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How the French Got Their Stripes on Breton Shirts

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Do French people actually wear stripes? What makes the striped shirt “French” and why all the stripes? In this post, I’ll share with you the origins of the striped shirt and how it’s actually worn in France today. I’ll also share some tips on how to wear a striped shirt […]

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Dress Like A Parisian: Navy Cashmere Sweater

Great artists steal and great dressers steal from Ines de la Fressange, the deity of French street style. “Who knew that black and navy were made for each other? No one – until Yves Saint Laurent gave us permission to boldly go where no one had gone before… Know how […]

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Is A French Manicure Actually French?

After getting such great feedback on my piece about French stripes, I thought I’d do some more fashion history breakdown for you guys — this time, on the French manicure misnomer. Is The French Manicure Really French? Not exactly. Some say that Max Factor introduced the style to Parisian fashionistas […]