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Every year, millions tune in to watch the Miss France pageant, Why do the French enjoy it so much?
French beauty products are even viable for those of us who prefer to buy cosmetics with a conscience.
I have taken the liberty of profiling three gorgeous French fragrances, both modern and timeless. So regardless of age, style or occasion, do not fret - I have got you covered, and smelling amazing!
‘Miss Dior – Esprit Dior’ is a retrospective exhibition opening November 13-25 at the Grand Palais in Paris. Inspired by the ideal young woman, ‘Miss Dior’ is the first fragrance of French fashion house, Christian Dior.
Are French women really that perfect?
How many of these secrets do you know?
Normally I’m not too keen on window shopping. If I’m not actually buying, then I can’t get excited about the goods – it makes me irritable (to put it politely). But the same rule doesn’t apply in Paris where window shopping is a national pastime.
The reasons why French women remain slim and beautiful despite their smoking, eating and exercising (or lack thereof) habits are a source of constant speculation from envious North American women - myself among them.
My approach to the French five is somewhat modified; my aim is to add five pieces to my wardrobe that I believe are truly worthy of being worn not for an imagined future soiree or cocktail hour, but for every day of the blissful and glamourous life that I dream of living in Paris.