FRENCH FRIDAY #45: Tête-à-Tête

LA TASSE DE CAFE | FASHIONABLE FRENCH VOCABULARY sponsored by KatyBelle Boutique

Tête-à-Tête   
French Pronounciation:  |tet ah tet|

Definition :  
a face to face private conversation, a "heart to heart" 

As I'm having my morning tasse de cold brew, I'm wishing I was enjoying it with my mom because Sunday is Mother's Day. Well, if she were here, she'd be having iced tea with lots of ice, lemon and Sweet-n-low, but that's another story. Are you by any chance lucky enough to have a tête-à-tête scheduled with your mom this Mother's Day? What's a tête-à-tête, you ask?



tête-à-tête is French for a face to face private conversation or a "heart to heart". Literally, it translates to "head to head", but, as usual, it sounds so much better in French! I wonder if Simone and Any Lynn have had any tête-à-têtes lately...

Simone: Amy Lynn, lately I've been feeling bad about how I'm always so mean to you. I'm sorry I can be such a b*^ch sometimes.

Amy Lynn:  It's ooo...kayyy... 

Simone: Well, that sure was a great tête-à-tête

Amy Lynn: That's it? Aren't you gonna beg for my forgiveness?

Simone: Hells no! What do you expect me to do- change overnight?

Too bad Simone doesn't know what a real tête-à-tête is. Well, in any case, I hope you get to have a tête-à-tête with your mom this weekend, and if you do, I hope it's not a b*^chfest like that one was and that you tell your mom you love her!

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Jenée Sais Quoi here: 
Once my friend, Ophelia, gave me these tiny baby vases and said, "these will be perfect for a tête-à-tête. In this way the flower arrangement will not get in the way of this very sentimental chat. They are just enough of a conversation piece, without intruding on the conversation.
You know what else is perfect for a tête-à-tête - a tasse de café. Recently Mlle Love and I went to Café Couleur in Park Slope in our outfits from Katybelle Boutique. These outfits would be very sweet for a tête-à-tête with your mom on Mother's day or any occasion that you want to look like a sweet treat.

J'adore top $35 on Mlle Love and Bold Colorblock sheath $55 on JSQ







Bold Color Block Sheath styled with black and white scarf & Mignon Faget Heir Cuff
A little glitter heel for flair



J'adore shirt - this is how you open Sugar in the Raw





J'adore shirt styled with Black Pencil skirt and cinched with Gucci Logo belt

JSQ in Bold Colorblock Sheath and Mlle Love in J'adore shirt
Time to pay the bill - Bag designed my JSQ 


Photography by Peter Koloff 

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The Origin of "La Tasse de Café", French for "the cup of coffee"
is a morning radio show out of Ville Platte, Louisiana on KVPI-FM
My dad listens to it regularly to keep up with his Cajun French as he now doesn't have much opportunity to speak it in Louisiana where the language is disappearing. 
Since I'm from Cajun land in Louisiana - with a serious interest in fashion - and Mademoiselle Love, a Louisiana girl too, - is in love with everything French and everything coffee - it was only fitting we pay tribute to our roots and our new found loves with a weekly Fashion French lesson.
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Tune in to KVPI every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning at 8:45AM (NY time) for your Cajun  French lesson and come back to the blog every Friday for more Fashionable French lessons.