Her thing is art, culture, and politics. She cultivates herself the same way she cares for her radishes growing on the balcony – that is, with love. Watering can in hand, she’ll tell you how the last film to win the Palme d’Or is rotten tomatoes. But she probably hasn’t even seen it. The Parisienne already knows what she must think: the opposite of what you think, no matter what.
A signature item never gives itself away.
It transcends fashion.
It is discreet – the letters of the alphabet (two Cs, a large D; the combination of Y, S, and L) belong on an ophthalmologist’s chart. For the Parisienne, luxury should never be spelled out.
A Parisienne always has a good reason to be sitting on a bench.
When she wants to read a book and to be seen reading a book.
Nudity must be treated like an apparition.
Like a game between lovers, it must never feel gratuitous or mundane, it must never be taken for granted.
It should always be meaningful.
A mother’s advice on love
Always be prepared, he could be just around the corner.
Be financially independent, so that you love only for love.
Just because you have only one life doesn’t mean you should be afraid of wasting it.