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Life à la MF

What is "Life à la MF" ?

 

Little stories about everyday life

 

A passion for beautiful things 

A passion for fashion, food, family, friends, travels, objects, art, animals, a passion for life.

‘Mine is a simple story, it is the story of an ordinary life that became extraordinary’  (Wallis Simpson)

Interview with Blaise Mautin

Interview with Blaise Mautin

When you walk into the Park Hyatt Hotel in Paris, there is a scent in the lobby that is just …unforgettable. 

Let me introduce Blaise Mautin.

MARIE FRANCE VAN DAMME: FOR THE LOVE OF SIMPLICITY

How did a striking French-Canadian blonde become global chic royalty? C'est simple… she followed her heart and her dream.
MARIE FRANCE VAN DAMME: FOR THE LOVE OF SIMPLICITY
BEACH BRIDAL

BEACH BRIDAL

A simple elegant and feminine bridal collection designed for a wedding on the sand.

The Peak of MFVD

Dance in your Caftan like no one is watching. Elevating effortless to new heights. Shot at the Peak, Hong Kong.

 

The Peak of MFVD
The Caftan

The Caftan

I created a small collection of dresses, which I called "the Hostess dress" collection, for those who entertain friends at home, who want to be super comfortable and instantly chic, who do not want to go thru the trouble of what to wear with what ,something you can throw on your naked body, or even over your old and soft comfy jogging suit. I’m not sure I should call those dresses "caftans" as they are not always shaped like an old fashion caftan, but I love the word "caftan", as it reminds me of an era I wish I had known.

Forbes

Fashion Designer Marie France Van Damme Launches ‘Curated By MF,’ A Globally Inspired Home Decor Platform And Line Emma Reynolds Marie France Van Damme is a Canadian-born resortwear designer based in Hong Kong who specializes in elegant, luxury resortwear, swim and ready-to-wear. Understated yet chic, her fashion is inspired by both Europe and Asia and designed for the modern woman who appreciates luxe textiles and high design. Marie France Van Damme with pieces from her Curated by MF collection.   Van Damme travels the world to find inspiration for her fashion line, so it’s only fitting that she launched a travel-inspired home decor collection and platform, Curated by MF, which features a number of pieces for the home from global artisans and... Read More
Forbes
Conversations with MF

Conversations with MF

Get to know what truly inspires Marie France by watching ‘Conversations with MF’ on where she opens up with our customers. 

This Festive Season

This Festive Season
Interview with Vivian

Interview with Vivian

Vivian, what does MingCha mean? And when did it all start?  明 pronounces as "MING" is the key essence in our brand. We would like people to have an open heart to approach tea, so to understand tea to its fullest and be enlightened. Ming also refers to Ming Dynasty (1369-1644), the golden age of tea production and the period when tea was consumed widely and daily in every household. Cha refers to “Tea”.  MingCha is dedicated to revitalize fine teas for everyday life. We continue to develop, design and present teas in many ways to Let our teas speak to you. The more you understand tea, the more you will respect, appreciate, enjoy and benefit from it. And when did it all start? 

Interview with Kim Robinson

Am I speaking to the painter or the hairdresser today? Tell me more about this new passion. You are talking to both, I am a hair stylist... who is in the creative industry. I am also an artist.. which is also in the creative industry. I think there’s not much difference between painting and creating hair or designing fashion, it’s all related.  It’s about whether you have the eye or the vision, it's about telling a story. Read More
Interview with Kim Robinson