Fashion, decoration, restaurants, hotels, museums, well-being, this pocket-size book contains, like a treasure box, Ines de la Fressange’s confidential. La Parisienne book french version. Découvrez-vite! With her long-time friend Sophie Gachet, Ines de la Fressange reveals all of her Parisian secrets, addresses. Le chic Parisien selon Ines de la Fressange. Découvrez l’univers de la Parisienne, son style, son art de vivre. Retrouvez les collections de prêt-à-porter, souliers.

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Or a navy sweater with white jeans. After a certain age you should focus on the big picture and not the details. Parisian Chic is not just for Francophiles or for tourists. These were nice, especially the lunch places.

Then she was chosen to be Mariannethe emblematic bust in every French mayoral office. I love the look of Parisian style and feel that it fits my personality better than most other looks out there. Probably would work as a type of travel guide for people wondering about some interesting places to visit dd Paris. And–of course–the little black dress. Want to Read saving…. I found the model to be a bit used.

‘La Parisienne,’ at Galeries Lafayette – WWD

You are also involved in charity projects related to children. First of all, I love Paris styles, and second of all, I loved the way the book was written. Inss do not listen to the skincare tips, i stopped reading lw through because they were horrible. She is 5’11”, and can rock a tiny size of jeans. I did not dislike it, but I didn’t really like it either. Some of the advice is sound, “Never, Ever Besides, she goes on and on about what French people like and dislike, implying that the French know better – a syndrome known as “chez nous, en France”.

On the positive side, the book is visually pleasing, with lots of charming drawings and plenty of photos. It’s aestethically pleasing and nice to look at on your coffee table so you can flip through it every once in awhile, but it is just not for me.


Before returning this sacred anti-rule rulebook to the library, I noted the essentials, according to de la Fressange: Being a model is incredibly exciting when and if you are successful.

Home Travel People Style Magazine. A bit disappointing, I’m relieved I borrowed it from the library rather than purchasing.

Parisian Chic: A Style Guide

A bit of a disappointment for me, since I hoped for a bit more fashion advice in the sense of how to build a functional wardrobe without unnecessary clutter, but most of the book is a long stream of contradictory information with countless pages dedicated to small boutiques in Paris. Mar 01, Iris rated it liked it. Ines comes with credentials–she knows her fashion, but it is the charming presentation and great ideas that sell this book.

I was was drawn to it, and just finished reading it. Yes, I will belt my blazer, as soon as I buy one. I love the advice about the Magnificent Seven items that should be in your closet. However, when you love fashion and clothing, it is for your entire life!

I loved it that this book is wholly dedicated to one style where as other books in this genre have sections on bohemian, rock and roller, minimalist styles etc.

A few of the sections has no style tips at all, just shop recommendations. She favors rolling up her blouse sleeves over her jacket sleeves. Nowadays, I work with Naoki Takizawa to design clothing collections for Uniqlo and it’s really rewarding. You don’t want to look like a Christmas tree! So essentially a basic description of what French style is, fressanye how to achieve it.

Ines promotes the Roger Vivier brand of shoes and on their website, www. Proclaiming a blazer or a trench as “true Parisian style” is not exactly earth-shattering. Softcoverpages. This book is that scoop.


Give your scalp a break. And I love the se section of clothing shops, home decor lw, restaurants and hotel reviews. Anybody who visited Paris probably noticed that most French women do not inds like Ines, but are as sloppy and badly mannered as the rest of us. Parisian Chic offers a side of escapism and healthy portion of useful information. I got annoyed by the author’s preppy tone so enthousiastic! The French as a collective are bewildering. I organized my entire closet on the high I got from it and I realized that I’d have an additional number of great outfits already in the closet with xe purchase of some skinny white jeans and a navy blazer!

For instance, she likes the colour blue and trench coats. Jul 28, Maggie Dore rated it really liked it. And didn’t like the drawings. Those seven items may be predictable, like a well-cut trench, but her ideas about the right leather jacket, the right parisienne of jeans and the right cashmere sweater has opened up new looks for me.

The other enjoyable aspects were the discussion of various points of interest in the last portion of the book. It made me really think about my consumption and how I can stop being a conspicuous c I luv Ines De La Fressange she is so stylish and fashionable, I got so much from this book, particularly about dressing around 10 key pieces of clothing for everyone’s wardrobe. I was hoping parisienhe some advice on composition — putting clothes together and accessorizing well — which seems to be the real skill of French dressers.

It is not meant to be encyclopedic. Dark blue sweaters, black dresses, all flatter Ines’ dark hair and olive skin.

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