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Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, New York City

As a French citizen and haute couture lover, I could not miss the fabulous exhibition that has been at the Brooklyn Museum for the last few months: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: from the Sidewalk to the Catwalk. JP Gaultier’s influence goes beyond the fashion connoisseurs: his creations have revolutionized women’s and men’s fashion over the last decades and we all wear outfits inspired … Continue reading Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, New York City

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Deer and Doe Chataigne shorts

I have not posted anything on the blog for so long. And yet it’s not because I haven’t been busy sewing. Quite the contrary actually, but the challenge has been getting the newly made garments photographed. I sadly had to let go of my beloved photographer when I moved to New York and since then it has been tough to combine daylight, nice weather, and a … Continue reading Deer and Doe Chataigne shorts

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Where to shop for fabric in Paris

One of the things I love the most about sewing is shopping for the fabric, the patterns, and the accessories such as zips, threads, buttons, ribbons, lace, etc. The trouble is that I usually buy way more than I need. But then again do we EVER really NEED the fabric/clothes/shoes/bags we buy?! Talking about shopping I have always wondered how other sewers shop. Do you … Continue reading Where to shop for fabric in Paris