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La Rentrée

by habituallychic

09 . 07 . 10
The French have a lovely term for returning to normal life in September after their August vacation.  It’s called la rentrée and I think it’s a perfect name for today.  It was exactly a year ago today that I returned from Paris. These fabulous photos of Raquel Zimmermann by Terry Richardson shot in Paris reminded me of that wonderful trip.  I also love the outfits which are great look for transitioning into autumn.  I know the old fashion rules dictate that you can’t wear white after Labor Day but I think this rule is meant to be broken.  I am actually wearing white jeans today which can be worn for a few more days or weeks depending on the weather.  I think they look great with a blue shirt and navy blazer or an oatmeal colored cashmere sweater.  They are definitely helping me enjoy my rentrée!
Photos by Terry Richardson

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  1. Alice Olive September 7, 2010 | 4:12 pm

    (Due to technical problems, I’m re-posting. No need to duplicate if original is received….)

    A lovely way to start the week. Love the softness of this shoot. Very feminine.

  2. Cindy September 7, 2010 | 4:28 pm

    I am loving this post and rentrée. xo

  3. RendezVous September 7, 2010 | 4:37 pm

    tres très chic! great post! check out my blog i think you should like it!xo http://rendezvous26.blogspot.com/

  4. Meet Vanessa September 7, 2010 | 4:53 pm

    I love each of these ensembles and they are so easy to replicate for Fall! I am so inspired to add some great pieces to my fall wardrobe, except, I am 6 months pregnant!!! A girl can make believe for now….

  5. Caroline - Red Glasses September 7, 2010 | 4:58 pm

    Love a good blazer! Gorgeous pics. We call it “la rentrée” in Québec too. 🙂

    Caroline
    redglassesblog.com

  6. Tabitha September 7, 2010 | 5:26 pm

    I’m planning on wearing white jeans all winter – let’s break some rules!

    I’m off to Paris in December, I haven’t been for a few years any hint/tips?

  7. Olivia~ September 7, 2010 | 5:29 pm

    Fabulous! I love it…I would die and go to heaven to go to Paris!
    Hugs,
    Olivia

  8. Sandy at Ooh La Frou Frou September 7, 2010 | 5:29 pm

    Gorgeous pics and love, love, love the jacket in the fourth photo with all of the embellishments! Yum. Even though I wasn’t gone for August, I can pretend rentree if I wear clothes like this, no?

  9. Splendid Sass September 7, 2010 | 7:20 pm

    These photographs are beautiful. I agree with you on the white shirt and pants. It is 94 here today. I am going to wear as much white as I can. I d stop wearing white shoes only because I am tired of wearing them.
    Have a wonderful afternoon.
    Teresa

  10. Denise September 7, 2010 | 8:48 pm

    Oh my! it’s been a year I’ve been reading your blog!! I vividly recall reading your blog on what outfits you were going to take to Paris…your blog gets more enjoyable each day…

  11. designschematic September 7, 2010 | 9:58 pm

    I love white and wear it all year, I guess I can since I live in Los Angeles, but when I was in New York winter white worked just as well.
    Love the pictures,
    Thanks for sharing
    Firoozeh