The Petite Bijou

Mariam’s family and friends are devastated and saddened to say that Mariam passed away suddenly. We are dedicated to preserving the memory and work of Mariam and The Petite Bijou.

Behind The Blog

The Petite Bijou is an online destination featuring wholesome yet sophisticated living and styling tips for women. The site is run by the family and friends of survivor, lifestyle influencer, and writer Mariam, who passed away in the summer of 2020.  Mariam also hosted The Bijou Show, a self help podcast.

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  1. Lina Smith wrote:

    I too just discovered this blog while brainstorming business names for a new project that I am starting (I google bijou). I am deeply saddened for your loss and also inspired by this courageous young woman. May her legacy flourish in different ways and give you some peace. I’m sure she’s watching wherever she is now.

    Posted 5.7.21 Reply
    • Editor wrote:

      Thank you for your kind words and for reading and enjoying some of the content here.

      Posted 5.17.21 Reply
  2. Ursula wrote:

    I’m so very sorry. I have popped by the blog every so often and felt like I was visiting with a friend, one who shared so many things in common. I can’t even begin to imagine the depth of your loss or grief. I feel very blest that I witnessed, be it from half a word away, a small part of Miriam’s life journey. Thank you. God bless

    Posted 10.13.20 Reply
    • Thank you very much for your kind words. Stay tuned for new content as we have wonderful and kind people who want to continue Mariam’s legacy and keep the brand alive.

      Posted 10.13.20 Reply
  3. Jana wrote:

    Oh my. I just found this blog yesterday and did not know of this sad news. I’ve been looking around the blog and have enjoyed it. I am sure she is terribly missed by those who knew her and have been fans of her blog! Prayers and thoughts with you.

    Posted 9.18.20 Reply
  4. This is such a heartbreaking loss for the blogging community. Sending lots of healing thoughts and prayers to Miriam’s friends and family.


    Posted 9.18.20 Reply
  5. Sarah wrote:

    Just heard of Miriam’s passing and I am deeply saddened by the loss of such an amazing blogger and creator. Glad to have followed Miriam for several years. Will miss her and her social media presence and her always positive newsletters.


    Posted 9.15.20 Reply
  6. Trish wrote:

    I am so sorry to hear of Mariam’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with all who loved her.

    Posted 8.30.20 Reply
  7. Donna wrote:

    My head still can’t wrap itself around Mariam passing. I enjoyed her IG posts and this blog. She was bright and creative with a great sense of humor. I’ll miss her latest Sephora finds! 🙂God bless sweet girl!

    Posted 8.29.20 Reply
  8. Sarah wrote:

    I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Mariam’s passing. I enjoyed our chats on Instagram, and I will truly miss her. My prayers are with you all as you go through this.

    Posted 8.26.20 Reply
  9. Nicole wrote:

    I am so incredibly sorry to hear of the loss of Mariam. She was such a bright spot and her blog was always such a fun and encouraging one to read. I will miss her. I will be praying for your family as you go through this hard time.

    Posted 8.20.20 Reply
  10. Amy B. wrote:

    I am truly in shock at this news. I am so sorry and extend my condolences to you, her family. I enjoyed all of her posts – I am so so sorry.

    Posted 8.17.20 Reply
  11. Besse Dawson wrote:

    What a loss of such a gentle, cultured woman! We will miss her greatly! Condolences!

    Posted 8.17.20 Reply