On the eve of Bastille Day, I was delighted to be interviewed by the AFR'S fashion editor, Lauren Sams. I hope you enjoy the read.
French style is all about je ne sais quoi. What does that mean?
Lauren Sams Fashion Editor The Australian Financial Review
Effortless chic is much admired, but pinning it down is the tricky part for those of us who aspire to emulate it.
When Coco Chanel said elegance is refusal, she defined – in a wonderfully apt, three-word mantra – French style.
Reams have been written about what exactly constitutes that certain je ne sais quoi that...
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