The Parisian Woman's Guide to Style

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Universe, Oct 29, 1999 - Design - 128 pages
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The women of Paris have always been recognized as the world leaders of a classic, sophisticated look, that certain je ne sais quoi which has held such mystique for style-conscious women around the world.

Here two native Parisians demonstrate what it takes to achieve the look of la petite parisienne, from building a collection of chic, timeless pieces (what the Parisian woman looks for in color, line, etc.) to choosing accessories, jewelry, perfume, and more. In addition, the book provides complete listings of not-to-be-missed Parisian boutiques, plus an indispensable glossary of French fashion terms. At once a practical style guide and a charming homage to one of the most popular destinations in the world, this colorful volume reveals the elusive secrets of Parisian chic.

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About the author (1999)

Virginie and Véronique Morana are the owners of Gioia, an elegant costume jewelry boutique located in Paris's well-heeled 16th arrondissement. Featured in such international fashion magazines as Paris Capitale, L'Officiel, and Madame Figaro Japan, the Moranas' boutique is heralded for its unique designs from notable costume jewelers around the world.

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