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The enduring appeal of the French girl

They’re the reason the phrase je be sais quoi was invented.

From Marie Antoinette (actually Austrian) to Jane Birkin (British but Serge) to Emmanuelle Alt and Léa Seydoux (both born and raised in Paris) and the ones whose names you don’t know, pop culture has been charmed, bewitched, smitten and titillated by those madames and mademoiselles for hundreds of years, making their mythical allure a cliché for the ages. 204 more words

Fashion

The Fitting Room Chronicles: Hello, Le Sailor

Reader, on a disgusting July afternoon in New York City where I felt warm, salty sweat drip down in places that should never go, I decided to do something daring. 343 more words

The Fitting Room Chronicles

Parisian Makeup

Bonjour!

I was in Paris a few weeks ago… and a travel diary post will be up soon, I promise! But first of all, let me tell you about how the Parisian girls do their makeup. 524 more words

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Lila is French.
She was born in France, and her family did not locate to Miami until she was eight. She speaks fluent French and went to McGill. 233 more words

Friendship

the bargain effect

it happens to me all the time: i save up and get a chunk of money ready to go shopping, and I decide I’ll be good and buy one nice thing rather than waste it on the little fripperies it’s too easy to dribble it away on. 388 more words

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The French Woman is a Femme-enfant

There is the femme fatale.

There is the trophy-wife.

There is the bimbo.

There is the lolita.

And there is the femme-enfant. 

Not long ago, as I was having a conversation on women with male friends, one of them cut short and suddenly told me “you know what, very simply, our type of girls is the… 840 more words

LOVE

French Girls

A while back I noticed a couple of the artists I follow posting drawings of people and tagging #FrenchGirls with a peculiar, seemingly nude, hairy cancer stick holding fellow beneath. 311 more words

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