Ask anyone to describe French style and you're likely to hear terms like "chic," "classic," and the all-too-common "je ne sais quoi" tossed about. The look may seem effortless, but it's not all #wokeuplikethis beauty routines and a bateau top. Even for fashion nerds like us, there's a bit of can't-put-a-finger-on-it mystery.
The real secrets to French dressing, however, can only be found at the source — the eight magnifique women ahead who fuel our Francophilia.
What we learned from giving these fashion denizens the third degree is that while their style is timeless, they're definitely not playing it safe. Whether you vibe with the cool, gamine charm of Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent muse Inès de la Fressange or the wildly eccentric joie de vivre of Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, you'll want to listen up as they divulge the tips, gripes, and even misconceptions of the style we admire so much.
We have a bone to pick with our pre-torn denim. Namely, it's always falling apart — and in all the wrong places. You know the type: When you bought them, they were the perfect amount of distressed — the knees and thighs were worn in, but not overly so. But, over time and with much wear, these once-perfectly-ripped read
Halloween in New York City can be scary for all the wrong reasons. If hordes of inebriates in costume and over-the-top "haunted attractions" aren't your cup of tea, know that there are still a few places left in the city where the true spirit of the season is alive and well. In fact, eerie, atmospheric ruins are tucked read