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Style Story / Sissy Sainte-Marie Chacon

Style Story / Sissy Sainte-Marie Chacon

Sissy Sainte-Marie Chacon is otherworldly. Not only does she have that striking, timeless beauty (and really great hair), she also has a refreshingly unique approach to personal style...

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Elevated LA

Elevated LA

Too often, the thought of Los Angeles style is colored with images of yoga pants and sneakers....

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LA Eliana

LA Eliana

It might be clear by now that we recently spent some time in LA. Ah, LA…. One of the people...

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Richard Christiansen: Where Dragons Live

Richard Christiansen: Where Dragons Live

Welcome back to Pardon My French! Kicking off the new season with my good friend Richard. Since the...

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California Cool with Heidi Merrick

If you were here on Friday, it’s likely you saw the story we published at Heidi...

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Heidi’s House is a Home

Heidi’s House is a Home

Just a few words about Heidi, whom I met this summer and absolutely love (her, and her family John,...

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Ease Meets West

Ease Meets West

With the change of weather (that’s happening quite early in New York this year) from summer into...

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Style Story / Kate Butler

Style Story / Kate Butler

I met Kate at a party one night in LA and immediately got the same feeling I used to get when I...

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East Meets West

I moved to New York from California nearly eight years ago. I’m constantly confronted with the...

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Phillip Lim DTLA

Phillip Lim DTLA

I really love the new Phillip Lim store in Los Angeles. It’s beautiful, spacious, open, and...

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Haley Boyd

Haley Boyd

There’s a lot to love about Haley Boyd. At the top of the list is her personal style; timeless...

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Planting for the Future: Matthew Kenney

Planting for the Future: Matthew Kenney

Matthew Kenney is a true innovator. A classically trained chef in French cuisine, he soon discovered...

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Domestic Bliss

I’ve always had a kind of boyish side when it comes to household chores. You know, I’m the...

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The Sun

The Sun

In Los Angeles, like in Japan, actually, you often see women with umbrellas to protect themselves...

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La Maison

Last week, we moved into our house. Our very own home, with a big kitchen, plenty of space, a little...

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L.A. Ease

L.A. Ease

French women have long mastered the art of effortless style – looking like you woke up stylish...

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Modern Bohemia / Hannah Henderson

Modern Bohemia / Hannah Henderson

Hannah Henderson has something special – perhaps it’s her perfectly laid back California...

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Things I Do In Venice

Things I Do In Venice

I’m pretty sure everyone knows by now, I moved to Los Angeles – Venice to be precise, and my...

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