If you are in search of inspiration to help you incorporate the French style into your home décor, wardrobe, and more, this list includes a roundup of the best books to give you an insight into French aesthetics.
1. Dress Like a Parisian – Aloïs Guinut
Parisian chic is a niche of its own within the fashion industry. According to Aloïs Guinut, dressing like a Parisian is a state of mind. Each chapter of this book takes you through a different aspect of styling – from the shapes to choose through to what pieces you must have in your wardrobe to be a true Parisian.
2. Why French Women Wear Vintage – Aloïs Guinness
This is your cheat book on which pieces to buy from different decades to build a sustainable wardrobe that is full of Parisian chic. This book features some of the “new rules” in fashion, including cost per wear and how to make an old outfit new again.
3. Lessons From Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living In Paris – Jennifer L. Scott
This book will tell you everything you need to know about embodying the idea of Parisian chic, from the lifestyle to the clothing.
4. French Women Don’t Get Facelifts: Aging with Attitude – Mireille Guiliano
This book will teach you everything you need to know about dating, dieting, and finding friendship. This book by Mireille Guiliano gives you an insight into the French way of living and it teaches you everything you need to know about skincare and how to keep your body looking great.