Sézane Opens in NYC (+ Event update!)

18 September 2017
Morgane Sezalory Sezane

If you’ve read “The New Paris”, you understand the role of Morgane Sézalory and her brand Sézane in the evolving fashion and shopping scene in Paris. I first wrote about Sézalory’s unique career trajectory for The New York Times almost 2 years ago just as she was transitioning from an exclusively online business model to a brick-and-mortar showroom space called L’Appartement Sézane (which now includes an adjacent shop called La Librairie for handbags, small leather goods, books, stationery, and other lifestyle items). It’s been fascinating to watch her progression, especially as she moved beyond Paris with pop-ups across France to connect with the rest of her client base, capsule collections with the U.S. retailer Madewell, and now a physical space aptly called L’Appartement New York in Nolita, a project that emerged after careful, measured growth at home. In a milestone moment I will never forget, L’Appartement Sézane played host to my book launch in April. Now, to round out “The New Paris” tour for 2017, her New York space will welcome me in October, alongside Nichole Robertson of “Paris in Color” and more recently “New York in Color” and Will Taylor, author and creator of Bright Bazaar. Together, we will […]…

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The Lost in Cheeseland story

11 August 2015

Some of you have been following me here (and there or there) for years and know, more or less, the behind-the-Cheeseland story but some of you may be new to these parts and wondering: what is Cheeseland all about and how did she end up in France? Fortunately, I recently had a few opportunities to hold forth about this site and the work that has emerged from it and so, in honor of my 6 year blog anniversary, I thought I would share a few links that offer more to the story: 1// Interview on Eat Boutique: ‘Lost In Cheeseland on living in Paris, the Food Scene and Where to Eat in Paris Right Now 2// Q&A with my friend Lou on her blog Lou in Paris 3// Interview on World Radio Paris! Skip to 12min40 to jump right into my section. For more updates that might not make the blog and sneak peeks from my forthcoming book, sign up for my monthly newsletter HERE!…

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