The 5 Pieces Every French Girl Has In Her Wardrobe

Scroll through the Instagram feeds of today’s coolest French girls (Jeanne Damas, et al) and you’ll see there’s a specific outfit trending among the Gallic crew. Consisting of five obsession-worthy wardrobe staples, the combination results in an effortlessly chic ensemble that’s equal parts feminine and cool. Discover the essentials ahead, and channel your inner Parisienne with ease this summer.


The Ultimate French-Girl Outfit

Front-Tie Blouse

The It top of the season among French girls, a printed front-tie blouse is both flirty and summery.

Cropped Straight-Leg Jeans

Never taking denim (or anything) too seriously, Gallic girls love calf-grazing jeans in a roomy, vintage-inspired, straight-leg silhouette.

Espadrille Sandals

A great alternative to heels during warm weather, espadrille wedges provide height and European charm.

Straw Bag

A woven top-handle carryall is a must-have for summer.

Cat-Eye Sunglasses

A bit of retro flair completes the French-girl look.