Sonya Glyn Nicholson
Living in France and seeking elegance in every gesture
Let’s get serious while not taking everything too seriously. Life is passing quickly and some things matter and some things don’t. Each of us has to find out what is most important in our lives and work on nurturing those things. To me, the most important thing in life is to leave as many good “effects” behind as possible.
We each also need to identify our fears and figure out a way to get rid of them. My fear is being bored. I really can’t stand it because it feels like loneliness !
Next, we need to know our achilles heel — or vital weakness. Mine is my pride…I really hate looking bad, I’m not happy to admit it, but am working on this a lot. I respect a person who is incorruptible, and when I meet this type of person, I count myself as lucky.
The subject of clothing isn’t really about clothing…it’s about creating emotion around us. Many people may not understand the reasons they are drawn to the phenomenon of elegance. Think about how you feel when you like what you are wearing. Why shouldn’t you feel that way most every day? Dressing well is a journey instead of a destination but each of us can find our way with a little effort and without worrying too much about making mistakes. One thing I hope people in this industry work more on is showing grace towards each other. Even though we all have our personal preferences, it’s a great quality to respect the sartorial path of others without judging. There is no sartorial king or queen after all…We are just people making all this stuff up in our heads and hearts about what to wear and what to say–it’s good to keep perspective.
Sonya Glyn Nicholson
sinon le CV de Sonya Glyn Nicholson, Senior Editor for Parisian Gentleman
Professional background: ABJ Degree/Henry Grady School of Journalism, University of Georgia, Writer on the topic of male elegance, 10 years with a Fortune 500 Company as a writer, product developer: surgical wear fabric & design, patent holder, commissioned for personal biographies, certified for fitness training/education.