Tag: Winter


Guest Post | Skiing in France

  It’s Ski Time! Winter is coming and that only means one thing, it’s time to dig out your ski gear and hit the slopes. Home to the largest ski area in the world as well as some of the best resorts, there is nowhere better, in our opinion, to spend a week or two in the mountains than the beautiful French Alps. With so many resorts to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to go, especially if it’s your first time visiting the area. That’s why we have......

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Beautiful in the Summer, Winter, Autumn and Spring, Paris never ceases to impress with it’s sophisticated architecture and ambience of elegance and grace. As we are truly in the depths of winter, these cold and icy months have inspired our first Black and White photography edition of the City of Lights....

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It’s common knowledge that people don’t move to Paris for the weather.  I’m from the Midwest, so I am no stranger to snowpocalypses, black ice, and torrential hail.  But in Paris, the nature of the beast is different.  Much of the year is cold, wet, and grey.  In the words of the Asteroids Galaxy Tour, “the sun ain’t shining no more.” Fear not though, here at Savoir Faire we’ve compiled a list to help you beat the winter blues. After you’ve run out and bought some vitamin D and a sun lamp,......

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Tomorrow morning, France will kick off it’s new year by ushering in the soldes. As you may know, les Soldes in France are a pretty big deal. In short, they are countrywide, biannual sales on all unsold seasonal merchandise. The word soldes in French technically means ‘balances’ (as in a check balance or budget balance) but is used as les soldes (always with the les) to mean ‘sales’ in a shopping context. What’s quite exceptional about these French sales is that they are countrywide. France goes on sale. They are a national sport. French women organize their vacation......

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My second attempt at a blog post for Savoir Faire is in a field in which I feel a fair amount more comfortable! This week I’ve ditched the apron for a winter coat and will tell you a thing or two about what you could see being worn by men in Paris this winter. The first thing to note is that menswear in Paris is always high quality and independent. This is not only because Parisian men naturally have more pride in their looks (some would argue it is European fashion capital),......

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As the weather gets crisp and chilly, many of us would rather sit around in sweats all day drinking mulled wine by the fire but if you are planning on walking the wintery streets of Paris, here are some of this seasons fashion trends to keep you looking classy and fabulous! Silhouettes This season’s clothing styles revolve around experimenting with the silhouette. Be prepared to see a lot of geometric shapes from umbrella skirts to triangular princess collars, chunky heals and hourglass cinched waists.  Choose a silhouette that fits your body type......

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