Tuesday, August 2, 2011
    The French Way

    After weeks of pure relaxation and blissful days and nights, both in Spain (the tapas, the sangria & the sun!) and in France (the wine, the endless lunches & the shopping!), I am back home. The one thing that strikes me every time I stay in France I am in awe of how elegant and stylish many French women dress and carry themselves. The thing I find most inspiring is how comfortable they seem in their own skin, something that then again leads to laidback confidence in everything they wear. I am a 100% sure that you know what I am talking about, but to enhance the image think of Clemence Po├ęsy, Vanessa Paradis, Jane Birkin, Catherine Deneuve and last, but not least, Emmanuelle Alt.

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    In an interview back in March this year, Emmanuelle Alt told Hilary Alexander that her uniform consists of skinny jeans from J.Brand, Acne or TopShop, teamed together with T-shirts, cashmere sweaters from Ralph Lauren or Prada. A Balmain jacket, a vintage fur or black heels are never far away. "Nonchalant, cool chic is the Alt attitude," Alexander states. I believe that this is an essential attitude that many French women possess. Their style is timeless, chic and simplistic - and I think that I will be crushing on French women's outfits forever, and secretly dreaming of moving to Paris one day to become one of them.

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