Laura Yazdi in McFarland Vest and Skirt

In the heart of the South of France lies the charming seaside town of Villefranche-sur-Mer, a picturesque gem nestled along the French Riviera. Here, amidst the backdrop of colorful buildings and elegant sailboats, I had the pleasure of showcasing the latest additions to the La Peony Clothing collection.


Vest Close-up


La Peony Clothing isn’t just another fashion brand; it’s a statement of ethical fashion practices and a commitment to sustainability. As a consumer, I’m drawn to their ethos of quality, sustainability, and fair-trade fashion. Founded by design director Melony Huber, the brand stands as a beacon of these values, offering pieces that not only look beautiful but also make me feel good about my clothing choices.


Sisters eating ice cream in La Peony Clothing
Kelly Yazdi in La Peony Clothing

Melony’s vision for La Peony was sparked by an opportunity to reimagine a Mexico-based handbag line, and from there, a dedication to global good was born. It’s inspiring to see a brand that cares deeply about the impact they have on both people and the planet.

Exploring the enchanting streets of Villefranche-sur-Mer, I couldn’t help but be captivated by the beauty that surrounded me. From the opulent Rothschild Villa just a few minutes up the road, to the quaint cafes and boutique shops lining the cobblestone streets, every corner of this town exudes charm and elegance. It was the perfect setting to experience La Peony's commitment to slow fashion at its finest.


Laura Lily wearing the denim trench coat by La Peony Clothing


At La Peony, they believe in quality over quantity, ensuring that each piece in their limited-production collections stands the test of time. The Bamboo Linen Collection Macfarland vest effortlessly combines luxury with sustainability, offering a versatile addition to my wardrobe. Paired with the Cecilia Skirt in white + blue, it’s a look that transitions seamlessly from day to night, capturing the essence of laid-back Riviera style.


Kelly wearing the palazzo pants and cream trench coat

Kelly is wearing the Cristina Strapless Top with the Bamboo Maxi Palazzo Pants paired with the Teresa Lambskin Trench in cream. 


For those cooler evenings by the sea, the Alexandra Denim Trench provides the perfect layer of sophistication. Crafted with care and attention to detail, it’s a timeless piece that speaks to La Peony’s commitment to both style and substance.

But what truly sets La Peony apart is their dedication to sustainability. As a consumer, it’s important to me to support brands that prioritize environmental responsibility. From their supply chain to their packaging, every aspect of the La Peony experience is thoughtfully considered to minimize their environmental impact. It’s a brand that I can feel proud to support.

As I bid farewell to Villefranche-sur-Mer, I carry with me memories of a day filled with beauty, inspiration, and a deep appreciation for brands like La Peony Clothing. They’re more than just a fashion brand; they’re a movement toward a more sustainable and compassionate future. Join me as we redefine what it means to dress with style and purpose, one timeless piece at a time.

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