Elena Berton

Elena Berton

Freelance journalist in Paris

A former staff reporter at Reuters and Dow Jones Newswires/The Wall Street Journal, I cover news, culture, lifestyle, food and travel, healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry

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Departures

Hail to the Directrice: The Women of Paris's Fashion World

With women at the top of Dior and Lanvin, we review the history of women at the head of Paris fashion houses

Ring vendome article
Departures

Ring Bearers

Three hidden shops on Paris’s Place Vendôme—
and three idiosyncratic takes on fine jewelry

Departures

Voyagez to Japan

Louis Vuitton's retrospective lands in Tokyo

Valentinoshot article
Departures

Fashion's Power Couple

With one triumph after another, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have transformed the house of Valentino into their own. Here the duo discuss Paris versus Rome, peplums, Botticelli, and how they can spend so much time together.