The delights of French fashion are never-ending, from contemporary streetwear to delicate details, both French ladies and gentlemen have signature styles. Clean-cut shapes and neutral colour palettes are a must for garcons, and when it comes to how to dress like a French woman, less is most definitely more. Some of our favourite ready-to-wear brands hail from the fashion capital including A.P.C, Balmain and Maison Margiela to name a few.
Read on for the five foolproof rules of Parisian style and who we’ve awarded a place in our top five Parisian style heroes.
How to dress like a French woman
#1 Less is more
A simple white shirt and a good pair of quality denim jeans go a long way. Solidified from an early age, French women have nailed the purposely undone look. Making it seem as though they’ve spent all of 10 minutes on their look but effortlessly conveying cool girl vibes – it’s truly an art. Spoiler alert, they actually spent just as long in the mirror as you and I.