Just in time for Paris Fashion Week, a new book, Paris Street Style, offers tips on how to acheive that certain je ne sais quoi.
She never finishes her soup and she wears a toweling robe with a certain je ne sais quoi.
I don't know what that means, but I love that sort of—of—of—je ne sais quoi, in short!
Tout le reste a je ne sais quoi de chimrique et souvent de trs-funeste.
There is something about you, Tweeny, there is a je ne sais quoi about you.
A raven hopping about the casks gives a je ne sais quoi, a cachet, to the premises.
And not one has the beginnings of the polished charm of manner, the fire of glance, the je ne sais quoi of Mrs. Hunt Maclean.
But there was a je ne sais quoi in their behaviour to-day, which begins to alarm my suspicion.
But there was a je ne sais quoi in the whole cut of your jib as familiar to me as rolls and coffee.
"A 'je ne sais quoi young man,'" quotes the younger Miss Beresford, with a sneer.
"an inexpressible something," French, literally "I do not know what."
[T]hey are troubled with the je-ne-scay-quoy, that faign themselves sick out of niceness but know not where their own grief lies, or what ayls them. [Thomas Blount, "Glossographia," 1656]
That little something; a quality that eludes description: “The Mona Lisa's smile has a certain je ne sais quoi.” From French, meaning “I don't know what.”