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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

bespangled thongs

with monogramming and personalization still the rage, galeries lafayette joins the club by offering Havaianas thongs that you can slip your pretty little feet into and have an 'original' pair of shoes. pick the color of the sole and straps and add on some sparkle with Swarovski crystals or your initials. et voila, c'est chic! starting may 15th; prices start at 27 euros.

Wednesday, April 05, 2006

chic bookmark

In a never-ending quest to find the best souvenirs with that certain 'je ne sais quoi,' we've uncovered the latest from chic silver brand Christofle. A silver-plated 'marque page' [bookmark], engraved with a portion of the Eiffel Tower. At first glance, it looks like a random, graphic pattern, but on closer inspection, it is indeed your favorite monument, complete with an oh-so-french tassle on the top to make the perfect bookmark. All that for only 35euros; available in Sacre-Coeur and Arc d'Triomphe models as well at their boutique at 9 rue Royale, 8th.