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Parisian Chic City Guide Written by Ines de la Fressange and Sophie Gachet
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Parisian Chic City Guide

Written by Ines de la Fressange and Sophie Gachet

  • February 2, 2016
  • Trade Paperback
  • Design - Fashion & Accessories
  • Flammarion
  • 4-1/2 x 7-1/2
  • $19.95
  • $19.95
  • 978-2-08-020236-9

About This Book

This pocket-sized book—with maps, expandable pocket, ribbon page marker, and elastic closure—includes Ines de la Fressange’s favorite addresses for fashion and home goods with Parisian flair.
 
Ines de la Fressange embodies the iconic Parisienne, combining elegance and chic, effortlessly. With her fashion savvy and her inspired home interiors, Ines demonstrates an eye for the details that characterize the best in Gallic style, from wardrobe accessories to home furnishings. In this exquisite new pocket volume―the perfect accompaniment to her best-selling book Parisian Chic―Ines divulges her new favorite locations for shopping, dining, and hanging out in Paris with style.
 
To create her impeccably stylish look, Ines combines purchases from chic high-end stores like the legendary Colette along with high-quality basics at low prices from high-street chains. In this city guide, she reveals her fashion haunts for everything from leatherwear to lingerie, and from authentic Norwegian sailor tops to hip and original jewelry. For the home, she shows readers the best interiors sources in the city for sophisticated furnishings, adorable vintage items, colorful Indian print fabrics, and simple, pristine tableware, to create an eclectic and unique home. From her top spots for unearthing whimsical gifts and decorative baubles to her favorite restaurants, and from her preferred stationery supplier to the best Parisian patisseries, Ines shares more than 100 addresses in this new volume—the global resource for all things Parisienne.

About the Author

Ines de la Fressange, best-selling author of Parisian Chic (Flammarion, 2011), was a runway model in the 1980s, became the face of Chanel, created her own clothing and accessories line, and has published her illustrations in Elle. She returned to the runway for the Chanel Spring 2011 show at the age of 53 and became a L’Oréal model. She is creative consultant for Roger Vivier, designs a line for Uniqlo, and relaunched her own brand Ines de la Fressange Paris in 2015.
 
Sophie Gachet is a fashion journalist for Elle and co-author of Parisian Chic.

Reviews

  • “I love everything about Paris.... This book will help me find lots of surprising things to do. I will never be bored!” - Misty Copeland, Porter

    “Ines de la Fressange's offerings...are winsome, as is she, but also extremely practical. de La Fressange is Frenchness made as palatable as a Breton T-shirt."
    -Daily Telegraph


    "...a treasure trove of the French tastemaker’s favorite spots in Paris, for shopping, eating, and more." - Women's Wear Daily

    "Thanks to the ladies for bringing a slice of Paris to your nearest Internet accessing device…Not only are the suggestions creative and well researched but there is a great wit accompanying most of the entries." - New York Journal of Books

    “Le vrai chic parisien” - Sphere 

    "Runway model of the 1980s, face of Chanel and style icon Inès de La Fressange epitomizes French beauty and flair. So when she divulges her favorite Paris shops for splurges and bargains in apparel, beauty and inspired interiors, the fashionable world listens."
    -SARASOTA MAGAZINE
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