Tea with Charles Guislain and Akiko Hamaoka at Toraya


Dear Shaded Viewers,

In between two visits to the new location, Passage du Desir, I met Charles and Akiko for tea.


Charles and Akiko at Toraya

Charles choosing tea

All Diane's photos taken with the Samsung ST50

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.