23 January 2020

The Parisienne #1


Once again, the elusive Parisienne is in the news. Like the Southern belle, she's a category all her own. To be a Parisienne is an attitude, a style, and uniquely French. And no amount of trying to redefine her or impose your criteria will make her go away.

Tomorrow:
Are you a (cliché) Parisienne? Check the chart
 
Update: see December 14, 2020 post
 
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 "Qui a dit que la Parisienne était un mythe?" / Who said the Parisienne was a myth?....
You don't have to be from Paris or live there to be a Parisienne. It's a look, a style, a state of mind. - Inès de la Fressange and Sophie Gachet La Parisienne (2019)
 

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