Prints are a minefield, aren't they?
They are difficult to wear and difficult to accessorise.
We all know that.
How can a simple black top become a French Chic classic?
Once you know the elements that create a classic piece, you will feel more at ease when investing in quality clothes.
What is the difference between fashion and style? These two terms get mixed up all the time in the media and elsewhere and, as a result, many people get confused.
So, here are the simple definitions according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary:
Joyeux anniversaire Coco Chanel!
Today is the 19th August, Coco Chanel's birthday. So what better way to celebrate this inspiring woman than to write about her, not only as one of the greatest French fashion
As a follow-up to my last post Five Ways To Wear A Breton Top - Part 1 , which was about teaming your Breton top with trousers, today's article is about wearing them with skirts.
I chose different styles of skirts: pencil, skater, midi and maxi. As you can see, each and
Don't you just love those pieces that you can wear over and over again with many different others? Well, look no further than this absolute French wardrobe staple: the Breton top, or as us French call it, 'la marinière'.
Everywhere we look, we are bombarded with advertising urging us to buy, buy, buy and spend, spend spend. We get brainwashed on a daily basis into acquiring more and more clothes, shoes and accessories. You cannot spend this winter without the latest It-Bag,
There is something to be said about being more discerning in our shopping habits.
Classic or trendy clothes?
Über-trendy pieces may not stand the test of time. So next season, you will reject these
Originally published on 25/9/13
Some of my friends have asked me to put together an easy, yet chic, outfit they can wear to the school gates. I am happy to oblige. I know how busy mums get during term time. It is all rush, rush, rush. As a busy woman, you need to create an outfit that will take you
Originally published on 28/10/13
Houndstooth has always been a firm favourite of mine and thousands of French women. The reason why is simple enough. Houndstooth print is a classic through and through, and we know how much French women love classics!
I'm Marie-Anne Lecoeur. I teach women how to upgrade their style and think, shop & dress like a French woman in my Ecourses and The French Chic Academy
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