Princesse Tam Tam

25 May 19
Confessions of a YA Reader

  I don’t know about you, but I love reading contemporary during the summer.  Especially lighter ones.  Heavy on romance is good, but not needed for me.  I thought I would share some of the books I liked that I think would be great reads for summer.    Some of these are a bit heavier […]

04 May 19
Moth of the Day

Thomas the Rhymer is one of my favorite Scottish ballads. It has a lot of things going for it: Thomas is a fairly nice man who is not squatting on other people’s property; no one has sacrificed seven princesses; and there are no crows who discuss pecking out a dead person’s eyes. (I fully admit […]

04 May 19
Annlyel Online

It’s May the 4th, hence Star Wars day, and what better to celebrate this wonderful day than to look back at one of the greatest heroines in cinema and the impact of her legacy on the franchise now. And, with every reblog of this post, I have even more heroines to add to the list, proving how […]

24 Apr 19
much ado about cinema

Introduction – My Star Wars Story On December 18th, 2015, Star Wars awakened once again; a pivotal moment for the last decade of mainstream entertainment. And what made The Force Awakens a graceful, triumphant return was the fact that it was both a nostalgic trip back home for all those who were already invested in the Star Wars […]

22 Apr 19
The Fashion Retailer

Extending the review of luxury organizations, niche players from the long tail in fashion and sustainable brands, it´s time to talk about leading “fast-fashion” retailers. Mass-market fashion retailers are localized at the bottom of the Maslow´s pyramid of needs. Those brands´ business models are based on high traffic, high volume and low margin. But some […]

19 Apr 19
Mode Insiders

Dans son dernier rapport, Greenpeace salue les progrès de certains géants de la mode dans leur gestion des produits chimiques dangereux. Parmi ces groupe, Inditex (parmi ses filiales : Zara, Massimo Dutti, Bershka, Pull and Bear) ; H&M ; Fast Retailing (parmi ses filiales :Comptoir des Cotonniers, Helmut Lang, Princesse Tam-Tam, Uniqlo) ; et Benetton. […]

11 Apr 19
The Lone Girl in a Crowd

We all know the Grimm brothers collected fairy tales that the compiled in books during the 1800s. But they weren’t the only fairy tale collectors. Nor were they the first. The first notable European fairy tale collector was an Italian named Gianfrancesco Straparola who lived during the 1500s. The first sole fairy tale collection, Il […]

03 Apr 19

The Cinéma Excelsior on rue Armand Rousseau. The Cinéma Colibri on boulevard Paul Bert. And still other cinemas on rue Maréchal Pétain and rue Carnot. These all sound like cinemas in Paris in the 1930s, or perhaps Marseille or Lyons. But instead, they were all in French Indochina. French colonial cinemas from before World War […]

01 Apr 19
Wining About Herstory

Name: Artemisia Gentileschi Born: July 8, 1593      Died: 1656 What they did: Amazing Painter who got defined by one bad experience. Facts: Artemisia was the eldest child of Tuscan painter Orazio Gentileschi was first introduced to painting by her father, showing more talent than her brothers who painted with her in their father’s workshop. […]

27 Mar 19
Jem Roberts

Rhymes Of Britain Wednesday, 20 March 2019 Happy musical Folklore Thursday! Only four days to our first ever London show – and nine to our Bath book launch! We dearly hope to see you at one of them if you’re anywhere near the bottom half of this island… We should just take a moment to […]

14 Mar 19

                                   By name the topic of plastic surgery forms an interesting and intriguing discussion that revolves around the cultural view of beauty and appearance. In the modern world, the issue has become a widespread phenomenon indicating the possibility of global acceptance. The practice involves improving the physical appearance of an individual through alteration of features […]

06 Mar 19

Josephine Baker is most celebrated as the “Bronze Venus” and her infamous “Banana Dance” in Paris c. 1927. However, the sum of her life is so much more! I was blown away by her boldness and sexual freedom, but it wasn’t until I saw the 1991 HBO movie starring Lynn Whitfield as Josephine Baker that I […]

01 Mar 19
Mademoiselle Love

En mars, tout se mélange : le printemps tente de chasser l’hiver plus vite que prévu, les nouvelles collections prennent la place des soldes même si quelques bonnes affaires n’ont pas encore dit leur dernier mot et moi j’oscille entre l’envie de refaire ma garde-robe et la raison qui me pousse à vider mon dressing […]

19 Feb 19
Design & Fashion Magazine

The village-like charms, excellent boutiques, cafés and pretty streets that you’ll discover in the 7th arrondissement between the Champ de Mars gardens and the Esplanade des Invalides makes this our favorite neighborhood in Paris. Most of our apartments are located nearby, where you’ll experience the authentic Parisian lifestyle that we love. Enjoy strolling along the […]

12 Feb 19

Josephine Baker, born Freda Josephine McDonald, went hungry often and was poorly dressed growing up in East St. Louis. She began working as a live-in domestic worker for a white family by the age of eight, and had left school by the end of fifth grade. One woman she worked for abused her by burning […]