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What makes a Frenchwoman? What sets her apart?

30% naturally beautiful
30% chef
30% elegant
10% mischievous

How does the legend of the Frenchwoman, mischievous and full of contradictions, look in real life?

Here are five essential clichés which define this exceptional figure.

Icons: Frenchwomen have their icons, and are as likely to admire Brigitte Bardot’s physique as Marguerite Duras’s writing.

Style: Frenchwomen never have anything to wear, but spend their time raiding boutiques. Whether day or night, they prefer comfort (ballerina pumps) to effort (stilettos).

Beauty routine: Frenchwomen never seem overdone, but spend hours perfecting their no-make-up make-up (so a perfect complexion, curled lashes, and scarlet lips for special occasions).

Food: Frenchwomen never go on a diet, but know how to keep their figure. Their secret? Drink red wine and smoke cigarettes.

Leisure: Frenchwomen spend their time lounging on the terrace, putting the world to rights, or reading Flaubert and Paris Match.

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