In the States, there's a mystique attached to
all things European, especially when it comes to
beauty and fashion. So, in a quest to unravel the
mysteries of European style, I traveled to London
and Paris. Here are the trends I unearthed
across the pond...
Carrie was wrong
After reading several
stories about how French women do everything in
heels - and spending far too much time watching
Sex and the City -I was convinced these graceful
creatures viewed the world from a 4-inch perch.
And while I did spot one uber-chic woman riding a
bike in heels just off the Champs-Élysées,
for the most part, ballerina flats and gladiator
sandals seemed to be de rigueur for French women.
The trend continued in London where I saw barely a
woman in heels, perhaps because the city's vast
territory is best navigated via tube (the subway)
or by foot. To prove the point,