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That girl is poison


Never trust a big butt and a smile.

Never trust a big butt and a smile.

Fave ‘eau de parfum’ since my mammie used it way back in the 80s. Once went to buy a bottle, and Dior lady said quite patronizingly, “Its a bit strong for young girls, its more for older ladies.”
We’ll… feck you betch! I got a huge one fo’ free from my obichan’s friend who works at Duty Free. NO commission for you!

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Where there’s a will, there must be a wild child.

Lou Doillon

I’m not usually one for those French girls with long wavy brown hair and natural beauty look, there are too many of them and duh, they all look the same, BUT Lou Doillon is way more interesting then any of them. She’s Jane Birkin’s daughter (so she gets to get away with that iconic look, because her mama was the original), so obviously half-sister to Charlotte Gainsbourg, she had baby with some ‘musician’ when she was 19 and named it Marlowe Jack Tiger, and got a tattoo when she was 11. Ja ja, maybe she did grow up in privilege, but at least she went nuts with it.

She did a spread for French Playboy (which is, lets be honest, porn for gay men and fashion girlies, which is to say no straight guy would really be into unless they also have an affinity for Dior and Marie Antoinette), that was very pretty.

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Jean de Florette & Manon of the Spring

These movies are why I don’t know French. Instead of teaching me Fran-sez, a public school system employee made me watch these two movies, which took up at least two weeks of class time. Here’s what I learned: Continue reading

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