4 days and counting. Florence departs on humanitarian trip to Nepal – Humla Fund

It's a busy week for Florence in the lead up to the start of her trip to Nepal. She is part of a medical team bringing healthcare to people in remote rural Nepal. I was able to catch her for a quick chat before she heads off to the mountains. So what does her family think of…

Can I take a bit of you with me to Nepal?

It's both scary and exciting to think that I'll soon leave my little family for three weeks, to travel to the Himalaya mountains to help a medical team bring health care to people in remote rural Nepal. 

Iris, 6 years old – London, UK

With a child like Iris at home, we feel we don't need to go to the theatre or to the circus anymore. She's a real entertainer and a comic, and we laugh for a whole evening when she starts a show. But her true passion is drawing and she can spend hours with a pencil in hand. It…

Spring shopping – Get inspiration from 5 moms in 5 cities

  Tada!shop is a great place to shop, especially for who likes to mix and match : young designers, hard to find labels, high end fashion, established brands, high street fashion. I picked up products from Talc, Atsuyo et Akiko, Namhee, J.Crew, flora & henri, Kit + Lili,…

Bye bye 2000-2010, hello to a new decade!

In less than 20 days this decade will be over. It’s been a particularly fast one, and this partly because our notion of time has changed with technological progress and the time wrap qualities of the internet. We live in "real time", something extremely new for human kind, which…

A house full of friends

  Coming back home is a constant surprise. What will the children have invented? One day they are picnicking with bears and sock monkeys under the kitchen table, another day they have created a snow park for their Playmobil out of toilet paper. It's anyway always fun because…

Poppy duo

    Perfect poppy red duo to go to school in Bensimon head to toe next spring! This is just a preview of S/S 011 collection, more to come closer to the release date.   For professionals : Bensimon is showing at Maison & Objet - Hall 7, stands L160-L166

Decor for fun

Elle Decoration, September 2010 - Photo Nicolas Tosi Marie-Claire Maison, Septembre 2010 - Photo Mark Eden Schooley   Two fun ways of displaying robots and designer toys. Accumulation, very Warhol way. The first shelf is very cleverly done, with simple wooden boards on Kartell…

StyleSight Interview

  Thanks to Khalym Shell for this interview on StyleSight. About trade shows, beloved brands, retail, photography and more. Read the interviewhere.