Archives ofApril 2008
Latest in the “you can sometimes get nice surprises from big brands” series, I went to have a look in Devred for the first time in…ages! And I found this little leather jacket: -Hey, this jacket’s nice! Let’s take a closer look. Yeah, it’s really nice: I like the pocket design and the aviator style… Read moreno validationand1 comment for this article.
This is the latest installment in my adventure “on the trail of Men’s beauty parlours”, with a trip to “Il fait beau” at 51 rue des Archives, in the Marais (they have another salon at 57 rue des Peupliers à Boulogne). It opened two years ago, and offers a modern, stylish setting for beauty treatments… Read moreno validationand1 comment for this article.
As spring has been slow to arrive, how do you fancy a hoodie? I will show you a selection of a few good brands so you don’t catch a cold during this rather temperamental end-of-season weather. The first in the series is from American Apparel. They’re well known for their basics and their premium quality,… Read moreno validationand2 comments for this article.
Let’s start with a non-trendy style, as it never goes out of fashion: the aviator, which has been present in every new collection since it was created by Ray Ban in 1936. This basic has once again formed the inspiration for many fashion houses (Dior, Cavalli, Tom Ford…) and designers (Berryl, Porsche Design…). The main… Read moreno validationand3 comments for this article.
Vichy was one of the pioneers for mens’ cosmetics with the launch of its basic range in 1988. It was rebranded Vichy Homme in 2001 with the white, grey and red packaging that you may be familiar with. We have talked about it before with a test of the Silicium-R treatment (article in French). As… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
The opening of the April 77 did happen, as we said it would, and I decided to go and have a look. It’s at 49 rue de Saintonge, at the top of the Rue de Turenne, on the corner of a fairly quiet crossroads (Nearest métro station: filles du calvaires) From the outside: The slim… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
I have the pleasure and honour of presenting you the new French Truckers team (straight off the back of the lorry). As of this week, we’ve some new truckers: Streetwise” Jay, “street” fashion and culture correspondant Junior “the conker”, our youngest friend, “college trend” correspondant Vassilli our “Big Brother”, special envoy, who will regularly report… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.