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From Bangkok to Bordeaux: Interior Design Book of Inson Dubois Wood

Jim Luce | Posted 09.28.2016 | New York
Jim Luce

In the 1960's, Inson Wongsam, a budding artist from a large family in northern Thailand, decided to study in Paris. He set out on a Lambretta scooter,...

Why Is Everyone Obsessed With French Style?

Melissa Henderson | Posted 12.31.2014 | Style
Melissa Henderson

I loved the Madeline illustrations and the dreamy world of Paris as a kiddo. Add to the mix my eternal adoration for Coco Chanel and her plight for pants-clad women circa 1920, and it's easy arithmetic for style. However, this madness has been going on for far too long.

What French Women Know About Getting Dressed That American Women Don't

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

If you've ever been to France, chances are you made an observation that the French dress quite differently than Americans do. It's not what they're we...

Why French Women Don't Need Facelifts

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Diana Vreeland is said to have quipped, "To have style you have to be born in Paris." Dommage for Vreeland and the rest of us Americans, non? Fortu...

The One Item Every Wannabe French Woman Should Own

Posted 11.13.2013 | Style

Trends come and go, but some fashions never go out of style. In our new series, we're paying homage to the signature items that have turned our favori...

8 Style Lessons From The Best-Dressed Woman In France

Posted 09.30.2013 | Style

It's pretty much a fact that French women have style. Serious style. And no one represents that better than actress Marion Cotillard. The Parisian fir...

Carine Roitfeld: French Style Means Going Naked Under A Trench Coat

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 09.04.2013 | Style

When you think about adjectives to describe the editor-in-chief of one of the most revered fashion magazines in the world, "warm" and "kindhearted" ar...

Jane Birkin Reveals The Secret To French Beauty

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.17.2013 | Style

We're always trying to figure out what exactly French women have that we don't. Is it superior taste? An ability to look effortlessly cool in ballet f...

PICS: See Our French Fashion Inspirations!

Posted 07.14.2013 | Style

Happy Bastille Day! In honor of France's most festive fête, we'd like to celebrate our strong-willed French friends in the only way we know how: by p...

How to Shop Like a Parisian (From the Comfort of Your Couch)

Kate Wolfson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Style
Kate Wolfson

To quote Audrey Hepburn -- the godmother of all things chic and patron saint of many a blithe, LBD-clad fashionista -- "Paris is always a good idea."

Why The French ALWAYS Look Stunning

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.11.2013 | Style

The French are known for a few things: Amazing pastries, rich history and drool-worthy style. French gals have it going on in the wardrobe department ...

19 Easy Ways To Look Like a Chic European

Ada Polla | Posted 05.28.2013 | Style
Ada Polla

Today in particular, I am feeling very European. Maybe it's because I just drove 6 hours listening to my favorite French music. During my drive, I let the music take me home, and I thought about my godmother Dominique, an incredibly important figure in my life, and my style inspiration.

Léa Seydoux Has That French Allure

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.18.2012 | Style

It looks like the French have done it again.

Laetitia Casta Looks Romantic In Lace

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: Actress and model Laetitia Casta WHAT: The French beauty arrived at the Venice Film festival in a summery look. The former Victoria's Secret ...

I'm Jealous Of My 11-Year-Old Dog Walker's Wardrobe

Anne Boas Christiansen | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Anne Boas Christiansen

Well-dressed women are the norm here, but my new neighbors in particular have that certain je ne sais quoi which is just so Parisian. Their outfits are usually paired with perfectly matching manicured hands and feet -- they seem to excel at color coordination. Not to mention the "perfect" accessory. Never have I seen so many Birkin bags being proudly paraded around. On one of my first shopping excursions up to the rue de Passy, I counted at least eight in the first 10 minutes. (The Goyard canvas tote comes in at a close second place.) Their grooming is impeccable: Most women here always look like they recently stepped out from the hair salon. I just don't know where they find the time for all this, but they do.

Anna Karina's '60s New Wave Look

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Anna Karina was the epitome of '60s Parisian cool: The gorgeous brunette not only starred in a handful of Nouvelle Vague films, but she also managed t...

In The Market For: French Dressing

The Huffington Post | Jenny Kang | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Clockwise From Left: Francois Hardy, Burberry London Trench Coat, Repetto x Opening Ceremony Flats, 7 For All Mankind Jeans, DivaDiamonds Gold Signet ...

Christine Lagarde's Proudly Parisian Style (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 10.05.2011 | Style

Managing director of the IMF Christine Lagarde is widely regarded as one of the most powerful women in the world, and now she's been named one of the ...

PHOTOS: 17 French Style Icons

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.13.2011 | Style

Bon quatorze juillet! In honor of Bastille Day, we rounded up some of our favorite French fashion stars. You know, the ones who truly epitomize tha...

Phoenix, Band on SNL, Not from Brooklyn

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

Phoenix looked like they were really relishing being on the SNL stage. This exuberance and gratitude didn't fit the aloof, no-big-deal-ness of a posturing band out of Brooklyn.

President Sarkozy On French Style: "Our Country Is Too Conservative"

WWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

He may have kept everyone waiting as he tied up official state business, but it didn't take French President Nicolas Sarkozy long to win over the fash...

What Men Can Learn From French Women | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's a well-known fact that women can always learn from their Francophone counterparts. And this time its the menfolk who are getting the tutorial. ...

The Beauty Of Being French | Rory Satran | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The more time I spent with French femmes, the more I realized they don't spend the inordinate amount of time grooming that American women do. Most let...