Creature Comforts

The French have this expression to be 'bien dans sa peau' which means literally to be good in your skin, or comfortable in one's own skin. This idea goes merrily down the road, hand in hand, with being at home at home. These are my goals in life. To be anywhere and to be comfortable.

This quality of being comfortable is also why, I believe, French women are so damn confident and chic. The focus is on your own comfort, not on looking right. In this spirit I share with you my favorite French designer, Isabel Marant. To me, her clothes epitomize both French chic and the idea of comfort inside and out. From her Fall '07 collection:

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