“BOOKS & THOUGHTS”


Magnolia Noir

Yes, you saw it right! A new blog name!!! Magnolia Noir means many things to me: Bloom! Each spring, the magnolia is the first tree to bloom in Montreal. And every first blossom I see gives me so much joy and hope (it signifies the end of winter after all). It’s like a renaissance, and I like…


The First Candle!!!

I can’t believe my blog is already a year old! Last year, I launched my blog in the evening of February 28th, and I was excited and terrified at the same time! I talk about my fears here. After a year of blogging, I can tell you that the things I experienced definitely weren’t the things I…


Best Wishes

It’s time to send you my best wishes for Christmas and the holidays! Enjoy every second with your loved ones. But, while the holidays are full of parties, don’t forget to reserve time to take care of yourself, you deserved it! Also, I have a special thought for those who have experienced (or…


Let the Elephants Run

I was in the Personal Development section at the library when this book caught my eye. The title, Let the Elephants Run, intrigued me. Then, I noticed that the author was David Usher (the lead signer of Moist, one of my favorite groups as a teenager). I was curious! Especially because this book…


Fear & Love

It was my birthday last week! I’m 32. And yes, I’m a Libra... I’m constantly in search of the perfect balance in my life and it can take me a long time to make a decision! On my birthday, I like to think about the challenges I faced during the last year and the lessons I learned. I think…


No Makeup Day

It’s No Makeup Day in Quebec and, for this occasion, I wanted to show my natural face (of course) and share my thoughts about this special event. My Little Story My first experience with makeup was at the age of 5. It was halloween and my kindergarden teacher put makeup on me. I was dressed as…


Finding Your Style

Maybe you already know Yves Saint Laurent’s famous quote: “Fashions fade, style is eternal”. I think this is absolutely true! Trends are created to be fleeting and to encourage consumption, while style should reflect our own personality and remain timeless. But it’s definitely not easy to…


My Shopping Philosophy

Today is Earth Day and for the occasion I want to share with you my philosophy regarding the fashion and shopping universe. The increase of fast fashion, which means the production, consumption and throwing away of a large quantity of cheap and inexpensive clothes, is worrying. Some clothing…