Sell Me Something

Last Wednesday was the first day of the summer soldes. Twice a year, most stores—clothing, shoe, cosmetics—mark down their products. Unlike in the States, where sales are advertised for every holiday, from Labor Day to any excuse you can think of, in France there aren’t any great reductions until these big soldes.

I already bought a dress on the second day.

The product description on the store site says, “On aime aussi beaucoup les emmanchures américaines.” What are American armholes?

Now I just need a party to go to…