Chocolate + Leather

Chocolate + Leather

We offer custom designed shopping and food itineraries in Paris, London & NYC. Contact us to shop & eat like a local in the world’s most fashionable cities. Your Style. Our Design. Step 1 – Questionnaire Share your style, tastes, budget and preferences in a detailed questionnaire We’ll study it closely to understand your needs and priorities Step 2 …

NollywoodWeek Paris is back for it’s second edition showcasing the best of Nollywood in France.

NollywoodWeek Paris is back for it’s second edition showcasing the best of Nollywood in France.

The second edition takes place from Thursday June 5th to Sunday June 8th 2014 in Paris at l’Arlequin Theatre, between the Latin Quarter and Montparnarsse. The official selection for 2014 (in alphabetical order): Confusion Na Wa directed by Kenneth Gyang Flower Girl directed by Michelle Bello Half of a Yellow Sun directed by Biyi Bandele Journey to Self directed by Tope Oshin Ogun …

DeVon Thompson – Music, Memories and Moving ahead

DeVon Thompson – Music, Memories and Moving ahead

In a new series of articles, black women living outside of Europe share their views from the other side. In our fourth article, DeVon Thompson discovered that music build bridges.  Europe looms big! That may sound strange coming from a black American woman but when you say the phrase ‘I’ve been to Europe people’s eyes …

The Dating Truth for Black Women – Go to Europe and Don’t Look Back

The Dating Truth for Black Women – Go to Europe and Don’t Look Back

In a new series of articles, black women living outside of Europe share their views from the other side. In our third article, Betty Byte (not her real name) spells out why she is determined to live in Europe.  A benediction that was given to me a long ago from a beautiful, elegant black female co-worker …

Aldridge Hansberry Jazz Trio ” Saturday night in the cosmos”

Aldridge Hansberry Jazz Trio ” Saturday night in the cosmos”

From Paris, the jazz trio is playing ” Saturday night in the cosmos ” (George Adams Don Pullen). Concert Exercpt august the 31th 2012 at the BAB -ILO (Paris). U. Aldridge Hansberry (drums & flûtes). Sebastien Buchholz (sax & contre alto clarinet). Jobic Le Masson (piano). Editor’s note: I met U. Aldridge Hansberry for lunch …

Meet Ellen Kountz – An American who grabbed Paris with both hands

Meet Ellen Kountz – An American who grabbed Paris with both hands

Source: Ellen Kountz Ellen was born at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California. In 1973 she moved with her parents and two older brothers to the North Shore of Long Island. Upon graduation from Great Neck North High School in 1988 she attended the undergraduate business program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania,in Philadelphia. …