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Girl Gone GallicLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

French Fashion What’s Up with Those Blue and White Stripes

Contributor blog post by Girl Gone Gallic: Friday Fun Facts – La Marinière Did you know? Those blue and white stripes found on the iconic French Sailor’s shirts known as “la Marinière” follow very strict laws. The French Sailor’s shirt composition MUST follow these exacting rules: “The body is to …

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Annie BarkerLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

The Fabric of our Lives in Provence

I’ve always loved fabrics, their feel, the patterns of their weave or printed design, the richness of their colours, as well as their potential for being transformed into the functional or the beautiful, the mundane or the luxurious. They also have a rich and fascinating history. Stone loom weights, used …

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Barefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Irresistible French Fashion for Summer

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: A week or so ago, the Barefoot Blogger could not resist going into one of my favorite shops in Uzes, L’atelier des Ours. Yes, summer bobo chic fashions are everywhere. Lightweight pantaloons and flouncy ruffled dresses, among other irresistible things. Who could pass it …

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Barefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

French Bobo Fashion for Fall: A New Look from Long Ago

By Deborah Bine As published in France Today There’s a dress shop in the village square of my adopted home in France where finding what’s new in fall fashions takes you back a century or two. A visit to the store reminds you of rummaging through your grandmother’s closet, or …

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