19 Jun 2014

Treat Yourself… Like French Women Do

Vintage, Lingerie, French, French Essence


 It’s that time of year to treat yourself and maybe think a little French.

Summer prices are dropping as summer temperatures rise…


I am thinking lingerie… of silk, of lace of all things pretty… of taking advantage of the sales to shake up my wardrobe a little.

French women adore lingerie… and regard it as one of their most important purchases.

I think they are right.

Even on those days when underneath does not look entirely as I might hope… there is nothing that makes me feel better or more attractive than a pretty piece of lingerie.


So rather than browsing the practical this sale period, I am re-thinking the beautiful and the feminine…  the chemise and the camisole.

Camisoles often work as my “tee shirt” underneath a blazer… I love that look… the tailored and the soft… complementing each other.

A silk camisole can add that extra dash to an otherwise standard outfit.


Feminine and Beautiful

eberjay lace trimmed chemise  //  stella mccartney mary feeling lace chemise  //  eberjay collette lace trimmed chemise  // dolce & gabbana silk satin chemise


divine and extravagant indulgence from dolce &gabbana  //  so cute under a jacket…  and much more affordable  the signature lace from hanky panky



 net-a-porter has between 50% and 70% off depending whether you live in Europe or the United States

nordstrom are looking after the boys with 50% off  //  neimans up to 55% across the board

bergdorf goodman up to 60% off  //  barneys have up to 60%

saks up to 60% off  //  lovely selfridges started their sale


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Anita Rivera

This clearly is the time to treat oneself to the finer things, that happen to be accessible, price-wise! Simple linens, a little lace, and light clothes are on my list for the season! BOnne journée, Vicki! Anita


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