Category Archives: Coquette

Avery + Amy Tangerine Take Back to School Supplies Up a Notch


Avery has teamed up with one of my favorite artist/designer Amy Tangerine for a line of colorful binders, folders and dividers is a stationery horders dream! It’s perfect for students going back to school or for those of you like me, who love to organize and just basically collect supplies. This Avery

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My Favorite Clarins Sunscreens


I’m in the throws of summer here in Napa and I’ve been using these three sunscreens from Clarins non-stop. The two bottles I use each day are the UV Plus Anti-Pollution Sunscreen Multi-Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 50 ($43) for my face and the <a href="

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Organic Luxury Skincare the French Way with C. Lavie


Last month I discovered the French boutique Gazette in Hayes Valley. (See my post here.) It's a delightful boutique featuring all French brands that are ethically conscious. At the center of the boutique when you enter is a table full of C. Lavie natural skincare products waiting to greet you.

As a skincare lover, I had to try this this brand and of course I am in love! Founder Sylvia Cazenave-Lavie had ultra sensitive skin and noticed that many ingredients in beauty and skincare products contained harsh chemicals. She then realized

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Kiehl’s for the Summer


My skin has gone through tons of changes these last few months. Remodeling a house gave me added stress and the climate in Napa is much drier and warmer than San Francisco. A couple of weeks ago, I got to spend some time in the Kiehl's store on Fillmore Street SF with a skincare specialist. She recommended me a few of their products (which I purchased right away) and I got to also try out some of their new products that recently launched.

(Photos: Megan Bayley Photography)

I worked with Courtney who was really amazing! She knew

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Gazette: A New French Boutique in San Francisco Featuring Ethical French Brands


334 Gough Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Just opened recently is a new boutique Gazette in the lovey Hayes Valley shopping district. It's like taking a shopping trip to France. Owner Charlotte Boedec is a French native from Paris and her new boutique Gazette features brands that originate from France. But it doesn't just stop there. These brands are ethically conscious and may use sustainable materials or ethical production methods. Every brand in the store has their own small area and there

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Clarins for Mother’s Day + 2018 Summer Makeup Collection


Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I always love getting beauty or skincare for Mother’s Day. Clarins has some new items for their 2018 makeup collection that I have to share with you!

First off can we talk about how gorgeous these two things are? The tropical leaves motif and the flamingos are so stinking cute! I have been so in love with flamingos lately so this is the perfect way to get me in the mood for summer. This is the new bronzer palette and the colorful 4-Colour All-In-One-Pen that is filled with colors

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