The fashion world descends upon the City of Light today for the beginning of Paris Fashion Week. When it comes to high style, Paris cannot be topped, and it certainly helps that it's a city brimming with chic French women. With popular books like French Women Don't Get Fat and Bringing Up Bébé, it's no secret that American women want to capture the je ne sais quoi of French femmes. By consulting quotes from our favorite French female figures, we've boiled down some lessons anyone can use — like making little efforts every day, embracing independence, and not changing for others. Find out how you can live your life more like a French woman.
A Guide to Life and Love From Our Favorite French Femmes