• Elevate Your Mind: Small Ways To Be More Chic

    A lovely way to be more chic and elevate your mind is to expand your horizons by learning new things and exposing yourself to fresh ideas. Elevating your mind adds a layer of sophistication to your life, it adds depth. It raises your conversation and makes you more interesting – to yourself as well as others. Early in the lockdown…

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  • Be More Interesting: Talk About Your Interests

    I used to have a fairly typical relationship with my hairstylist. We’d greet each other warmly, discuss what he’d be doing with my cut, then settle into bland chit-chat, often… Read More

  • Have Fewer Things (Plus: A Declutter Secret)

    When we visualize our most stylish and elegant selves, we tend not to be tripping over discarded toys or screeching profanities because we can’t find the phone charger again. No.… Read More

  • Don’t Be Frumpy: My 3 Anti-Frump Rules

    Mes belles, to live a chic life, don’t be frumpy. What do I mean by frumpy? The proper question is: what do you mean by frumpy? Being chic is about… Read More

  • 12 Ways To Live A Chic Life | New 12-Week Series

    Each Friday I’ll post a new topic with ideas for adding a touch of style, simplicity, and self-care to your chic life. And each week there’ll be a Chic Life… Read More

  • Cheer Up: 3 Lists To Make You Feel Better Right Now

    Lists help you live a chic life. They guide you to choose and curate – important for expressing your style. They offer a semblance of control in an unpredictable world… Read More

  • CHIC AT HOME: 6 Ways To Have More Style

    Welcome to my new Chic At Home series – ideas and inspiration to help you have more style, embrace simplicity, and practice self-care as we stay home in lockdown, isolation, quarantine,… Read More

The ‘Chic Life’ Philosophy

To live by conscious choice and not convention or habit. To have less, but better quality. To do more of what matters and less of everything else. To live with grace, elegance, style. To show love, kindness, compassion. To experience inner peace and joy…  Read More

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C’est Moi, Michele

Salut, I'm Michele. For me, 'chic' is more than how you look - it's how you do everything. A chic life is personal style, an organized home, elegance, confidence, living well, self-care, minimalism, joyful work, and happy relationships. And it all starts with knowing who you are. Thank you for joining me! Read More