Every so often a woman comes along with enough skill to fascinate every person in the room, enough charm to seduce any mere mortal, and enough good sense to make you believe she just might stay a while and often enough it's a French woman! These French supreme beings exude a certain je ne sais quoi that does not end with their allure and seduction. While many try to demystify these rare specimens few are successful. Mon petites, we have found the ultimate resource on how to capture the radiance, sheer magnetism and best yet insider french shopping hunts that will make any dame a true Parisian thanks to the supernova otherwise known as Inès de la Fressange.
© Ines de la Fressange from Parisian Chic: A Style Guide by Ines de la Fressange with Sophie Gachet Flammarion, 2011
In Parisian Chic: A Style Guide by Inès de la Fressange (Flammarion) gives us an insider view on how a true Parisian conducts oneself in all areas of life. Her entertaining and personal narrative will engage you as you immerse yourself with the haute repartee of a the mythic Parisian .The former model,Chanel alum and creative consultant for Roger Vivier - de la Fressange knows how to make women feel sexy and powerful - much like herself.
The timeless beauty also understands the power of the French woman can wield, which is why she collaborated with Sophie Gachet a fashion journalist and created a charmingly illustrated book of inside information for women who appreciate fashion, beauty, and shopping— the French way.
Better yet you don't need a black Amex account to obtain the style and grace of de la Fressange. Vibrant art courtesy of the author complements the book’s tips on living the luxe life without spending a fortune emulating the French in the most authentic way.
A lover of life, style, art, furniture, and décor, de la Frassange knows that the chicest of Parisians are inspired by the heart as much as the mind. The tome is designed to spark both, with gorgeous photographs of hauntingly beautiful shops, and inspired aesthetic details to incorporate into your life no matter the location.
Sumptuous cuisine and charming home decor tips are also essential features of the book, engaging all readers the chance to vicariously savor the sensuous pleasures and effortless chic of this region. de la Frassange and Gachet's captivating words and scenes open the doors of inspiration for all who cherish the French way of life.
Inès de la Fressange (pictured above) arguably one of the most stylish women in the world, has long been known for her sleek, sophisticated demeanor. This inspiring and ultra chic volume takes us on a life changing tour just by opening up the book. These luxurious and easy to follow tips on how to shop, dress, entertain and live will truly add to your lifestyle! de la Frassange's spectacular yet accessible suggestions will make you feel right at home you will identify with the French in no time.