Category Archives: Style

How to recover from a style disaster
{A love letter to my 12-year old self}

How to recover from a style disaster {A love letter to my 12-year old self}

Click below if you prefer to listen. I’ll always remember it as my “day of humiliation.” It was sometime during my 7th-grade year. Like many young girls, I was insecure and awkward — long legs and lanky, acne, and I hadn’t grown into my teeth yet (big teeth, small face). However, some memories are etched… Continue Reading

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What a Missoni Dress Taught
Me About Suffering

What a Missoni Dress Taught Me About Suffering

Click below if you prefer to listen As I opened up my luggage after a trip to L.A., I was met with the strong scent of perfume. That’s when I saw it. My brand new coral and gold Missoni dress had two dark purple round stains about the size of softballs on the front. I’d… Continue Reading

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My Parisian Spiritual Search
for the “IT” Bag

My Parisian Spiritual Search for the “IT” Bag

Click below if you prefer to listen. Most people would not put the words “spiritual” and “handbag” in the same sentence. But, I’m not like most people. I’ve found God at Bergdorf’s. I’ve had a spiritual experience at the Ritz Carlton. And more recently, I had an awakening while on the search for the perfect… Continue Reading

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How an $8 Bouquet of Tulips Made Me Rich

How an $8 Bouquet of Tulips Made Me Rich

Click below if you prefer to listen. “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” ~ Oscar Wilde I just finished arranging white tulips in a lovely crystal vase. Three arrangements, to be precise. Each week, I stop by the local grocery store or the farmer’s market to pick up three bouquets of flowers — one… Continue Reading

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Elegance: Beyond Pearls & Lipstick

Elegance: Beyond Pearls & Lipstick

Click below if you prefer to listen. A woman in our community recently confided in me at a French Kiss Life Tour event. She told me that she was new to the community but was intrigued by my work. However, she felt that she wasn’t elegant, nor did she have any desire to “become elegant”.… Continue Reading

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A Chic Awakening:
How Your Clothes Affect Your Life

A Chic Awakening:  How Your Clothes Affect Your Life

“I believe that my clothes can give people a better image of themselves – that it can increase their feelings of confidence and happiness.” -Giorgio Armani “I feel so frumpy at work,” Leanne said to me during a coaching call. “I don’t take the time to dress up anymore,” she continued. I asked, “Why don’t you… Continue Reading

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It’s Here!
The FKL World Tour 2017
….you coming?

It’s Here! The FKL World Tour 2017 ….you coming?

Are you a woman who’s ready to elevate the quality of your life and connections? Do you desire to be inspired, challenged and celebrated? If so, please keep reading! Now, I don’t mean to brag, but… I’ve been told that I host the most fabulous, fun and transformative in-person experiences. I think it comes from… Continue Reading

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27 Ways to Cultivate a Paris State of Mind

27 Ways to Cultivate a Paris State of Mind

Are you tired of feeling constant worry, overwhelm and living life like a race? For over 10 years, I tried every diet on the market, felt hopelessly inferior to everyone around me, and chronically worried about everything from work to how I was parenting my daughter. So, when I had arrived in Paris for the… Continue Reading

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Liberate Yourself, Starting With Your Closet

Liberate Yourself, Starting With Your Closet

On a snowy Friday afternoon last February, I was curled up on my sofa with a heart full of worry and sadness. It finally occurred to me that my daughter, who has been my dearest friend, biggest fan and greatest teacher only had one more year left at home. For a single mom, the meaning… Continue Reading

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