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  • Stylist Advice on how French women look chic in flats & you can too!

    One of the many Bonus Expert Interviews in my C’est Chic Crash Course is on the topic of how to master Parisian Chic Anywhere! A key element to French chic style is giving up the heels here & there and wearing flats. But “their” flats never look frumpy or dumpy. So I pulled up this post on how…

    Published on April 03, 2015
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  • A little French Chic… the cashmere poncho

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: A very simple and forever French Chic poncho A trip to Paris was supposed to be on my docket for next week. But we have far too many other quick jaunts on the schedule for that trip to work out now. Still yearning for a getaway to Paris, I found this…

    Published on February 26, 2015
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  • Passport to French Chic SIGN UP: French Chic Secret- Your style shouldn’t be an afterthought…

    What if you could easily understand the essence of simple, everyday chic? In your business, in your life, you deserve to look like the confident + chic woman who you are. Enjoy, the BEST of my timeless FocusOnStyle stylist tips to the secrets of French chic style. Claim your free GIFT for subscribing! Treat yourself...
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  • Rethink what you have: What they wore to couture & how you can get the look

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Everyday French Chic Style with confidence & poise… oh right, it’s what “they” were wearing at Paris Couture Fashion Week Today’s post is more about the confidence in style from within you that creates the illusion  of something even more spectaluar that any couture garmet on the runway. For me, it’s the…

    Published on July 10, 2014
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  • What the Savvy Parisians Use: French Chic Summer Beauty Picks

    It almost seems like an oxymoron to call French Chic Summer Beauty sensible. But it really is. There’s a very logical, edited, and precise way that Parisians approach their beauty. It’s all about the ease of effortlessly looking better than natural, with a few savvy secrets thrown in for good measure. I’ve pulled a few new…

    Published on July 01, 2014
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  • Pleasingly Pleated

    I’m not always a fan of “big” dresses, and glittery shoes typically look a few seasons back for me. But put it altogether on Marion Cotillard and the result is sublime. Styled by the wrong hands, a plisse pleated dress like this can be overwhelming. But the simplicity and ease of Cotillard’s hair, makeup, and confidence…

    Published on May 27, 2014
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  • Cannes Do Chic: The one item every woman should own

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: Take it from the chic set at Cannes, a classic white blouse will easily anchor your bold pieces or create an instant shirt dress Today’s installment of our series of the best of Cannes Do Chic has a wardrobe stable making a stellar appearance at the photocalls and red carpets of the Cannes Film…

    Published on May 20, 2014
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  • Cannes Do Chic: How to modernize a full skirt flare dress a la Chiara Mastroianni

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  A classic flare dress that looks fresh and modern From our series of the  best of Cannes Do Chic to help you get it together with ease… I love a flare dress. Chiara Mastroianni’s (daughter of Catherine Deneauve and Marcello Mastroianni) nonchalent edge modernizes her 50’s silhouette flare dress from Dior. The cut…

    Published on May 16, 2014
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  • Cannes Do Chic: Can’t beat a timeless crisp blue shirt a la Sofia Coppola

    It’s that time again… my favorite red carpet. The one where everyone looks so pulled together, so classic, so Cannes Do Chic (click on that for past coverage)! Yup, it’s the Cannes Film Festival so let’s get our style sparks going with some inspirational I’ll Have What She’s Having starting with Sophia Coppola‘s crisp blue shirt. When you’re looking…

    Published on May 14, 2014
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  • How to dress French when you are not. Wear a classic jacket or coat

    One of the more popular reader questions around here is how to dress French. For this week’s FocusOnStyle 15th anniversay online post, let’s revisit these very chic & classic jacket and coat tips from 2010 which remain very relevant & stylish today and onwards. That’s what timeless French chic is all about… the right pieces in…

    Published on April 12, 2014
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  • Le Coat: Channel French Chic Street Style with a red topper

    I’ll Have What She’s Having: French Chic Street Style styling to add vivid color to your transitional look… While we try to keep our eyes peered on the what’s coming down the runway during fashion week, Paris Fashion Week street style snaps always have us yearning to try a new look peppered with instant French Chic. And…

    Published on March 11, 2014
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  • The French Chic Diet: How to be slim, chic and savvy with Tonya Leigh

    Oh la la, you missed the French  chic diet call. Don’t fret.  If you’re on my insider list you’ll know what future events are scheduled, all the latest style tips to make the most of what you’ve got. AND receive your free copy of “Passport to French Chic” as my gift to you. Click to…

    Published on November 12, 2013
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