The Museum at FIT’s Paris Refashioned Exhibit

A few highlights from the Fashion Institute of Technology’s recent Spring 2017 exhibit It’s easy for the general public to get excited over seeing Chanel or Christian Dior, but other fashion houses and emerging designers also shaped the Swinging Sixties and contributed plenty ideas that are still relevant in the industry in 2017. The Museum at FIT’s exhibit Paris Refashioned, 1957-1968 highlighted a crucial point … Continue reading The Museum at FIT’s Paris Refashioned Exhibit

7 Instagram Accounts to Follow | Paris, France

It’s hard to choose which Instagram accounts are my favorite, because I want to love everything. I went through the “Photos You’ve Liked” in settings and found that I liked artfully arranged cocktails, exotic beaches, oceans, cherry blossoms, Paris, New York City, a lot of my friends’ travel photos and a ton of Newport photos. Through my brief research—scrolling my history for 5 minutes—I was … Continue reading 7 Instagram Accounts to Follow | Paris, France

How to Spend 72 Hours in Vienna

An intellectual visit to Austria’s capital  I spoke to a few friends who have visited Vienna before to get an idea of what to expect—they all unanimously said that it was a beautiful city, but there wasn’t much to do beyond a few days. My expectations were lowered, only to discover that Vienna has so much to offer the curious visitor. The Austro-Hungarian Empire may … Continue reading How to Spend 72 Hours in Vienna

A Chic Reading List for Francophiles

A few weeks back, I spotted a fellow Francophile at the local coffee shop reading Lunch in Paris: A Love Story with Recipes. I gently interrupted her to ask how she liked the book so far—she smiled and said that she enjoyed it very much since she was missing Paris after a recent visit. I asked her if she had pursued any other parisienne reading. … Continue reading A Chic Reading List for Francophiles

The Ocean House & Watch Hill Inn

Life is a beach I’ve never spent time in Watch Hill—this may have to do with the fact that I grew up in Narragansett and attended university in Newport, two places in Rhode Island that are sought out destinations themselves. I stayed one night with family at the waterfront condo my cousin had rented at Watch Hill Inn, then we went to the Ocean House the following … Continue reading The Ocean House & Watch Hill Inn