The Parisienne’s Classic Must Haves

With a penchant for black, navy blue and white sprinkled with gold, silver and red, the typical Parisienne’s wardrobe is still highly influenced by Coco Chanel. With our pick of 15 timeless styles that embrace discrete elegance, seduction and smart femininity, we show you how a few key pieces can give you a French chic wardrobe wherever you are in the world.

Black Ballerina Flats

Repetto BB ballerina flats in black leather, €175

Black slims

Topshop Moto skinny jeans in cotton, €49

Mariner stripes

Petit Bateau mariner stripes in cotton, €50

Blazer

Balmain Blazer in velvet and silk, €1,759

Handbag

Chanel Boybag in black leather with a metal chain, €2,250

Veiled hat

Victoria Grant Black Diamond veiled hat, €450

Beige trench

Burberry Trench in cotton twill, €800

Pearls

Chanel sautoir in silver, pearls and gemstones, price on demand

White t-shirt

Theskens’ Theory white cotton t-shirt, €91, available on thecorner.com

Leather jacket

Iro jacket in lambskin, €755

Rolled up jeans

Current/Elliott The Rolled skinny jeans, €255

Little black dress

Lanvin one-shoulder dress in silk and cotton, around €1,300

Red lipstick

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture lipstick, €27

Patent leather heels

Christian Louboutin Pigalle heels in patent leather, €425

Rose gold watch

Jaeger-LeCoultre Reverso Duetto watch in rose gold and black leather, €12,400

By Eugénie Trochu, translated by Quinn Connors (via Vogue FR)

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Dior’s Secret Garden: Enjoy the Silence

Let’s take a few minutes to frolic with her through Versailles in head-to-toe Dior. Consider this your daily dose of glamour: “Secret Garden – Versailles,” Dior’s new film directed by Inez & Vinoodh.

My Weekend

I ordered the Chicken Katsu Set again (120g P325 -if I’m not mistaken) . Each set meal comes with Miso Soup, Steamed Rice, Unlimited Cabbage (which you can mix with Yabu’s Sesame dressing, which Stan and I truly enjoyed), Japanese Pickles and some sliced pineapples and watermelon. The best Chicken Katsu I’ve ever had. Have to go back for the Jumbo Prawn Set.

Here’s the link to my previous Yabu post: http://missenkeiviel.tumblr.com/post/24333987755/yabu

Finally! Will do a separate post on this AMAZING product.

Saw this gorgeous skirt from Mango. How lovely.

Last but not the least. LOVE.

Hope you had a wonderful weekend!

Obsession du Jour: The Oversized Tote

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The Plaited Shopper from Zara

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The Saffiano Lux Tote from Prada (which I’m dying to have!)

The design and classic colors of the Prada’s Saffiano Lux Tote offers a lifetime of luxury and will never retire in style.

What better weekend accessory than an oversized tote bag.