Jenna Lyons On Etiquette / Love Style Life

2 years ago by

Aaaaaaah, Jenna. I’m not going to lie, in the last few years, Jenna has become one of my dearest friends. She’s one of the greatest girls in the world — she’s funny, humble, sweet, loyal, and fantastic. And she’s got an insane wardrobe, where we sometimes spend hours together.

On top of all of that, she’s great when it comes to helping her poor little lost French friend get by in New York society. Jenna is the queen of modern elegance, and I can’t even count the number of desperate texts I’ve sent her (“How should I respond to this email? Should I send flowers? When?”) So I thought she would be absolutely perfect for answering my questions about elegance in Love Style Life. Here are her responses, in the video.

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  • J’adore cette femme, elle incarne la réussite , le respect des valeurs et plus encore. Merci pour cet agréable moment

  • Good Intention is the key world for doing all good…….so even if you do a mistake it’s forgiven…Jenna has the hard work of teaching the Americans about elegance..which is absolutely Not an american quality they have many greats quality but this one………Elegance and good manners are 2 different things !!good manners you can learn ..if you are lucky to have parents who teach you..or……but elegance is something more natural …you have it or you don’t and it’s not about the dress it’s about the way you walk you are….it’s like a perfume you can ‘t explain…..
    xoxo
    Yael Guetta

    http://www.ftwwl.com

  • Elegance isn’t an American quality? Ever heard of Jacqueline Onassis, Grace Kelly, CZ Guest, and Diana Vreeland among others?

  • I know plenty of truly elegant Americans. Elegant people don’t often push to be noticed, however, so perhaps this is why you haven’t noticed them.

  • J’ai adoré cette vidéo!
    J’adorais écrire des lettres petite, envoyer des cartes. Mais l’ère d’Internet est arrivée, ensuite celle des téléphones portables, des sms et depuis, j’ai complètement perdu l’habitude d’écrire des mots, d’envoyer des lettres et des cartes. Je trouve ça dommage car c’est tellement plus personnel… Je me dis tout le temps qu’il faut que je m’y remette mais je ne prends jamais le temps!!! Il faudrait que ce soit ma bonne résolution de 2016!
    Bon dimanche, Xxx

    Petite and So What

  • She sounds very nice. What happend to Jcrew, anyway? Their stuff is unwearable.

  • What a gorgeous woman she is ! Such a inspiration !

    xx

  • I love Jenna Lyons. Every interview I saw her she always look so chic but also so nice.

  • Thanks for sharing your talk about elegance-etiquette with Jenna. I’m a huge fan of the hand-written note, too.

  • Jenna’s point if view was spot on. Yes, real thank you notes are still important!

  • I love this interview, it’s great to see more of her personality and style. Are people really not writing cards anymore? I adore handwritten notes, it’s just a nice, simple touch.

  • Une bien belle et délicate personne, rien que l’intonation de sa voix est apaisante. Qui ne rêverait pas de la compter au nombre de ses amies… ;-) Une video très instructive au passage pour la (relativement) récente New Yorkaise que je suis, et qui bataille encore parfois avec les questions d’étiquette!

  • J’ai beaucoup aimé la vidéo.
    C’est une personne très inspirante je trouve et toujours très classe.

  • Oh my goodness! I just found my new great inspiration! I’ve been following J.Crew and drooling over their newsletters for the past few years, but had no idea Jenna is the creative mastermind behind all of this goodness!
    Thanks for the fun interview. Just watched another great one as well. Gosh so friendly and elegant. Let’s all be like this! Hooray!

  • Génial, elle est une vraie professionnalise dans son métier. C’est super important d’avoir une vraie amie mentor qui est là pour toi.
    xo xo from Paris
    http://www.rosesinparis.com

  • Sandrine from Toulouse November, 23 2015, 6:49 / Reply

    Une femme inspirante… beaucoup d’élégance et d’humilité … Ce vers quoi on voudrait tendre.
    Merci pour cette découverte :-)

  • J’adore cette vidéo et ce que dit Jenna est rassurant car j’attache aussi énormément d’importance à la politesse, aux valeurs de la bonne éducation sans être psychorigide non plus. Et je trouve que cela se perd beaucoup. En plus de cela je trouve qu’elle incarne la mode de manière sublime, elle a un style dingue et qui me parle. Il y a du niveau et c’est inspirant. Elle a une grande classe naturelle, elle a tout compris. Merci de nous faire partager ces rencontres.

  • I wish she closed one more button on that shirt…. this made me nervous. bit distracting!

  • Beautiful

  • I think Yael is so right with her comment. Jenna seems a lovely person, but did observe she didn’t look at Garance very much when she spoke. Also both grabbed the teacup like it was a flower pot!!!

  • I love this type of educational videos, I really appreciate this elegance tips!

    -maria
    http://thestoryletters.com/

  • J’ai cherche Jenna Lyons sur internet et fait defile un grand nombre de ses photos plus inspirantes les unes que les autres.
    Quel style fabuleux !

  • Great interview but one small thing ( not that I care) They both have a very elegant teacup in front of them, but sadly both don’t how to elegantly take it by its handle and sip the tea!!!!

  • Lisa Walker November, 24 2015, 10:50 / Reply

    All the interviews are great but this one really spoke to me. Plus, Jenna is the style queen….

  • L’étiquette et les bonnes manières sont tellement différentes d’un pays à l’autre. Ces subtilités me passionnent !
    Où peut-on trouver des chroniques de Jenna Lyons à ce sujet? ou une interview peut-être?

    Bien que je ne devrais pas porter de toast (pour les raisons évoquées ici : http://apprendre-les-bonnes-manieres.com/comment-porter-un-toast-dans-les-regles-de-lart/ )
    Je lève mon verre à la sortie de ton livre Garance ! J’ai hâte de le découvrir :)

  • She is very nice, thanks for the interview :) !

  • I LOVE her, she’s so chic and smart. She’s the woman I want to be when I grow up! (Even though I’m a grown-up already) Garance, thanks so much for all the inspirations from your around-the-book video interviews! <3

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