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Forty plus fabulous Parisians with a youthful look. French women fashion style.

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Looking youthful is a difficult balancing act but there are plenty of over 40 women doing it well. For a youthful pick-me-up, give your black outfits a break and test out pops of colors. You can keep things simple with one shade or have fun with multiple hues such as the lady at 0:15, 0:56 and 1:36 (the lady with the orange leather bag...perfection). Another tip to try is tailoring. French women make frequent trips to their tailor for alterations, something I learned from my French friends. I have been having my shirts/tops' hem taken up since then...even an inch can make a big difference, as a too long top can overwhelm a petite frame like mine for example. Your entire wardrobe can get an instant upgrade with tailoring (a topic I will cover in another video). this is an affordable way of looking your best in your clothes. A dash of daring in the form of leather pants or a skirt can also make years disappear. The ladies at 1:05 and 2:30 are perfect examples of this. They look very trendy without trying too hard. A modern haircut makes a difference too. For example, the lady at 4:49 with her short gray hairdo looks divine. A shorter cut thickens and gives body to thinning hair. A modern haircut and regular trims keeps it modern and youthful. The bottom line is there is no need for a major change. If you are in great shape and feel great in your skinny jeans, why not wear them? The ladies at 1:23, 1:28, 2:05, 3:38 look amazing. My favorite look? The lady in the mini skirt with opaque tights, ankle boots and a beanie. Fabulous and youthful! Have a beautiful weekend. À Suivre Books on Parisian Chic: Parisian Chic http://amzn.to/2EiFAze Parisian Chic Look Book: What Should I Wear Today? http://amzn.to/2H0PQK9 How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits http://amzn.to/2Ejcy2E Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris http://amzn.to/2Ej2PJF French Chic Living: The Ultimate Guide to a Life of Elegance, Beauty and Style http://amzn.to/2H3GOw0 Books on French Diet: Amazon unlimited grocery delivery http://amzn.to/2DDwtEQ French Women Don't Get Fat: Secrets For Enjoying Food, Having Fun, And Being Thin http://amzn.to/2GikONM French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure http://amzn.to/2BsAGcG The French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook http://amzn.to/2DAin7i French Women for All Seasons http://amzn.to/2Fe3lV9 French Women Don't Get Facelifts: The Secret of Aging with Style & Attitude http://amzn.to/2rCnkuN All You Need to Be Impossibly French. http://amzn.to/2DCOgQK Magazines: InStyle Print Magazine http://amzn.to/2Caygjj Harper's Bazaar http://amzn.to/2CaDX0N Elle http://amzn.to/2EgZwTc Marie Claire http://amzn.to/2H0QtDv Equipment I use to shoot my youtube videos: CAMERA: Canon EOS 70D Digital SLR Camera (Body Only) http://amzn.to/2nNsK1T LENS: Canon EF-S 10-18mm http://amzn.to/2C3OpHj SD CARD: SanDisk 128GB Ultra UHS-I Class 10 SDXC Memory Card http://amzn.to/2H0vml0 TRIPOD: Ravelli Light Weight Aluminum Tripod With Bag http://amzn.to/2EelohO MICROPHONE: Rode VideoMic Pro Compact VMP Shotgun Microphone http://amzn.to/2C4R3MS DISCLAIMER: This video and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission. This helps support the channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for the support!
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Steven Davies (1 month ago)
French women used to look so great at one time in stylish dresses and tights. What happened?
Assoluto Cosmico (5 months ago)
I always felt these type of effortless looks look great on slim caucasian/european looking people. Anyone else just feels weird. I've tried it but it doesnt look good in me. Feels forced and very messy. I have to put alot of effort just to look presentable.
Maan Snow (6 months ago)
Want to see them in summer look
ILoveParis (6 months ago)
Another couple of months...
Toula K (7 months ago)
Wow so many cross body bags, I love it! Must be very popular in Paris. It's the only type of bag I've ever really loved and continue to wear after so many years. It's practical and I love having my hands free. Great video, really enjoyed it. Everyone is very stylish. My friend is in Paris at the moment. Half expected to see her in this video lol. Ahh to be there too! Thank you 😊
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Me too. I also like the new bejeweled cross body bags, like a piece of jewelry. Thank you so much and have a beautiful day.
LoulouG56 (7 months ago)
The plum coat and scarf at 2.10. Si chic!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
I agree...thank you for watching.
The Butchery (7 months ago)
I LOVE I LOVE PARIS. Not a head-to-toe leisure wearer anywhere which is fab. Auckland is stuffed full of them.
Emma Philomena (7 months ago)
This is so cool!!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
😘☕️😘☕️😘☕️😘
Agent (7 months ago)
The man wearing white rubber shoes screams American! Lol
Elysia Jenkins (7 months ago)
More women need to wear pantyhose. They look so much more stylish than regular legs or jeans
Grace Clermont (7 months ago)
It looks like the croose bothy bag is popular in Paris.
