How To Nail Summer Style Like A French Girl

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When it comes to looking effortlessly stylish, French girls have it down. With their impeccable taste and curated wardrobe of go-to pieces, they all display that je ne sais quoi aesthetic that reads both feminine and cool. And with summer’s warm weather, now’s the perfect time for us to channel their signature looks via lightweight separates and of-the-moment accessories that are quintessentially Gallic (think high-waisted denim, floaty blouses and straw totes). Ahead, four très-chic outfit formulas that’ll have everyone mistaking you for a Parisian. Oui, oui.

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French-Girl Summer Style

A straight-leg denim-and-front-tie-top combo is one that French girls are wearing daily right now. Complete the look with bright slip-on pumps and a ladylike structured raffia bag.

Malmo Rattan Bag

$92

Loeil

Delmara Pump

$269

Club Monaco

Tomcat in True Confessions

$235

Mother

Leon Blouse

$115

Rouje

For a charming daytime ensemble, opt for a matching linen top and skirt set rendered in a pretty pastel hue. Accessorize with abstract gold statement earrings, leather mules and a classic top-handle carryall.

Jay Mule

$175

Intentionally Blank

Capri Linen Wrap Skirt

$80

Lisa Says Gah

Capri Linen Tie Top

$70

Lisa Says Gah

Bella Earrings

$110

Seaworthy

Metropolitan Leather Top-Handle Bag

$945

Monsur Gavriel

A printed V-neck mini with sleeves is the dress style for summer. French girls love to team the staple with lace-up espadrilles, white oval sunnies and a woven straw tote.

Little Straw Bag

$82

Pixie Market

McKinley Round Sunglasses

$185

Elizabeth and James

Platform Gladiator Sandal

$89

Soludos

The Ozzie Dress

$170

Realisation Par

A jumpsuit is another way Frenchies love to rock denim. Layer a thin tee underneath, slip on vibrant block-heel sandals and add a mini top-handle for some final European flair.

Wooden Clasp Bag

$148

The Frankie Shop

The Giselle Jumpsuit

$218

AG

1960s Slim T-Shirt

$76

Re/Done Originals x Hanes

Stella Sandal

$132

Matisse