Topic: french fashion

How To Style Your Home As If You’re A French Empress

How To Style Your Home As If You're A French Empress

In my readings this morning, I discovered that on this day in 1796 Joséphine de Beauharnais married the famous general Napoléon Bonaparte. Although Beauharnais had been known as “Rose” in her life before Napoléon, it was when he crowned her the First Empress of France that he decided to call her Joséphine instead. From then on, Joséphine referred to herself as such, as did everyone else. More »

Shopping Guide: How To Dress Like A French Woman

Shopping Guide: How To Dress Like A French Woman

In honor of Bastille Day, celebrations have been arranged, baguettes have been bought, and berets have been adjusted from boring to chic (THAT’S FRENCH FOR FASHIONABLE) by tilting them to the sides of our heads! We have put together a little guide to help you dress the part of the perfect Parisian and avoid any fashion faux pas. The boatneck sweater and hankerchief around the neck is just a gimmick, don’t even think about it. Seriously. More »