Dana Thomas

July 4, 2017

Ramdane Touhami’s New French Empire

PARIS — A large beauty emporium was scheduled to open here on Wednesday in the former foundry where Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker” was cast. It is […]
May 25, 2017

The Second Biggest Fashion Show in Cannes

CANNES, France — Forget Nicole Kidman in an Alexander McQueen sheer peach lace halter dress; forget Elle Fanning in a Rodarte lavender tulle ball gown and […]
October 21, 2011

A Restored French Chateau

Joy de Rohan-Chabot accents her family's Auvergne residence with fanciful furnishings and whimsical murals--without diminishing any of its historic character
September 1, 2011

Karl Lagerfeld’s Glassware for Orrefors

The designer’s new collection for the Swedish company offers a minimalist statement that’s clearly superior
April 1, 2011

Lord of the Manor

(Slide Show) When a British entrepreneur acquires a fully furnished château in France, designer Tino Zervudachi steps in to refresh its 16th-century rooms for the new chatelain