On May 15, 1893 Colette married Henry Gauthier-Villars, named Willy, in Châtillon-Coligny. The young couple moved in Paris, 55 quai des Grands Augustins above the Gauthier-Villars bookshop.
They moved in 28 rue Jacob. Thanks to her husband, she met writers, journalists, painters, politicians: Anatole France, Marcel Proust, Marcel Schwob, Gabriel Fauré, Vincent d'Indy...
Beginning of her writings.
Publication of Claudine à l’école (Claudine at school) under the signature of Willy.
Colette began mime course with George Wague. She met Mathilde de Morny, marquise de Belbeuf, named Missy.
The captain Colette died in Châtillon-Coligny.