I’ve been following fashion blogger Garance Doré on and off for a few months now. Though I can’t say I faithfully read every one of her posts but she has some pretty interesting things to say. I especially liked her recent post “Changing Lifestyle / NY Skinny VS Paris Skinny” which compares daily life between the two cities. Here’s the introduction from that post to give you a taste:
Moving abroad is much more than a new apartment and a new subway card. It’s a total change, a shift of what seems important, a questioning of priorities and this series of small shocks that you can’t really talk about when they come because there’s no perspective. You don’t yet understand them.
The first thing that struck me was the relationship New Yorkers have with their bodies. A few months back, I was laughingly observing it all, and now I’ve almost completely changed my style of life. Here’s why…
The most wonderful thing about her blog is that she publishes each entry in both English and French. The link at the top of this post will send you to the English version (that I think more people will be able to read) but from there you can click to view her page in French (which is the version I follow).