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Book Recommendation- French Flair

Book French Flair

Book Recommendation- French Flair

Book recommendations will be a new feature on A Taste of Paris. Over the past few years, I’ve read countless books on French food, culture, fashion, and any other topic related to the French and I’m delighted to recommend the very best to you here!

I am also thrilled to tell you that I will be giving away a copy of French Flair to one lucky follower! Read on to find out how to win!

Nancy Flaherty

I wanted to start with an easy read, and style guide, that all women who’d like to be effortlessly chic, should have on hand, French Flair. French women have an innate sense of what’s chic but they never look like they’ve toiled endlessly over what to put on. How is this possible? Well, in French Flair, author Nancy Flaherty, tells you how and it’s surprisingly simple.

Nancy currently serves on the board of Fashion Group International Atlanta and has made a name for herself in the fashion industry. Serving as an editor for Captendance Magazine, a luxury publication featuring fashion culture, gastronomy, and travel, gave her a front-row seat at Paris fashion shows for an up-close look at fashion and style-makers. Since that time, Nancy created Grace in Paris, an online magazine about shopping in Paris.

Book French Flair

This pretty book whittles fashion offerings to just 10 essential pieces that will allow you to be chic like French women with very little effort.

Lorie in a pink blazer

This is me, posing for the camera wearing two of Nancy’s essential items, the Blazer, #04. and Jeans #08, my favorite wardrobe combination. By simply having well-fitting essentials to draw from, putting an outfit together is seamless.

Nancy has been fixated on fashion and style history her entire life and she details the history from the beginning of each wardrobe necessity making for a fascinating read. In addition to the background of each item, Nancy gives you so many ideas about how to put outfits together. Included in the book are beautiful illustrations and the book features photographs of the key pieces for even more fashion inspiration.

A book review

Nancy asserts that the white blouse is another style workhorse and I agree! I won’t give away the other essentials I am wearing in this photo, you will have to buy or WIN the book to find out!

To buy your own copy CLICK HERE

For a chance to WIN a copy of French Flair:

Comment below=1 entry

In the comments below, add a friend’s email address = 5 entries per email (please check with the friend before leaving the email address)

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Good Luck! The winner will be announced in the comments below, on Instagram, and on Facebook on Friday, May 5th 4:00 pm CST, Good Luck!

The Kir Royal and a Cooking Class

I hope you will join me on Thursday, May 19th for:

Bottomless Kir Royals and Canapés, a truly unique culinary event. We will cook together to create the most delectable canapés you can imagine and will experience the ultimate L’apero- cocktail hour as only the French can do.  You’ll see just how easy it is to master an elegant affair for your friends and family while many stories of Parisian cocktail hours are shared.  The best part?  Your glass will never be empty! We will declare victory as we wind our way through this menu of luxurious morsels, beginning with irresistible Herbed Goat Cheesecake with Peppered Basil Peaches. Next up, Rosemary branches will be our skewers for indulgent Rosemary Filet Mignon, so pretty on a plate.  The fun will continue with cute as buttons, Savory Parmesan Prosciutto Madeleines. I’ll share all my secrets for how to smoke salmon as we prepare Smoked Salmon Pate with Dill.  Beautiful Brie and Berry Toasts, almost too pretty to eat, will round out the feast.  We’ll feel triumphant with a final nod to France with delectable Crème Brûlée, sweet!  Class Fee $79.00

Register NOW before it’s too late!

Thursday, May 26th from 6:30-8:30 SOLD OUT

See you soon!

XO Lorie

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20 Replies to “Book Recommendation- French Flair”

  1. 1 entry

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 7:40 AM

      You have to leave a name to be entered

      Reply

  2. Thank you for this amazing recommendation! I love your idea of sharing book recommendations.

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 2:39 PM

      Hi Donna!
      Awesome! You are entered to win!
      Xo Lorie

      Reply

  3. Sarah Freeman May 4, 2022 at 10:21 AM

    I love all your emails- so enlightening. I look forward to this latest idea of book recommendations. Have you read “Forever Chic” by Tish Jett?

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 2:40 PM

      Hi Sarah!!!
      I know of Trish Jett but have not read that one! I’ll look it up!
      You are registered!
      Xo
      Lorie

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  4. Bernice Escobar May 4, 2022 at 10:45 AM

    What a great idea on a book!

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 2:41 PM

      Hi Bernice
      Gréât to hear from you!!!!!
      You are entered!
      Xo
      Lorie

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  5. I love this idea & can’t wait to read this book. I will have to share some of my French-themed books with you too! And by the way…You look beautiful!

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 2:38 PM

      Thanks Kirsten!!
      Id love to compare titles!!!!
      You are entered!
      Xo Lorie

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  6. I’ll have to pick up a copy so I can crack your impeccable style!!

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 2:43 PM

      Hi Sandi!
      WoW, gréât compliment!! Thanks! You will love this one so simply so chic!
      Gréât to hear from you, hope you’ll be back in the kitchen with me soon!
      Xo
      Lorie

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  7. Sounds like a fun read! I just finished a book and was wondering what to read next.

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 2:44 PM

      Fantastic!! Hey you did not leave your name. Message again so you can be entered to win!
      Xo
      Lorie

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  8. This is so much FUN! Sounds like a fantastic read. You always look perfectly put together! Can’t wait to read the tips. Thank you, Lorie!

    PS. I just love the Secretary Desk the books are propped on in the pic. 💙😍. Lol.

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  9. Tracey Raich May 4, 2022 at 5:35 PM

    This is so much FUN! Sounds like a fantastic read. You always look perfectly put together! Can’t wait to read the tips. Thank you, Lorie!

    PS. I just love the Secretary Desk the books are propped on in the pic. 💙😍. Lol.

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    1. Lorie Fangio May 4, 2022 at 8:40 PM

      Thanks Tracey!!
      I thought that was you!! You are entered to win!
      XO Lorie

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  10. Felicia Dodd May 5, 2022 at 6:59 AM

    Lorie, This book recommendation looks fun and useful. Thank you!

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    1. Hi Felicia
      You are entered to win and yes this booke is a great wardrobe tool!!
      Xo
      Lorie

      Reply

  11. Lorie Fangio May 6, 2022 at 4:09 PM

    Angela Jones is the book winner!!!!

    Reply

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Lorie Fangio is a teaching chef and the founder of A Taste of Paris culinary excursions. She shares her extensive knowledge of French food & culture through cooking classes, regular TV appearances, local publications, and speaking engagements. She is an award-winning food & lifestyle blogger with a zest for gathering people around a table.

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