Paris Fashion Week is going full steam, and you know I'm on the scene! Since I've been here, I've attended tons of great shows (Lanvin, Galliano, Kenzo), and have been snapping Real Style along the way! Take a look at a bit of French fried fashion: Every time I come to Paris, I have to say...

Helmut Newton, Here They Come II, Paris, from the series Big Nudes,1981, chromogenic print, collection of the Estate of Helmut Newton. (Title unknown) Helmut Newton, Saddle I from the series Sleepless Nights, 1975–78, chromogenic print, collection of the Estate of Helmut...

Come on Paris, we've all seen photos of you in that orange jumpsuit and it didn't suit you one bit – it's not going to suit you now either. Sort it out girl!

Yes, it may be a cheap thrill but I do love that most British fashion mags come with free beauty products. You can't come to Paris without spotting at least one beret. This one was paired with a fur vest for fall. Fall 2012: T-Shirts and leather jackets. End of story. Not seeing very...

FACT: Paris is taxi hell. I could write a whole book on taxi-related misfortunes. I'll never understand why it is so damned difficult to find a taxi here! I'm going to give you the best tip ever if you come to Paris: never expect to catch a taxi on the street. Keep the number of a taxi...

Interview highlights: On relocating to Paris: 'Of course coming to Paris was a difficult decision. It was hard for me to leave my idyllic country-bumpkin set-up to come to a city, but in the end it was the right thing to do, for me and Antoine (Arnault) above all. But also for all of...

The first hot and crowded party of many yet to come in Paris was dedicated to image makers, and fittingly enough, it all converged at Colette. The fête was to launch the Marc Newson-designed Pentax K-01, a state-of-the-art digital hybrid that the designer cast with a pop-bright, retro case in...

After six endless seasons of eighties new-wave and grunge recalls there seems to be something fresh in the air - and its no surprise that its coming from Paris. The city's venerable cool girls Phoebe Philo and Stella McCartney both showed collections filled with sparse colours and great...

Coco Chanel & Chanel N°5 1937 – Gabrielle Chanel in her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris. Published in Harper's Bazaar in 1937, this photo was chosen for the CHANEL N°5 advertisement. For the first time, Chanel herself promoted her perfume. Photo François Kollar © Ministère de la Culture...

"Now here comes the science behind-the-scenes yadda yadda yadda..." When I first heard that MADE, the New York FASHION WEEK initiative started by Jenné Lombardo, Mazdack Rassi and Keith Baptista was coming to Paris, I, along with some Parisian fashion PRs let out an audible "Woo-hoo!" To say...

 

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