In the French style!
Everyone is obsessed with the French Style. Say French and your mind flies to fashion. The ' je ne sais quoi ' of the french fashion and the french style icons of all times left their mark on the world managing to look absolutely fabulous having a effortlessly chic style.
Coco Chanel, Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve, Francoise Hardy, Carine Roitfeld, Isabel Marant, Vanessa Paradis, Audrey Tautou are some real french fashion icons, names that matter in fashion, that changed fashion and definitively put their mark.
Coco Chanel- 1883-1971- born as Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel is the women who started it all and had a revolutionary impact on fashion, liberating women from corsets and creating an elegant, simple and luxurious look. She became synonym with French Fashion and chic.
"Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening."
“I don't understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little - if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that's the day she has a date with destiny. And it's best to be as pretty as possible for destiny.”
“I wanted to give a woman comfortable clothes that would flow with her body. A woman is closest to being naked when she is well-dressed.”
“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” -Coco Chanel
Brigitte Bardot, born on 28 September 1934 in Paris, french actress, singer and fashion model, known as the original sex simbol of 1950s and 1960s and style icon showed the world the fabulous sunny St. Tropez wearing revealing bathing suits with a messed-up hair style. Bedhead blonde hair, smoky eyes, full lips and her style made her a timeless fashion icon.
“What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.” -Brigitte Bardot
Catherine Deneuve, born in 1943, in Paris is a french actress that appeared in more than 120 films. Natural beauty is a must, sophistication is her label, playfully chic outfits are her fashion signature, always maintaining an air of mystery despite her high-profile.
“A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man.” -Catherine Deneuve
Vanessa Paradis born in 1972 is a french singer, model and actress and the perfect muse for Chanel. Vanessa Paradis has said: "About designers, it has to be Karl Lagerfeld. I met him at a show in 2003 and have stayed friends since. What I love about him, apart from being the fantastic designer, is he smells gorgeous all the time!" For Vanessa Paradis style is in the details that turn the ordinary into extraordinary.
Carine Roitfeld was born in 1954 also in Paris. French journalist, stylist and model, the former Vogue Paris editor-in-chief and a longtime muse to Tom Ford, believe it or not, is the world chicest grandmother.
"Always wear high heels. Yes, they give you power. you move differently, sit differently and even speak differently."
"I think that something needs to be weird in order to have real beauty."
" Each morning, you dress to become a different woman. Fashion helps." -Carine Roitfeld