“I’m a Melbourne-based journalist, editor, photographer, and blogger dreaming of la vie européenne. I love all things French except for the pigeons: film, food, literature, fashion, and I indulge in this passion as often as possible! Find me on Twitter, or Google+.”
With each new country comes inexplicable or unexpected customs. They’re things you might never have thought of, but are still useful to know. Ever wondered what New Year’s is like in France? Or, are you hoping to look in-the-know this year?
Meet Lucie Knappek, founder of Evanela, an agency that invites people to discover the work of French artisans. Through workshops, Lucie shines the light on traditional artisanal techniques, from embroidery to cabinet-making.
Entrepreneur Marie Van Haecke takes me on a tour of of Mademoiselle Chapeaux, the milliner’s atelier in Paris where she works. The beautiful hats are pieces of art – anything she imagines, she creates.