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Happy New Year !!

Happy New Year & best wishes for 2013 ;))

2012 review

What a year... here's a little review of what was hitting the headlines world wide in 2012... 

Beginning of the year:

Titanic like moment as the "Costa Concordia" cruise ship sank after striking a rock off the coast of Italy ( January 13)

Whitney Houston's Tragic death on February 11

In the fashion world heeled trainers became one of the trends of the year.. seeing Isabelle Marant's Bekkets combining the appeal of the leg-lengthening of the heel with the casual sneaker look.


"Fifty Shades of Grey" by EL James became a best-seller & since then has spawned various products like jewelry with a bracelet made of 50 charms inspired by the book, or The Fifty Shades of Grey album featuring Chopin among others on the playlist.

June & Summer:
Euro Soccer championship started on june 18

Vive la France! The French Soccer Squad

French Supporter

Spain became Champion of Europe

London welcomed the Olympics

Last trimester:
Hurricane Sandy hits New York on October 29

In the Celeb world:
Jennifer Aniston & Angelina Jolie "bride wars" as both got engaged earlier this year

Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, A list couple Vanessa Paradis & Johnny Depp split

Kourteney Kardashian welcomed Penelope & Kristin Cavallari Camden 

Rihanna "Diamonds" hit


Monet hits the runway

Went to visit the Musee d'Orsay & saw the fascinating "Impressionism & Fashion" exhibit, showcased in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art  & the Art Institute of Chicago. It includes paintings from the Impressionists like Monet or Cezanne as well as dresses, shoes & costumes from the blooming fashion industry of the second half of the 19th century.