The French Chic Formula for Everyday Style a la Emmanuelle Alt. I'll Have What She's Having: Off-handed, easy, wearable Parisian style. Emmanuelle Alt Makes Cool French Chic Look So Easy, so can you!Style is a lot like cooking.If you start out with poor ingredients, no matter how many spices you add, the dish doesn't work… well, at best, it could be just passable.But if there are a few very special ingredients, the result can be superb!I've been observing the very […]
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Retail Remedy: A homage to the stylish women of Paris Who better than French style icon Inès de la Fressange to be the ambassador for La Parisienne? That’s the event at Galeries Lafayette department store to promote the stylish, urban women of Paris. Inès de la Fressange is a former top model, a muse to Karl Lagerfeld, and once the visage of Marianne, the national emblem of France. More recently she is also had a successful career as a designer, […]
When too many actresses chose to over do their hair, here's one look that keeps it simple and chic. YES, please do try this classic French chignon at home…There absolutely can be too much of a good thing!Sorry to report, but there were far too many actresses who opted for big fashion and big hair at Sunday's Golden Globes… a fashion victim combination that did nothing for the star herself but became a walking ad for the heavy-handed stylists who […]
Great classic style never dies… Didn’t quite get what you want this holiday season? Tired or loading up on a lot of trendy pieces that have a fashion spoil date sooner than your credit card bill comes in? What to do? Don’t fret?It’s time to cozy up to some timeless style and nothing says it more than vintage Chanel!It’s the epitome of how to dress French and the reason why classic French chic endures. Vintage Chanel bags and jewelry have […]
Somehow we would like to believe that the bikes in Paris are rather tzujed up glam affairs.But, no. More often than not, Parisians go for practicality rather than preciousness when it comes to getting around the city– always with a dash of French chic style, of course! Richard Nahem, observes…I recently started taking photos of bicycles around the city. They have a certain charm which is hard to describe.From the slick racers that are used in the Tour De France, […]
Cartier Love Collection 2010: There's no doubt that I have been in love with LOVE for a long while. No, not the kind of emotional love that first comes to mind… this is a style site afterall. What I am referring to is the iconic modernity that comes in the red Cartier box, preferably with an engraved notecard attached.Cartier's Love affair first began in the 1970's with the yellow gold flat bangle designed by Aldo Cipullo. Punctuated with screws, the […]
My Dog, Myself: Paris Pooches… they’ve got the look!Only in Paris when you look like your dog, it will be chic!I know I will get an argument by dog lovers from other places (particularly from Sharon and her love of French poodles), but I say no one loves their dogs more than Parisians.I back up my statement with the fact that dogs are allowed almost anywhere in Paris- at the butcher, the baker, restaurants, the metro, parks, art galleries, food […]
Erin Fetherston Resort 2011 Collection was inspired by the French film, L’Amant. Suffering from a severe “gotta have what I see now” fashion disorder, I sat back and figured out how to style the essence of the Resort 2011 collection, right now on the cuff of Summer 2010.call_my_stylist_image>> SHOP Erin Fetherston at ShopBopI’ve deciphered the styling details for you so you can now savor the taste of this Romantic Neo-Vintage / Modern French Chic style! Don’t bite too much… you […]
Elegant, chic, and powerful are on the fashion menu at the Cannes Film FestivalKiddies, move over. This is how a grown-up woman looks.The 63rd annual Cannes Film Festival kicks off today. Between daytime press conferences and night time red carpets, expect to see plenty of grown-up glam… you know, the kind the kind of glamour that YOU can actually wear and perhaps be inspired by for the next time you want to look chic.Our favorite look so far clocks in […]
How to Look Chic, Not Cheap: Paris Hilton in a Hot Pink Bikini OR When Paris Isn’t Always Chic
Some things in Paris are almost a given, a rite of passage if you will.There’s that tentative yet boldy self-confident attitude. Polar opposites that when they come together, with a cute accent thrown in, are oh soooo French.Then’s there’s the love for simple, yet classic pieces, with something bold thrown in to pop.The attitude and the style are almost the same, no? Yes, of course they are!H&M is beginning a style video series and the ‘Parisian Chic’ street style is […]
However, when it comes to these Giuseppe Zanotti canvas ballerina flats with a Swarovski strass bullet exclusive to Colette, I’m all fired up!