’aime quand tu as écrit qu’elle s’est coolifié et toi sophistiquée :)
    ma soeur, elle a bcp de style je trouve aussi pour s’habiller, mais elle ne le pratique pas hélas :)!

  • Zimmermann June, 26 2014, 12:50 / Reply

    J adore la chemise rose avec le pantalon blanc. Ou est ce que je peux la trouver?

  • You look similar, and you both are stylish and trendy.

  • ziewicz June, 26 2014, 10:01 / Reply

    Ta sœur est belle. Je ne sais si cela va lui plaire mais je trouve qu’elle ressemble à Sade Adu. En tout cas, elle a du style et de l’élégance.

  • Frances June, 27 2014, 2:55 / Reply

    Now I miss my sister!

  • charlotte July, 3 2014, 5:12 / Reply

    Magnifique! Ta soeur, ton regard sur elle (mais SURTOUT: la réponse à THE question que je me pose… Comment porter des Todd’s sans avoir l’air mémére-bourge-chiante. Ta soeur devrait faire des posts fashion sur ton blog.) (En tout cas, ça me plairait.) (Mais tu fais bien comme tu veux comme on dit à la campagne.)

  • AHHH c’est top le style que tu as les photos sont magnifiques aussi

  • Ah! Love this. I have 2 sisters, both younger, but we are all close with each other in different ways. Sisterhood is THE BEST. Sad for my mom who grew up with only brothers, and hoping in a tiny way that I will have 2 girls so they can enjoy that bond. (Though I know there is something lovely in every sibling relationship.)

    (Also loved this post because it turns out I have the Laetitia sunglasses and the Garance haircut. Somehow I feel 3000% cooler.)

  • Camilla May, 24 2017, 1:45 / Reply

    Oh.. how lovely you two! .. just such magical style of hers. Where are the Ballerinas from, and as well what camera is that ( looks like vintage )?

    Merci. Bisous! xoxo

    Cam

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