March 3rd, 2013

À la Française

French Women Style

Just when I was becoming a bit tired of the ‘French-women-have-better-style’ drumbeat, Net-a-Porter’s magazine, The Edit, covered the topic with aplomb. The Edit‘s second issue, out last Thursday, pays homage to the chic Parisienne, and coincides with the fashion flock’s arrival in the City of Light.

Who wouldn’t want to look long and lean like the Paris Vogue editors above.  They sport perfect run-around looks that could go from drop-off to meetings. Toss a pair of flats in your bag and you are set to go.

And Carine. In the accompanying interview she talks about being a babushka (grandmother in Russian)– I love a woman who embraces her age; her honesty is fresh and oddly youthful.

Net-a-porter magazine - The Edit

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what's new

MARNI

Shoulder bag

NILI LOTAN

Cashmere sweater

RACHEL COMEY

Cotton trousers

GUCCI

Metallic loafer pumps

ALTUZARRA

Pleated dress

VALENTINO

Tan-go patent pumps

THEORY

Silk-crepe top

GUCCI

Marmont loafers

FRED LEIGHTON

Diamond earrings

LOEWE

Puzzle bag

SEE BY CHLOÉ

Velvet top

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  • French editors are the epitome of easy cool chic. Love their look and the minimalism of it all. Carine is an icon and an inspiration. LOVE!

    JulieMarch 3rd, 2013  5:58 PM

     
  • Thanks for sharing the article! I loved it! I love your blog too, keep up the great work 🙂

    AnnieMarch 3rd, 2013  7:56 PM

     
  • I spend a lot of time in Paris and always admire the juxtaposition between casual and sophisticated that French women seem to achieve effortlessly. I did a post on tips for how to achieve French chic. Check it out at www.madlychic.com/2012/04/24/je-ne-sais-quoi-2/

    illysia neumann-loreckMarch 4th, 2013  9:09 AM

     
  • Best silhouette in fashion history.

    AmelMarch 4th, 2013  6:32 PM

     

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