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Good news, folks! French mainstay Claudie Pierlot has jumped the Atlantic and is now serving up its brilliantly tailored separates and collared dresses, in all their Parisian-chicness, over here in the U.S. of A. If you're in NYC, you can now shop at the 59th street Bloomingdale's for this classic line known for its elegant, preppy staples, which don't skimp on the je ne said quoi. If the line's sister companies Maje and Sandro are any barometer for how Claudie Pierlot will be received stateside, we've got high hopes that the line will soon be filling the closets of America's most fashionable ladies in no time (ours included). Look out for a full U.S. e-commerce site soon as well.
Going home means getting an opportunity to appreciate some things you always took for granted. Things like a full fridge, neighbors who know your name, and decent thrift shops with reasonable prices (seriously — if we could count all the moments of rage we've experienced from sticker shock in big-city thrift shops...). read
Our noses are redder than a Louboutin sole, and we haven't felt our toes since October. Yep, it’s cold here in NYC. But, in Wisconsin, for example (where this editor's mother lives), it's even worse. (Meanwhile, his brother in L.A. thinks his 65-degree day is nippy.)
Winter weather may be complicated, but our read