How to Get French Style at Home
Would you like your home to look a little more à la mode? Erin Swift, author of French Accents: At Home with Parisian Objects and Details
shares seven easy strategies.
Photos: Jonny Valiant
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Give an Old Piece a New Home
"French style is all about being creative and incorporating some surprise into a room,"
says Erin Swift. For instance, you could bring an armoire—like this Napoleon III bibliothèque from 1860—into the bathroom, where it can serve as a linen closet to hold toiletries and extra towels.