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Vanessa Paradis says French women inspire each other to be stylish

0 Comments 03 June 2010


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The actress – who was raised in the suburbs of Paris – doesn’t think France’s capital is any more fashionable than other cities, it’s just that their way of life makes their clothes more accessible. She said: “I don’t think French women have more style. Maybe it’s because
Paris is a city where you walk in. In America, everyone drives, and you cannot see what anyone is wearing when they are locked in a car. Here, everyone checks out each other. We communicate with clothes here more and, as a result, inspire one another.”

The 37-year-old beauty – who is one of the faces of French fashion house Chanel – also revealed how she has given up smoking to help stop the aging process.

She told Britain’s Harper’s Bazaar magazine: “I quit smoking roll-ups, which helps enormously; that’s it. I do drink lots of water, though I like wine – Bordeaux.”

Vanessa – who has two children, Lily-Rose, 11, and eight-year-old Jack with partner Johnny Depp – currently splits her time between France and the US.

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