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
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.
A great alternative to heels during warm weather, espadrille wedges provide height and European charm.
A woven top-handle carryall is a must-have for summer.
A bit of retro flair completes the French-girl look.