- Buy the UK edition of A Guide to Elegance
‘Reprinted with an ironic twinkle.’ Observer
‘Charming and entertaining…The perfect gift for anyone who fancies themselves a cut above Trinny and Susannah’s sartorial sniping.’ Express
Featured as one of the ‘Books of 2003’ in the Daily Mail, The Times and the Independent.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Madame Genevieve Antoine Dariaux has spent most of her life in Paris, but now lives in the South of France. Even as a child she preferred to accompany her mother to the dressmaker’s rather than go to the movies. Her talent for design and making costume jewellery led her to open her own fashion house, and her success led eventually to Nina Ricci, where she was the directrice for many years.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
This book is incredibly wearing (no pun intended) and the author annoying and pretentious. This was nowhere near as helpful as "How to look chic and elegant" or as much... Read morePublished 7 days ago by English Guru
I'm fortunate to still have my copy of Madame Dariaux's Elegance which was given to me by my mother in the 1960s. It has been my bible of style ever since. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jenny Mackenzie
Did you ever wonder why French women have a world wide reputation for being the best dressed women ? Because there are rules -- and this book shares them. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Coco
I love this book. The information is very useful and it is a real guide to elegance! It covers most of the topics for everything and every occasion (beach, cocktail party, day,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Natalia
Bought this for my wife and after only reading twenty or so pages she had made a list of items she needs to buy and has already ordered two of them from amazon. Read morePublished 10 months ago by jb007
Excellent book about elegance. It is nicely organized and lot's of good advice!
Even though consider knowledgeable about this area but have learned a lot from this book. Read more
Amongst my collection of style books this one stands out in its singularity: how to be Elegant. Obviously today its direct relevance is limited, but I took it's central dictate to... Read morePublished 18 months ago by SantaSays
This book is truly precious and should be a basic item on each woman's library. It covers, in an alphabetical order, important subjects and tips on how to achieve true elegance. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Ana Karenina