It seems like we rarely turn on the TV these days. Pretty much anything we watch is available online and we stream it on the computer or the iPad. We both have great headphones (I told you about mine here) but whenever we want to watch something together on these devices, we’re struggling to hear the dialogues and miss half the fun.
We’re huge fans of British design, as you know, and we follow closely the evolution of the UK menswear scene, highly creative whilst very much focussed on its history and heritage. Recently we discovered a couple of newer labels, one of which we wanted to tell you about this month, as it’s very à propos for the season. Mr Quintessential, that’s its name, specializes in quality cashmere sweaters.
Even though I’m a born and bread Parisian, I have always been fascinated with New York. I lived there for close to five years and, since I’m back in Paris, I have realized that a lot of things remind me of New York. It can be a picture, a garment, or even a classic song such as this shout-out to the Big Apple.
Last year, while freezing our buns off in New York, we told you about Paris Yorker, a young French brand that specializes in men’s cashmere sweaters. We loved the quality of their wool and their very simple, timeless designs. The brand just launched a new collection and we thought we’d take a peek. After all, nothing is more satisfying than to see brands we discovered grow steadily and establish themselves in their niche, season after season.
It seems that as time goes by, interior design and accessories become increasingly more appealing to me. Where I used to just pass by a home store without thinking twice, I now find myself stopping and looking at a cool bathtub or design garbage can with the same enthusiasm I once reserved for clothes and footwear…