Violette Sauvage vide dressing at La Cour du Marais

This weekend is the Violette Sauvage vide dressing at La Cour du Marais on Paris’ rue des Archives. You’re always guaranteed to find some great stuff at these events, and today was no exception: I spotted a red Sandro dress for €60, a Gucci-esque embroidered Zara skirt for €10, and a gorgeous Sezane grey and black polka dot mini skirt for €35. Emphasis on the mini, sadly, as even for a Brit it was just too short. So what did I buy? If I had size 5 feet I would have bought the Sezane leopard print trainers and the Claudie … Continue reading Violette Sauvage vide dressing at La Cour du Marais

Vestiaire Collective at Vogue Experience Paris

French online luxury resale store Vestiaire Collective hosted three masterclasses at the inaugural Vogue Experience day in Paris last Saturday. Each masterclass tackled a different subject: wardrobe detoxes, 90s and vintage fashion and how to authenticate a Birkin. Wardrobe detox Taking tips from Vestiaire Collective co-founder Fanny Moison, the site’s editor-in-chief Elvira Masson talked attendees through the best way to approach a wardrobe detox. Women wear about 40% of their wardrobe, Masson said, which means that more than half of our clothes are not being worn. So instead of leaving them to languish, why not put them back into circulation … Continue reading Vestiaire Collective at Vogue Experience Paris