Home again


Well, the move went reasonably well—it wouldn’t have been my choice to change apartments on the first snowy day of the year, but what can you do?—and now I live on a peaceful, pretty Brooklyn street like the one here. It’s a nice change from the down-and-dirty Lower East Side; so quiet and peaceful. I’ve still got mountains of unpacking to do, though, and so this will have to suffice as today’s post. Apologies for that. But in the meantime, why don’t your share with me your tips on how to get yourself settled into a new home in the comments, OK?

Shall we have another week of requests?


We’re kind of overdue for one, and I’m in the mood to answer your queries, so please do leave them in the comments.

We’ve got a stellar podcast episode for you this week


Tally and I had the best conversation with former What Not to Wear cohost and current podcaster Stacy London, who I really, really liked. It was an interestingly uplifting discussion, in which we covered everything from the idea that you can’t get to a midlife renaissance without having a midlife crisis first; why expectation is the death of hope; and, of course, how to age with (fabulous) style. Listen in on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts.



Kim France

I was born in Houston, Texas in 1964 and have lived in New York City since 1988. I had a long career in magazines, working at Sassy, Elle, New York, and Spin, and in 2000, I founded Lucky magazine, which I edited for ten years.

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