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Yes, very much so. I love the mini cross body bags from Gucci.
Sill A. (7 months ago)
Too much black.
Sadie DeSimone (18 days ago)
No, never too much. It’s classic. Timeless.
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
True!😄
light (7 months ago)
Parisians have streets that they actually can walk on and go to for shopping and work but, in Ottawa we have few streets in downtown only and in our long winter are covered with snow and ice! We are hurried people driving in our cars and happy cause we don’t know any better😉
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
It is the same in Los Angeles minus the weather.
a niu (7 months ago)
All in black ,your fashion is starting to be boring with your obsession of ' bon goût' .
a niu (7 months ago)
ILoveParis . Sorry , but it was not for you! I was talking about the obession of parisian for good taste which leads beautiful but boring fashion!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Ok, thank you.
spoly 13 (7 months ago)
Everyone looks stylish and well put together...especially the men! Here in the USA most guys all seem to dress the same...baggy clothes, shorts, flip flops or sneakers, baseball caps and huge beer bellies!! Those French men certainly look elegant and sophisticated!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Yes, huge style difference between American and European men!
Ayshea Ahmed (7 months ago)
Amazing video thankyou!
Andee May (7 months ago)
Love the videos. But wonder about the title? Why “youthful”? Why not Fashionable over forty? I know I don’t want to be younger! I love 55!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
I do...I guess that’s why...but I love your title😘😘😘
Louise Ricketts (7 months ago)
I love the sounds of the city.
Cynthia Post (7 months ago)
Every single person looks so nice; nice coats, scarves, boots, handbags! The men too! And all so slim. So inspirational Walk everywhere and make an effort to look nice no matter how much money you make. Thank you! Love your videos.
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Thank you so much. I like your comment about the effort. When I am in Los Angeles, I don’t feel like I have to make that effort because everybody is athletic attire.
1guiltfree (7 months ago)
A sea of coats, enough already!!!!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Sorry, it’s winter weather all the way through May.
Mimi Petrova (7 months ago)
Wow so many stylish people. Thank you, I Love Paris!
DMLK CS (7 months ago)
Got my little dose of Paris for the day, I’m happy 😊. Love your YT so much! 💕
Christine Kramer (7 months ago)
Me, too! Reminds me.........
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘❤️😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘😘
ingrid (7 months ago)
What an adorable couple at 051. Love the ladies coat at 2.49 but so funny the guy just barging past her with an orange in his hand lol a chic lady at 2.57 and a cute gentleman right after wearing a seafoam green scarf. Merci, love hearing the natural sounds rather than music!
Nancy Solomon (7 months ago)
I love this! Looking classy and youthful without looking like you're trying to hard.
Kerry Li (7 months ago)
I noticed a majority of women in this video are wearing trousers and their jackets/coats are mostly styled with scarfs. Love the video but the street is very noisy!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Thank you Kerry. Yes this is Paris its good and its bad. Thank you so much for watching.
Muhammad Yasir (7 months ago)
i Love Paris ❤
Muhammad Yasir (7 months ago)
Danke schön ❤ ich liebe paris ❤
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Thank you so much. have a nice weekend.
daphne marais (7 months ago)
Thanks for all the tips , the pops of colour with the black , upgrading outfits with tailoring etc etc etc A lovely video indeed!
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Thank you Daphne. I really appreciate it.
Karen I (7 months ago)
Over the past couple of years (after reading Parisian Chic by ines de la Fressange) I finally have a wardrobe built around basic black and neutrals along with quality shoes and handbags!! I am still working on the Je na sais quoi confidence and attitude of the Parisian woman!!! Thank you for sharing! I could people watch for hours!!!❤️
Agnes Laufer (7 months ago)
Karen I , fantastique I love Ines and also Emmanuelle Alt. I built my wardrobe according to Alt outfits. Those people look beautiful. <3
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Dear Karen, to acquire that "je ne sais quoi" self confidence, hold your head high, throw your shoulders back, smile gently...you'll see the difference.
Debi Basile (7 months ago)
Love the looks. The worker was great.
Sadie DeSimone (18 days ago)
Debi Basile , looks like couple at 1:24 are American tourists? White sneakers on the man, woman with too many colors for French chic.
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
He was a sweetheart...
Inez (7 months ago)
And a lot of cross body bags as well. I didn't find your favorite look of style though...
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
She is at 3:35. Thank you.
Adele Elzinga (7 months ago)
Some really unsophisticated ugly handbags. I’m very surprised they don’t need to be designer to be attractive.
Laura Light (6 months ago)
I saw a lot of beautiful leather bags, Parisians are classic not trendy
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Parisians don't like logos, designer handbags, etc. A good quality leather handbag would do for them.
Karla B. (7 months ago)
40´s parisian women have a LOT of experience in fashion. Thank you for your videos now i´m learning a lot too.
ILoveParis (7 months ago)
Thank you Karla...

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