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Vingt Questions with Alexandre Chapellier, Designer of Cinabre

Vingt Questions with Alexandre Chapellier, Designer of Cinabre

At the age of 30, Franco-Swedish designer Alexandre Chapellier quit his desk job and launched his own luxury brand. His company, Cinabre, makes all of its pieces in France. Their collection of men’s accessories includes bow ties, scarves, lapel pins, tote bags, hats and pocket squares. At the end of 2015, Cinabre opened its first […]

Experience Paris like a true parisien with the help of My Little Paris

Experience Paris like a true parisien with the help of My Little Paris

My Little Paris is an engaging blog on all things French. It includes everything from recommendations on chic restaurants and bars, beauty advice, shopping, design, where to travel, podcasts, week-end plans, and how to plan your birthday depending on your style. There are also pages dedicated to eco-friendly ideas to help preserve our planet, wedding […]

Château de Chastellux tour with Mount Vernon

Château de Chastellux tour with Mount Vernon

Representatives from the French-American Cultural Foundation recently attended a conference in Paris organized by George Washington’s Mount Vernon with Université Paris 8: The Republics of France and the United States – 240 Years of Friendship. This event explored the long and important relationship between our two countries. Historians, policy makers, curators and cultural professionals gave […]

Vingt Questions with Patrick O’Connell

Vingt Questions with Patrick O’Connell

Patrick O’Connell, a native of Washington, DC, is a self-taught chef who pioneered a refined, regional American cuisine in the Virginia countryside. His alliance with local farmers and artisanal producers was an adaptation born of necessity more than 30 years ago when nothing but milk was delivered to the tiny town of “Little” Washington, VA […]

Vingt Questions with Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Vingt Questions with Philippe Cousteau Jr.

Philippe-Pierre Jacques-Yves Arnault Cousteau Jr. is the son of Philippe Cousteau and the grandson of Jacques Cousteau. Philippe has continued the work of his father and grandfather by educating the public about oceanic environmental and conservation issues. A multi Emmy-nominated TV personality, film maker, explorer, author and co-founder and CEO of non-profit EarthEcho International, Philippe […]