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Bastille Day: Celebrating French Beauty

by Laura Chabal
14th Jul 2015

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard

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To celebrate Bastille Day we have decided to honour beautiful French women.

French beauty is characterised by elegance, simplicity and a ‘natural make-up’. For our favourite French Ladies, we have chosen Lea Seydoux who you’ll be seeing in the next James Bond movie, Charlotte Gainsbourg who is a very renown singer and actress, Juliette Binoche who you might recognise from the lovely movie Chocolat,?Sophie Marceau, the very beautiful Vanessa Paradis, Audrey Tautou who played in the beautifully French movie Amelie, Eva Green, the young and beautiful Marine Vacht well known for her role in Jeune et Jolie, one of our french style icons Caroline de Maigret, Flore Bonaventura and the wonderful Marion Cotillard.

Have a browse through our gallery and enjoy these fabulous French icons.

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