Welcome to Paris, the ‘City of Love’ and also the city of fashion too. With Paris Fashion Week in full swing, fashionistas are heading there after New York, London and Milan. Get ready to bring out the fierce but cultured fashionista in you with style because; ‘ . . . mastering le francais will be the cherry on top of your cosmopolitan sundae’ says Rhianna Jones, author of Parisienne French: Chic Phrases, Slang & Style.
You’ll love this book that’s full of everything you might need to know about Paris if it’s your first time. From the basic A-Z pronunciation, to grammar in French and how to get around the city too. If you’ve been there before but returning again because you’re a fashionista, you’ll love the section dedicated to everything on ‘fashion’. Couture and fashion design houses are a part and parcel of the fashion history of Paris, and Jones gives a quick histoire (history) of some of them such as Chanel and Balenciaga in this section.
Of course, everyone thinks of love when they’re in Paris. Learn how to connect or respond with phrases such as ‘je suis trop timide (I’m too shy) or ‘j’ai envie de … (I wanna …) So when you’re snapping a photo atop or below the Eiffel Tower, or strolling down the Champs-Élysées, you’ll be thankful to Ms. Jones. You’ll be amazed at all the information that is packed into Parisienne French: Chic Phrases, Slang & Style by Rhianna Jones, from the publishers at Ulysses Press.