• Veronique Nichanian – Hermès’s Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz is never who you think he (or she) is. And inside Paris, the emerald city of fashion, behind a curtain in a fitting room, on the third floor above the famed Hermès store on rue Faubourg St. Honoré and rue Boissy d’Anglas, stands a petite brunette with dark bangs who’s been […] 2017-05-16
  • The Queen of Prep – the fabulous and charmed life of Lilly Pulitzer JOHN VON SOTHEN travels to Palm Beach to find out how a depressed heiress and bored housewife without any experience, education, and fashion house backing her, not only built a major brand, but managed to transform the way American elites dress and live. 2015-03-25
  • The French guy with the GQ Eye For over a decade now, I’ve been the eye in the sky and the guy on the ground in France for American GQ, contributing pieces that vary from fashion hot takes to restaurant takedowns, to Sarkozy’s presidential look, to Tony Parker’s (at the time) desperate housewife. Thanks to the column, American readers not only know what wine […] 2014-10-10