Inès De La Fressange knows Parisian fashion inside and out. She has been a star runway model; the face of Chanel; an haute couture designer; a creative consultant for Roger Vivier; and a frequent contributor to Elle. As if formalize her connection with Gallic style, her likeness appears on a bust of Marianne, the very symbol of the French republic, and she continues to appear in prestigious Paris shows even in her sixth decades. Her Parisian Chic is a style guide with the deep resonance of authenticity; her specific step-by-step instructions on buying, dressing, and accessorizing carry the authority of a lifelong insider in the world of fashion and her lists of no-no's and don't can save you from mistakes that are too commonly made. Think of it as a very chic investment.
Parisian Chic: A Style Guide by Ines de la Fressangeby Ines de la Fressange, Sophie Gachet
Celebrity model Inès de la Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and a timeless allure. Inès de la Fressange—France’s icon of chic—shares her personal tips for living with style and charm, gleaned from decades in the fashion industry. She offers specific pointers on how to dress like a… See more details below
Celebrity model Inès de la Fressange shares the well-kept secrets of how Parisian women maintain effortless glamour and a timeless allure. Inès de la Fressange—France’s icon of chic—shares her personal tips for living with style and charm, gleaned from decades in the fashion industry. She offers specific pointers on how to dress like a Parisian, including how to mix affordable basics with high-fashion touches, and how to accessorize. Her step-by-step do’s and don’ts are accompanied by fashion photography, and the book is personalized with her charming drawings. Inès also shares how to bring Parisian chic into your home, and how to insert your signature style into any space—even the office. The ultrachic volume is wrapped with a three-quarter-height removable jacket and features offset aquarelle paper and a ribbon page marker. Complete with her favorite addresses for finding the ultimate fashion and decorating items, this is a must-have for any woman who wants to add a touch of Paris to her own style.
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Inès de la Fressange started as a runway model, became the face of Chanel, and launched a clothing line; she is the essence of Parisian style and elegance. Her drawings have regularly appeared in Elle. She is creative consultant for Roger Vivier shoes and is designing the interior of a new Parisian hotel. Sophie Gachet is a fashion journalist for Elle in Paris.
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