Who stole my croissant

Style secrets of the French by Casilda Grigg

What Frenchwomen bring back on the Eurostar

Eclairs, you’re thinking? But these aren’t any old éclairs. They’re from Picard, the gourmet French frozen food chain. If they could, the French in London would transport Picard lock, stock and barrel back to London. … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beauty secrets: the skincare brand French dermatologists love

Until I met Lola, an American friend with a passion for French pharmacies, I had never heard of La Roche-Posay. Up until then I’d been the kind of dumb tourist who went … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

Where to buy children’s clothes in Paris

Before boarding the Eurostar to London, laden with cheese and charcuterie and creams from La Roche Posay, Parisian mamans do one thing – they pay a visit to Monoprix, the … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment