Lives In: “sunny” Los Angeles, California
About Me: Parisian French, living abroad since 2007, newly entrepreneur, married to my awesome Frenchy hubby Romain, mom of 2 little blondies, Jane (almost 4) & Felix (20 months). I’ve always wanted to live in the US and run my own business. Well, we first lived in Hong Kong before moving to Miami and then LA, and I’ve worked 10 years in marketing in the jewelry industry. Becoming a mom changed my priorities, motivated me to get out of my comfort zone and to pull the trigger. LA’s good vibe also really helped. Since my daughter was born, I’ve been missing specific baby items that I needed to get back from France each time. I’ve often been stopped in the street by fellow moms asking me where I got this blanket or this changing mat and it triggered something in my head. I’ve decided to launch Tinyfrenchy, the online store for baby essentials and kids room décor crafted by French designers. I only select independent French designers who are not present in the US. Most of them are women, moms as well, who are directly inspired by their kids and who also changed career in these past years. Tinyfrenchy is my third baby!
Hire Me For/I'm Good At : Optimistic, efficient (as mamas who know how to accomplish multiple tasks at the same time), dedicated and diligent, honest, good listener, and most importantly, I’m a great cook!
Interested In: I’m constantly looking for inspiration, support, collaborations, and mentors!
Mama Likes: Mama loves running baby! Especially with my old playlist, it’s my precious me time. I love dancing like crazy with my kids. I love when my daughter holds me super tight and whispers “I love you”. I love the French “Elle” magazine. I love date nights with my hubby in a restaurant I’ve never been to and preferably Asian, because I love Asian food! (Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Taiwanese dim sums). I would choose a good Vietnamese spring roll over any French dish a thousand times.
Mama Inspiration: Wow, I’m inspired by so many! Jessica Alba, Inès de la Fressange, Susan from Freshly Picked, to name a few. I’m looking up to mamas who’ve been able to create successful businesses out of their creativity and talent doing something they really love.
Brands that most reflect your style or that you’d want to work with:For my kids, I’m a big fan of Petit Bateau, Bonton, Bout’chou (from the French department store Monoprix) and Baby Gap. For myself, I could dress only in Heimstone, Zara and Nike running gear. I love VereVerto leather bags. I mostly use Caudalie cosmetics and I would redecorate my house with all ThreeSeven handmade furniture.
Words you live by/quotes you love: The purpose of our lives is to be happy / Never give up.
Best advice you’ve ever been given: If you have an idea, believe in yourself and go for it!
Best advice you’d give to someone starting out: If you have an idea, believe in yourself and go for it!
What are three things people would be surprised to know about you?
I don’t like coffee and cheese (am I really French?).
I never took my kids to Disneyland.
I still don’t know how to properly say my name in English.
Where can we find you?
My Website: www.tinyfrenchy.com
My Instagram: https://instagram.com/tiny_frenchy/
My facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tinyfrenchy
My Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/tinyfrenchy/
My Twitter: https://twitter.com/tiny_frenchy