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6 Style Rules French Fashion Editors All Follow

When the fashion crowd convenes for fashion month, it's instantly obvious who hails from which country. The Italian editors arrive at shows dressed to the nines in bright prints and sky-high heels. The editors from New York pack pieces from their…
By Aemilia Madden

How 7 Black And Latina French Girls Reckon With Parisian Beauty Ideals

As a woman of color, finding the right products and treatments can be a challenge. The industry is starting to catch up (thanks, Rihanna!), but unfortunately, not everyone knows how to handle melanin-kissed skin and kinkier hair textures. Since I’m…
By Janell Hickman

This $50 Rug From French Connection’s New Home Collection Looks Like An Expensive Vintage Find

Over the years, it's pretty likely that you or at least one of your friends has donned a design by French Connection. The apparel brand has long been known for its fashion-forward pieces with wide appeal, and it's now taking its talents into the…
By Zoe Ward

This Unexpected French-Girl Style Trend Is SO Practical

There's no dress code when sitting front row at a fashion show, but industry insiders take fashion week style very seriously. When walking into a show means being mobbed by street style photographers only to enter a room of peers sure to bring their…
By Aemilia Madden

Rachel Zoe's Interpretation Of French Style Doesn't Involve Stripes

Leave it to Rachel Zoe to interpret fashion's French style obsession through a hyper-glamorous lens. The designer's 30th collection was inspired by Paris and the South of France, specifically St. Tropez, but there was nary a striped top in sight.…
By Nicky Deam

French Girls — And New York Girls — Will Love This Collab For Fall

New York and Paris are cities with their own distinct styles, but with a little creativity, it's easy to bring the two together. Enter the genius new match-up launching Wednesday, Sept. 6: Cult French brand Sézane and Sea New York's fall…
By Aemilia Madden

These 5 French Brands Are Perfect For Summer

We’re never not striving to be French. For summer, even more so—hello, basket bags, boater hats and breezy wrap dresses! As bona fide Francophile’s, we’ve got a few things down pat when it comes to emulating Parisian style, but more than emulate,…
By Laura Lajiness

The Number-One French Girl Outfit For When You Don’t Have Anything To Wear

When we catch wind of a trick that promises to get us out the door quickly and stylishly, our interest is piqued. So when Gigi Hadid shared an expert tip she follows whenever she can’t get dressed for an event, we took note. Bestowed upon her by…
By Laura Lajiness

Why We Can’t Stop Wearing French Bikinis—And 15 Styles To Shop Now

We’re constantly on the hunt for that cool French girl style: that je ne sais quoi that all Parisian women are seemingly born with that ensures that they always look good, whether they’re wearing straight-leg jeans or a cocktail dress. Morning,…
By Avery Matera

6 Style Secrets All French Girls Know

No matter how chic you think you are, it’s a sure bet your Parisian counterpart has one up on you. We have found the perfect ballet flats, equally mastered the art of the blazer and the leather jacket, and yet still can’t quite capture that je ne…
By Avery Matera

The Outfit Formulas French Girls Are Obsessed With For Summer

Summer Style, S'il Vous Plaît While we’re certainly obsessed with French-girl style year-round, there’s something about the vision of a Parisian summer that makes a Gallic look all the more aspirational. French women have a knack for simplifying…
By Lauren Black

Mila Kunis Just Debuted The Perfect French-Girl Haircut

Since fall of last year, Mila Kunis has been making consistent waves with that marvelous mane of hers. Transitioning from lob to bob to lob again, the actress literally goes where the wind blows (or cuts?) when it comes to her strands—and it seems…
By Angela Melero

The Makeup Secrets French Girls Swear By

Oui Oui! One thing we can all agree on is that French women manage to look effortless all the time. So how exactly do they pull this off? It's not exactly rocket science, but they definitely have a few tried-and-true tricks up their sleeves that…
By Andrea Marie

The Best Straw Bags To Channel Your Inner French Girl

No bag is as quintessentially summer as one made of straw. From baskets à la Jane Birkin to artisanal raffia to neatly woven wicker, the warm-weather accessory is a fashion-girl favorite, not to mention a French-girl signature—and we’re all about…
By Laura Lajiness

8 Foolproof Style Tips From This Cult French Brand

If you’re not aware by now, Sézane is currently the ultimate destination for stylish girls everywhere. Founded by Morgane Sézalory, the affordable label offers French luxury sans the hefty price tag via a quintessentially Gallic selection of…
By Amy Lee

