|Aston Martin “sneakers” from the bespoke house of John Lobb.|
Yesterday friends invited us for lunch in one of our favorite country restaurants. They are a couple of a certain age with a certain affection for fashion and the means to express themselves in said medium without looking at the consequent price tags.
Case in point: his shoes. At first I thought they were “amusing” sneakers, but one hesitates to call a pair of John Lobb shoes from its Aston Martin Winner collection, “sneakers” even though the company does. They ring in at 625 Euros. I checked. Arnaud’s were in British racing green with red soles and laces.
|Look carefully and you’ll see she is covered in goats.|
One of my favorite fall diversions is perusing the Eric Bompard fall/winter cashmere collection. I have no idea whether I will add something new to my collection, but I thought I would show you a few pieces that appeal to me either because they are pretty or simply different like the troop of goats on the pullover.
|So, so pretty don’t you think?|
I find the light blue coat with the matching turtleneck absolutely lovely and tempting.
The V-neck has a perfect fit. I know this from past experience. The one above comes in 38 (!) colors and is on markdown from 155 Euros to 100 Euros.
You’ll note that although I haven’t broken up these news bites with headlines for easier reading, I haven’t applied the rule of transition sentences either. I’m counting on pictures to help smooth the way.
|She seems to have decided to place an order with the Cook Angels|
The latest snobbism we’re told is Cook Angels, meals in “kits” delivered right to the door but a la Française which is to say all the fresh ingredients are ready to prepare. Vegetables are peeled and diced, or whatever the recipe requires. In other words, they are ready to prepare, but not quite ready to eat. The idea, which one must admit is culturally fascinating, is fine, perhaps complicated cuisine made easy (or easier) with step-by-step recipes included.
The menu can include an entrée, plat, fromage and dessert.
|Are those hostesses winking? Now you know why.|
If calling upon Cook Angels is for a dinner party, all the hostess needs to say is “merci” when the compliments begin because she really did prepare the meal.
The service also offers menus for children.