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Frankly Speaking is a source for inspiration from fashion and beauty to travel and food based on my experiences around the world. Pack your bags and join me on my adventures!
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March 2, 2018

Ever since I can remember Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle has been my scent. Its been my signature ever since I was old enough to wear perfume, I can't think of a time when I used something else. Its seriously a part of me (and makes me feel like I'm french). The scent is s...

April 2, 2017

A few weeks ago, I got to go visit my love in France! We hadn’t been together for months, so it honestly was the best 10 days I’ve ever spent. I missed him so much and am so glad that this whole long distance thing is nearing an end. We spent the first portion of my vi...

May 21, 2016

Taking you back down to Monaco for a quick outfit post. Though it was warm, it was grey and rainy so I figured the day needed a pop of color so I threw on my favorite colorful Hermès scarf, bold yellow dress, and a stack of gorjana power gemstones. I can’t think of a b...

May 2, 2016

When we were in Nice a few weeks ago Alesa’s friend Kristen flew down to the coast from Germany to hang out and relax by the sea. The four of us decided to take a day trip over to Monaco for a little luxury and a change of scenery. Unfortunately, when we got there it w...

April 27, 2016

When I went back to Dallas for the holidays, I stocked up on spring clothes which I haven’t been able to really wear yet in London because its still super cold (um…it snowed yesterday and its nearly May…). So when I went to Nice a few weeks ago I literally threw all of...

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Meet Madison

Hi, I'm Madison! I started this blog in 2015 when I was living in London as a way to share my adventures with friends and family back home but it soon grew and now I am sharing my experiences with readers I consider to be my extended friends and family - you! So pack your bags and come along with me on this adventure!