The book starts in 1986 as Lorrie falls in love with Antoine. At present time she keeps referring to her hairdo back then. We learn about the mullet, the kind of hairdo she had in that year. The mullet is a hairstyle that is short at the front and sides and long in the back.
When she goes to Nice, she goes to the Chagall Museum. The Musée Marc Chagall (National Museum or Chagall Biblical Message) is a French national museum dedicated to the work of painter Marc Chagall – essentially his works inspired by religion – located in Nice in the Alpes-Maritimes. Marc Zakharovich Chagall (6 July 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian–French artist. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.
She also sees the Matisse Gallery. The Musée Matisse in Nice is a national museum devoted to the work of French painter Henri Matisse. It gathers one of the world’s largest collections of his works, tracing his artistic beginnings and his evolution through his last works. Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter,
Lorrie also goes to Gasse to visit the two elderly sisters who owned the make-up company she works for. Grasse is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department on the French Riviera. The town is considered the world’s capital of perfume.