Tag archives: Paris

Fashion Forward: Endless Summer Style Struts the City of Lights
By Sofia Fouroohi-Martin   |   July 26, 2022

by Sofia Fouroohi-Martin Montecito and Paris collided on June 23 when fashion designer and Central Coast native Doni Nahmias unveiled his Spring-Summer 2023 collection at Paris Fashion Week. The collection was inspired by Montecito’s Butterfly Beach. Twenty-nine-year-old Doni grew up in Summerland, often frequenting Butterfly Beach. He describes it as his favorite beach, where he […]

On The Road Again
By James Buckley   |   August 5, 2021

I’m in Paris. And I arrived as soon as I could.  Yes, masks are required everywhere at the airport, but once inside the lounge and sitting at one’s own table, off comes the mask and in goes the American-style breakfast, excellent espresso coffee, and a glass of champagne to celebrate the start of a long […]

Arts Lockdown Series Part 3: Skye Gwilliam and Dari Mos
By Joanne Calitri   |   August 20, 2020

It’s 2016 and a millennial Santa Barbara gallery owner and multi-medium visual artist is seated writing furiously in his journal at the Café Rendez-Vous des Amis in Montmartre, once home to 19th century artists Gauguin, Monet, Degas, and Cézanne. Also sitting there is a chic femme artist-musician from Belarus studying philosophy at Sorbonne University Paris. […]

Vive La France
By Jerold Oshinsky   |   June 11, 2020

Policyholder lawyers in the USA are singing “La Marseillaise” after a decision last week in Paris holding in favor of a French restaurant group seeking insurance coverage for a COVID-related “administrative closure” of its four restaurants in Paris which caused lost profits and extra expense. This is an “order of civil authority” in our parlance. […]

A Night in Paris
By Tim Buckley   |   February 20, 2020

I don’t speak French but neither did anyone else at the “A Night in Paris” benefit for Montessori Center School (MCS) at Rosewood Miramar Hotel. Ball gowns and tuxes were de rigueur as guests sipped mimosas and wine. The ballroom doors opened to a stunning sight of white with white feathers in very tall vases […]