Flâ·neur

WHAT IS A FLÂNEUR?
Flâ·neur
Fläˈnər,-ˈnœr/

Flâneur (pronounced: [flɑnœʁ]), from the French noun flâneur, means “stroller”, “lounger”, “saunterer”, or “loafer”. Flânerie refers to the act of strolling, with all of its accompanying associations. A near-synonym is boulevardier.The flâneur was, first of all, a literary type from 19th century France, essential to any picture of the streets of Paris. The word carried a set of rich associations: the man of leisure, the idler, the urban explorer, the connoisseur of the street. source: wikipedia

The Modern Flâneure is a term that parlays Baudelaire’s 19th century man-of-the-street into a more contemporary millennial woman: sartorially impeccable (or just average – a girl does what she can,) street-savvy and navigating her way through an ever-modernizing social landscape.

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