The Lost Money Look…10 Years On

The following article appeared on the Ivy Style blog in 2008, during the pitch black months of the financial crisis. The blog’s founder, Christian Chensvold, promotes the ‘Ivy Style’ wardrobe and to a lesser extent its corresponding values. His article here is interesting: he makes the astute observation that the American economy is largely kept … More The Lost Money Look…10 Years On

Never Summit

An American friend was in Paris for a couple of days last week. He’s an avid outdoorsman. (I am an avid ‘cafe-doorsman’, sitting near the side door of the Saint Regis most mornings as the city wakes up.) He’s in his mid-60s now, working on a 4th or 5th investment/startup, throwing some cash and much … More Never Summit

Deleted Scenes: Edits From The Next Book

As some of you know, I’m currently working on the next Old Money title, tentatively christened “Old Money, New Woman”. As we wrap up the editing process, we’ll be speaking with book publicists, cover designers, influencers, agents, and publishers to get as much traction and exposure when the new book hits the marketplace. If any … More Deleted Scenes: Edits From The Next Book

Triumph, Indeed

Mint condition Triumph convertible. Make and model unknown. Parked in front of the Ralph Lauren boutique, 173 Blvd Saint-Germain, Paris. On this day, rain threatened. Time to garage the classic coupe until spring. I almost felt sad for the owner. Almost. Still, the car was a beauty. A Triumph, indeed.   BGT