By Harriet Welty Rochefort
An attractive exploration of the fashion that permeates all issues French—perfect for an individual trying to in achieving that vintage French flair
For Harriet Welty Rochefort, an American who has lived in France for a few years along with her very French husband, it’s transparent that the French really are singular within the approach they stay, act, and think—from the lightness in their pastries to the refinement in their Hermes scarves. they only exude a undeniable je ne sais quoi that may be a veritable paintings form. The French experience the instant, enjoy the time spent in getting ready an ideal dinner party, concentrate on the slightest detail--whether vegetation at the desk or a knockout accent on an easy outfit--and work flat out while now not having fun with their (considerable) rest time with out an oz of guilt. Their joie de vivre can come the place you least count on it: for the French it’s larger to have a chagrin d’amour than no amour in any respect, and for the Frenchman an afternoon with out discord is an afternoon with out a kick. they've got enjoyable (yes, enjoyable !) once they fuss and feud, squabble and shrug.
in terms of joie de vivre, Harriet is confident the French are unbeatable. With strong humor and actual affection for the prickly, paradoxical, and pleasure-seeking Gauls, she takes the reader on her personal own trip throughout the frequently byzantine French attitude, sharing counsel and methods comparable to the way to vitamin like a Frenchwoman and venture self belief like a real Parisienne. In her signature hot, witty, and wonderful voice, Harriet exhibits how joie de vivre permeates the French lifestyle, accurately because it doesn’t comprise a “pursuit of happiness.” thankfully, she chanced on, you don’t need to “pursue” happiness in France. It pursues you.
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