Entre Nous: A Woman's Guide to Finding Her Inner French Girl (Paperback)

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French women's secrets to being self-possessed, self-satisfied and fully self-expressed.

Provocative and practical, lively and intelligent, Entre Nous unlocks the mystery of the French girl and the secrets of her self-possession. Why do French women always look inimitably stylish? How do they manage to sit in a café for a three-course lunch and a glass of wine...by themselves? What gives them the certainty that allows them to refuse anything--whether a man, a job, or a little black dress--that doesn't suit them perfectly?

More than just a book on fashion, Entre Nous is about the essence of French living--its observations about French women and their ways will help you take the best of all pages from the French girl's book: the page that reveals how to really enjoy life.

"Ollivier spent a decade in France and learned a thing or two about how French women cultivate that sense of being easy in one's skin...(she) helps us bridge the cultural gap."
- Seattle Times

About the Author

Debra Ollivier has written for Salon, Harper's, Playboy, Le Monde, and a variety of other publications.  She's a California girl who married a Frenchman and lived in France, where her children were born, for a decade. She now lives in Los Angeles. She is the author of Entre Nous: A Woman's Guide to Finding Her Inner French Girl.

Praise For…

“A fun, interesting read with more to offer than fashion tips...(Ollivier) cracks the French style code.” —Palm Beach Post

“Ollivier dishes on that je ne sais quois that French women seem to have, and how American women can attain it.” —Dallas Morning News

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312308773
ISBN-10: 0312308779
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: May 1st, 2004
Pages: 256
Language: English