Le mode d’emploi

Ever notice how chic French women seem to know exactly what to do with a scarf? If you feel like you’re all thumbs or you want to expand your knotty repertoire, check out 25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes by Wendy Nguyen. This clever video quickly demonstrates 25 options and then allows you to click on a tutorial for a more slowly paced explanation. In under five minutes, you’ll be as Parisian chic as Christine Lagarde, the new head of the International Monetary Fund and inveterate scarf wearer.

Today’s expression, le mode d’emploi (luh mode demplau) means “the instructions.” When the noun is la mode it means fashion.  So, Wendy’s giving us le mode d’emploi about la mode.

About Patricia Gilbert

Patricia Gilbert is a French teacher. She's Canadian, lives in the United States, but dreams of living in France. Follow her on Instagram @Onequalitythefinest and on Twitter @1qualthefinest.
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