The term chic means fashionable or stylish; it also refers to an assertiveness
and confidence in dress.
Chic is both an adjective and a noun: you can be chic
and have chic. Remember that chic is used more frequently to
describe women than men (chic woman = dapper man).
A chic woman is not a slave to fashion, but
rather adapts current styles to her own personality.
Chic can also mean ‘fashionable’ and ‘stylish’ in regard to
things other than fashion, e.g., a chic apartment.
Carol has a natural chic that comes with being French:
she could accessorize a burlap bag and come off looking