Function: Parisian Chic

By Jo Phillips

Paris is one of the fashion capitals of the world, and Parisian women adopt an elegant and effortless chic the rest of us could only dream of, till now.

Chanel muse, style icon, and entrepreneur Ines de La Fressange uncovers all secrets in her new book Parisian Chic.


While we have the navy-and-white striped nautical top and slim, cropped jeans and flats as the classic outfit we struggle to go beyond. Whereas Parisians manage to effortlessly radiate sophistication beyond the two piece combination and in every situation. This is where the ‘Parisian chic’ lookbook comes in. Ines de la Fressange is the epitome of the French look and she bares all her secrets starting with the building blocks of her wardrobe staples.

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Fressange is not only the best-selling author of Parisian Chic and Parisian Chic City Guide. She graced the runway in the 1980’s, was the face of Chanel and created her own clothing and accessories line. Co-author of the Look Book is fashion journalist Sophie Gachet.

The Look Book is essential reading for anyone looking to transform their style.

If you’re interested in embracing the full Gamine and Parisian style with more inspiration read our article on the book ‘The New Garconne’ here,