3) DON'T wear glittery makeup of any kind and remember, when it comes to makeup, less is always more for a true Parisian beauty! 4) DO "choose foundation that's slightly paler than your normal tone. It will soften your complexion and even out dark shadows." 5) DO display plenty of fresh...

know about how Parisian women maintain their effortless sense of style – including how to mix affordable basics with high-end touches, how to accessorize, the seven essential items you should have in your wardrobe, and more. There is also a section on how to give your home a Parisian chic...

than its English counterpart) - just like Ines, who devoted the latter part of Parisian Chic to her favorite shops, resources, and even a secret spot for an al fresco picnic ("Jardin Catherin Laboure...a park for those in the know - you'll never stumble across it by accident!") PARISIAN...

Continuing on my love of all things French (and based in Notting Hill), I present to you The Kooples AW11 collection. The Kooples recently opened on Westbourne Grove, a hub of chic French designers in London, and it's another store that I can safely say I could buy the whole collection. The...

I know everyone raves about Carine and Emmanuelle but I do love the classic, untampered-with style of Ines de la Fressange, don't you? Yes? Well good because she's just about to publish her book Parisian Chic: A Style Guide . From what I can gather, the book - which comes out in April -...

Back in October I was invited to be photographed as part of British photographer, Sam Pelly's exhibition on the people of Notting Hill. The exhibition is due to launch at his studio in Notting Hill in February 2011 and features people from all walks of life - from the wealthy to homeless...

When JACOB asked me to share my favourite TO hot spots for their Live Chic fall style guide, coming up with a short list was quite the challenge. Curious about the 4 must-visit destinations I finally settled on for a perfect Sunday in autumn? Click on over to jacob.ca to read all about...

Mr Porter is my long-suffering boyfriend also happens to be my Notting Hill Girl photographer (not by choice I might add). I wish I could take a 'behind the scenes' because normally it involves an argument (or two) on the streets of Notting Hill because neither of us really know how to use...

Fashion News Update: Apparently Ryan Lochte DOES NOT have one night stands, $250,000 for nail polish and How to Spot a PR Girl Ryan Lochte's mom was quoted as saying her son preferred one night stands to relationships. Well, she's retracted her statement and replaced it with something that...

I'd previously had my eye on Parisian Chic: A Style Guide by Ines de la Fressange for quite sometime, so as soon as the tickets were booked, I bought a copy. I'm so glad I did! Firstly, I found out a few things about my own personal style... Basically, I think I might be a Parisian woman...

 

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