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La photo des trois soutiens gorge bleu blanc rouge!


La photographie de trois soutiens-gorge, captée par le correspondant de Reuters à Marseille  Jean-Paul Pélissier a connu un succès mondial sur les réseaux sociaux. Ces sous-vêtements étaient suspendus le vendredi 27 novembre à l’occasion de l’hommage national rendus aux victimes des attentats de Paris survenus le 13 novembre, alors que François Hollande avait demandé aux Français de « pavoiser leur fenêtre » partout dans le pays deux semaines après les événements.

La photo des trois soutiens gorge bleu blanc rouge!

The Reuter photo that traveled around the world: It was shot in Marseilles last weekend by Jean-Paul Pélissier after President Hollande asked French people to fly “le Tricolore” ( French Flag) to honor the victims of the terrorist attacks. Many were stumped and did not know where to find a French flag… I love the French spirit!

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Notre Belle Marianne 2013!


Marianne is a national emblem of France and an allegory of Liberty and Reason as well as one of the most prominent beloved symbols of the French Republic.

Marianne holds a place of honor in France in town halls and law courts and symbolizes the “Triumph of the Republic”.  Her bronze sculpture overlooks the Place de la Nation in Paris and her profile stands out on the official seal of the country, engraved on French Euro coins and appears on French postage stamps; it was also featured on the former franc currency.

Marianne represents the state and values of France and is much different from the other  French cultural symbol, the Coq Gaulois (Gallic rooster) representing France as a nation and its history, land, culture, as well as a variety of national sport disciplines.

Although both symbols are common emblems of France, neither Marianne nor the Coq Gaulois enjoys official status:  the flag of France, as named and described in Article 2 of the French constitution, is the only official emblem.

This is our beautiful Marianne 2013  as envisioned by French Fashion Designer Titelle Couture created on the spot in an elegant colorful dance of color & tulle at the Bastille Day Los Angeles Festival on July 14, 2013!

 

 

Photo Credits: (c) Guylaine S Gamble

 

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Starlette Cake™: Why French Women Don’t Get Fat!


In 1985, Parisian TV host (France 2)Michèle La Porta invented a way to eat without guilt and frustration. She created Starlette Cake™a delicious cake with no sugar, no butter, no flour, no eggs and no fat at all!  Could it be one of the secrets why French women don’t get fat!  Since then, all Paris has been addicted to Starlette Cake™! From famous artists, models, actresses and even journalists to regular people who rave about it and finally enjoy eating desserts without guilty side effects after pleasure.
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Since its creation, Starlette Cake™ has been featured in many publications including regular monthly features on the French ELLE Magazine.

Michele’s  Thé Cool Parisian restaurant where Starlette Cake™ was born is a real success story!  Michèle La Porta went on to become the head of her own daily cooking show specializing in light cuisine of course, on France 2 one of France’s leading TV Channel! Now L.A based, Michèle La Porta, is ready to share her successful knowledge with the American public with the launching of  Starlette Cake™  Lisa Vanderpump’s  SUR Lounge.

Meet the chef La Porta Michèle on  This is What Sweet Dreams are Made of
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