8 Items You'll Never Find in a Parisian's Closet + a Giveaway!

Whether you’re a bonafide Francophile or wish the obsession would finally die down, there’s no debating the fascination with the French is here to stay. The latest fervor? A wildly charming book, How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits ($15), co-authored by Parisian model and street style favorite, Caroline de Maigret. Below, a peek at one of our favorite sections of the book, which outlines the items you’ll never find in a French woman’s wardrobe.

Scroll down to check them out, and enter for a chance to win a copy of the must-read book.

A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:

Their reasoning? “Why live life halfway?”

A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:

Their reasoning? “You are not a billboard.”

A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:
Their reasoning? “They’ll make you sweaty, smelly, and shiny.”
A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:
Their reasoning? “No man should ever see you in these. Except your gym teacher—and even then. Leggings are tolerated.”
A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:
Their reasoning? “They belong to Bollywood.”
A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:

Their reasoning? “Enough said.”

A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:
Their reasoning? “Because you’re not 15 anymore.”
A Parisian woman’s closet would never have:
Their reasoning? “Like fake breasts, you can’t fix your insecurities through forgery.”
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Photo:

Stockholm Street Style

How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are Giveaway

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3. Wait - We'll announce the winner a week from now, on Tuesday, September 30.

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The Fine Print:
-This contest is open to residents of the U.S. only.
-Winner will be contacted via their Facebook account. If our team does not hear back from you within 24 hours, a new winner will be selected.
-Limit one comment per entry. Multiple comment entries will not be considered.
-This giveaway ends at midnight PST on Monday, September 29.
?-This is not a sponsored giveaway.