Garance Doré’s Pardon My French

Garance Doré’s Pardon My French

United Kingdom

Pardon My French is a podcast hosted by Garance Doré, founder of the eponymous website, author of the New York Times best-selling book Love Style Life, and CFDA award winning writer, illustrator and photographer. Grounded in her love for fashion, creativity and self-expression, here she shares stories and her point-of-view on everyday subjects with her guests, in a relaxed and open conversation. In everything she does, Garance brings a French eye (and accent), with an unabashed sense of humor and authenticity that has made her known around the world. Garance’s readers are her friends, and now her listeners will be too. New episodes released every Thursday.


Best of Pardon My French  

Today is the last podcast of our first season and we’re so happy and proud to have shared it with you all! We’ve had so many wonderful and inspiring guests who taught us about finding their way, lessons they’ve learned, how to make things happen, all while keeping a sense of humor, of course! Here [...]
Pocket PMF: Catcalling  

The New York Times’ Modern Love column this week inspired our latest pocket PMF. Heather Burtman’s piece got Emily, Natalie and Tori talking about unwanted attention from men, their experiences and how it makes them feel, the sexualization of women, and so much more! For photos visit Pardon My French is released every Thursday [...]
Dan Harris: A Meditating Maximalist  

This week Garance is sitting down with Dan Harris. Dan is the co-anchor of Nightline and the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC News, about his on-air panic attack that ultimately led him to discover meditation and the launch of his brand, 10% Happier. For photos visit Pardon My French is released [...]
Pocket PMF: Long Term Relationships  

Emily is standing in today as host for Garance while she’s working out in sunny Los Angeles. As many people know, Emily is getting married and while Zola Weddings, the free, one-stop-shop for all your wedding needs, helps her stay organized and stress-free, she’s talking about keeping the love alive in long term relationships with [...]
Matthew Kenney: Planting for the Future  

Today Garance sits down with renowned chef, Matthew Kenney, at his restaurant in Venice, CA., Plant Food + Wine. Matthew created a name for himself as a restauranteur who is classically trained in French cuisine but went on to embrace raw and vegan food and recently founded PlantLab, an integrated lifestyle brand with a culinary [...]
Pocket PMF: Money  

This week Emily is holding the podcast down and chatting with Carie and Caitlin about a very sensitive topic that all people can relate to, one way or another; money! They talk about having it, not having it, the taboos of talking about it openly, sharing it with partners, taking on debt and much more! [...]
A Holistic Approach: Dr. Shirley Madhere  

This week out in L.A., Garance met up with NYC-based plastic surgeon, Dr. Shirley Madhere. Shirley is unique in her holistic approach to plastic surgery and believes wholeheartedly in getting to know a person before working with them. The two of them chatted about the perception of beauty, the stigmas attached to plastic surgery and [...]
Pocket PMF: All About Our Mothers  

While Garance is working in sunny CA, Emily jumps into the driver’s seat this week and in honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, she’s chatting with Natalie and Alison all about their mamas! They talk about their relationships with their moms, how they stay connected and debate whether or not we all turn into our [...]
Puncturing Consciousness: Rose McGowan  

This week Garance is with Rose McGowan, a woman of many passions. She is an artist, a musician, a business owner, a director, just to name a few, and they bond over their shared belief that you can be creative in whatever you do. They chat about Rose’s decision to move into directing and her [...]
Pocket PMF: Wedding Planning  

Wedding season is upon us and with a few people in the atelier engaged, we’re talking all things wedding today. Garance chats with Emily and Caitlin about their engagements, the emotional and financial stress of planning a wedding, dream honeymoons, music, and helpful resources like Zola Weddings! For photos visit Pardon My French is [...]
Success in Style: Joseph Altuzarra  

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of WWW.MATCHESFASHION.COM, Garance was invited to do a live podcast here in NYC with designer Joseph Altuzarra to discuss success in style. They talk about Joseph’s beginnings in fashion interning for Marc Jacobs, his decision to launch his own brand, his stressful introduction to Anna Wintour and much more! [...]
Pocket PMF: Doing Well  

Today we are with one of Garance’s dear friends, Daphne Javitch to talk about nutritional health! As a nutritional and lifestyle guide and with her new site, Doing Well, Daphne is teaching us about small changes we can make to feel better and the power of listening to our bodies and much more! For photos [...]
Here to be Here: Jenny Slate  

Today Garance is catching up with Jenny Slate at the Four Seasons in L.A. where Jenny was promoting her new film, Gifted, which comes out tomorrow, April 7th. Jenny is just as funny and warm as you’d expect her to be, and you won’t want to miss this one! For photos visit Pardon My [...]
Pocket PMF: PMS  

Today’s Pocket PMF is all about PMS, aka Premenstrual Syndrome, a hot and widely discussed topic in our studio, which is 100% women. Garance sits down with Natalie, Alison and Tori to talk about how they manage their monthly cycles, their favorite indulgences to help them cope, how their feelings about having their period have [...]
The Price of Illusion: Joan Juliet Buck  

Sitting down at the Bar Marmont in Los Angeles, Garance and Joan Juliet Buck connect over coffee on the adventure of writing, living without falsehood, the veil of wealth in the fashion world, and of course, Joan’s latest book, « The Price of Illusion. » You don’t want to miss it! For photos visit Pardon My [...]
Pocket PMF: Living with Roommates  

Today we’re covering a topic most people can relate to; living with roommates. Garance chats with Emily, Alison and Brittany about the good, the bad and the ugly of shacking up with strangers vs. friends. Garance’s fiance, Chris, joins them to talk about how he found success with one roommate who he lived with for [...]
Technicolor Memories: India Mahdavi  

Today Garance is chatting with the amazing designer, India Mahdavi, at the Ralph Pucci showroom in Los Angeles. They discuss India’s early dreams of being a filmmaker, how she decided to study architecture, her use of color and humor in her designs and more! For photos visit Pardon My French is released every Thursday [...]
Pocket PMF: LA vs NYC  

Garance is in the Studio today with Brie, Carie, Audrey and special guest, Chris Norton, her fiancé. With Garance and Chris recently relocating to Los Angeles, and few California natives in the house, they discuss life in LA vs NYC. They weigh the the pros and cons of both, what they miss (or not!) when [...]
A Born Optimist: Michelle Monaghan  

Today Garance is chatting with the amazing Michelle Monaghan at her home in Los Angeles. They discuss growing up in rural Iowa, following her gut and moving to NYC, her TV show, The Path, and so much more! For photos visit Pardon My French is released every Thursday on iTunes.
Pocket PMF: Simplification  

In today’s episode of Pocket PMF, Garance is at the studio today talking to Tori, Natalie and Emily about simplification. They chat about trying to quiet your mind, the benefits of having a routine, learning to say no without guilt, and more! For photos visit Pardon My French is released every Thursday on iTunes.
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