A window on the world’s most stylish city, with more than 100 full-color photos and profiles of 20 diverse and inspiring Parisian women, by “the coolest, most beautiful French girl in France” (GQ) and a former editor in chief of FrenchElle
“We’ve always been crazy in love with this city. . . . We love its arrogance, its clumsiness, its simplicity. And especially the women who live here.”
Two quintessential Parisian women–model and fashion designer Jeanne Damas and journalist Lauren Bastide–shine a spotlight on twenty real-life women of Paris, dispelling the myth that there’s only one type of Parisian woman and introducing us to the city that realParisienneslive in. They’re booksellers, singers, writers, activists, and antique dealers; they live in small studios, spacious apartments, or houseboats; their ages range from fourteen to seventy . . . and all embody the effortless chic and insouciant spirit of the legendary Parisian woman.
In Paristakes us into these women’s lives, telling us about their careers, families, favorite nightlife spots, shopping habits, and beloved books and films. Full-color photos taken by Jeanne herself accompany charming lists of advice on the Frenchart de vivre–from the best places to people-watch with a glass of wine after work to the perfect Parisian playlist to the ten things that a French woman would never, ever post on Instagram. Witty, elegant, and modern,In Parisis an ode to Paris through the eyes of its eternally cool women–for everyone who has ever dreamed of one day living in Paris.
Published by Penguin Books Sep 04, 2018| 224 Pages| 5-7/8 x 8-1/4| ISBN 9780143133681