agnès b. opened her first shop on rue du Jour in Paris in 1975. Today, agnès b. continues to design each collection that bears her name, including accessories, watches, jewelry, and sunglasses. The company has more than 330 retail outlets throughout the world. Florence Ben Sadoun is a journalist and film critic at Elle magazine. She has collaborated with Europe1 and France Culture to produce several radio shows and is the author of the novel La Fausse Veuve.