What French Women Will Never Do

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Some of the mysterious qualities that come to mind when we think of French style; timeless, effortless and chic. However it is the things that French women don’t do that creates their reputation for being the best dressed creatures on the planet.  The rest of the world is often trying to emulate them. Knowing the set of guidelines they follow is the first step in achieving that effortless quality that they're known for.  Here is what I observed during my four years in Paris in my 30’s. French women will generally never wear too-high heels. They are often seen roaming the streets of...
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French Girls- Le Sac- handbags

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French-girl style often consists of simple wardrobe basics and lived-in hair that are at the center of that Parisian effortlessness. Big hair and too much makeup is a no no and not part of their effortless style. But how does it translate to handbags—one of the essential wardrobe accessories? From observation we found that French girls aren’t fans of oversize bags. When it comes to size, smaller bags win out over larger styles. Those oversize hand bags send the wrong message—French girls like to appear low-maintenance. On top of that, we also learned a few key rules. Stick to classic colours like...
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Noël Arrive à Jac Cadeaux

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Christmas is nearly upon us. My memories of my Christmases in Paris are vivid. Each Quartier festively decorated with lights and decorations de noël. Although Australian Christmases are joyous, if not a bit more frantic coming from such a large family, I do miss midnight mass at Notre Dame and one 25 December watching the snow fall outside our window in the Quartier Latin. Paris me manque! I miss Paris
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Lux Luggage and Bags

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Jac Cadeaux is giving 10% of every bag sold to Homeless Health facility Tierney House at St Vincents Hospital Sydney. Tierney House provides holistic healthcare, education and care coordination to assist people experiencing homelessness in inner city Sydney who are not currently accessing healthcare and support. It has a multidisciplinary team with expertise in physical health care, psychiatry, mental health, substance use and oral health. Tierney House has a 12 bedded residential unit assisting the inner city homeless population to access health care. It provides a safe and stable environment whereby residents can assess assessment treatment and support from St Vincents’s Hospital and...
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The Breton Stripe

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Bonjour à tous, Do you know the history of the Breton stripe? The Breton stripe originates from Brittany (or ‘Bretagne’ in French) on the North West coast of France. A decree on the 27th March 1858 introduced the striped shirt as the prescribed seaman’s uniform. The stripes were white for 2cm and then blue for 1cm.  The navy and white striped shirt was made the uniform of the French navy.  The distinctive striped pattern made them easy to spot in the waves in emergencies.Many designer have a long enduring love of the simple but chic stripe. Coco Chanel introduced the...
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