From four stunning and accomplished French women—at last—a
fresh and spirited take on what it really means to be a parisienne: how they
dress, entertain, have fun, and attempt to behave themselves.
In short, frisky sections, these Parisian women give you
their very original views on style, beauty, culture, attitude, and men. The
authors—Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie
Mas—unmarried but attached, with children—have been friends for years. Talented
bohemian iconoclasts with careers in the worlds of music, film, fashion, and
publishing, they are untypically frank and outspoken as they debunk the myths
about what it means to be a French woman today. Letting you in on their secrets
and flaws, they also make fun of their complicated, often contradictory
feelings and behavior. They admit to being snobs, a bit self-centered,
unpredictable but not unreliable. Bossy and opinionated, they are also tender
You will be taken on a first date, to a party, to some
favorite haunts in Paris, to the countryside, and to one of their dinners at
home with recipes even you could do—but to be out with them is to be in for
some mischief and surprises. They will tell you how to be mysterious and
sensual, look natural, make your boyfriend jealous, and how they feel about
children, weddings, and going to the gym. And they will share their address
book in Paris for where to go—at the end of the night, for a birthday, for a smart
date, a hangover, for vintage finds, and much more.
How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are will make you laugh as you slip into their shoes to
become bold and free and tap into your inner cool. Download and start listening now!