This French Girl Haircut Is About To Be Everywhere

When Lily Aldridge posted her new long, straight Jane Birkin-y bangs on Instagram this month, we had a collective sigh of “want.” Especially in her vintage ringer T-shirt, the whole ’70s vibe felt both sexy, cool, easy, and suddenly very on-trend.…
By Coveteur

7 Tricks That Make French Women Look So…French

Two of our favorite French-inspired brands, Clé de Peau and La Ligne, had a brain meld for an adorable, stripy makeup pouch (see below) stocked with two gorgeous little beauty products. (Set that calendar alert—it goes on sale next week.)…
By Coveteur

Netflix’s New Comedy Is Being Touted As A French Sex And The City

We don’t even bother pretending to not be obsessed with the beauty, fashions and lifestyle of chic French girls like model Jeanne Damas, blogger Garance Doré and makeup artist Violette. So when we heard that Netflix is cooking up a new romantic…
By Ashley Tibbits

Selena Gomez Just Got The French-Girl Bangs We’ve Had On Our Pinterest Boards

Every woman (famous or not) abides by the same post-breakup ritual: totally switching up her look. In fact, the first thing Selena Gomez did after her split with The Weeknd (but not before being photographed kissing her famous ex-boyfriend, of…
By Stephanie Montes

This Affordable French-Girl Brand Has A Cardigan With A 30,000-Person Waiting List

If there’s one thing we’re unapologetically obsessed with, it’s French-girl style. That elusive je ne sais quoi is every bit our style goal. So, it’s no surprise affordable French label Sézane has peaked our interest, most recently because it has a…
By Laura Lajiness

How To Date Like A French Girl

It’s no secret we’re obsessed with the effortless style and beauty of French women. There is, however, one other important thing for which they seem to possess an innate talent, and that is charming the opposite sex (to such an extent that the book…
By Erin Nicole

These Are The Boots Every French Girl Owns

Next to straight-leg denim and front-tie satin blouses, ankle boots are one of the items French girls wear most. We get it. They’re easy to pull on, perfectly versatile and complement an effortlessly polished aesthetic. Gallic ladies reach for…
By Amy Lee

The Gorgeous French Riviera Wedding That’s Literally All Over Instagram

“Pics or it didn’t happen” seemed to be the theme for Rachel Crane’s weekend wedding. The CNN space and science correspondent married investment banker Andrew Marks (whose father is billionaire Howard Marks, NBD) on the French Riviera—and true to…
By Samantha McDonald

This French Girl Had The Wedding Of Your Dreams, So You May As Well Elope

When Vogue coverage of a wedding kicks off by announcing that the bride and groom were able to secure a venue—the Palace of Versailles—that even Kim and Kanye couldn’t, you know the rest of the story is going to be deliciously over-the-top. The…
By Erin Nicole

The French-Girl Makeup Trick We Never Knew Existed

It’s no secret that we love French women and the beauty they exude every minute of every day. Makeup artist Violette may shift between her homeland and the States, but that doesn’t mean she’s left her French beauty secrets behind. She recently…
By Andrea Marie

The French-Girl Outfits We’re Copying ASAP

-We’ve made it to Paris, and Fashion Month‘s finale is rife with colorful outfits right out the gate. Starting the week with major shows like Christian Dior and Saint Laurent, It girls brought their A-game to the street-style scene, donning…
By Laura Lajiness

The One Trend All French Girls Are Obsessed With

We’re forever after Frenchwomen’s effortless style, and for fall, they’ve unanimously claimed one piece as a total must-have: the checked blazer. We’ve already waxed poetic about renewed versions of this wardrobe staple for the current season, and…
By Laura Lajiness

7 Beauty Mistakes French Women Never Make

On the topic of French women, we know we’re not the only ones who wonder how they look so damn flawless, all the time. What we learned is, it’s less about what they do, and more about all the things they don’t do—they are known for being effortless,…
By Stephanie Montes

3 French-Girl Ways To Dress Up Your Jeans

We’re pretty certain jeans occupy the most space in every French girl’s wardrobe. The easy staple is the cornerstone of Gallic style for any season. Thus, these ladies are the ultimate inspiration when we want to elevate our own jeans—whether…
By Amy Lee

This Hair Color Trend Will Be Huge, Thanks To French Girls

Marion Cotillard is our classic French-girl muse. The brunette bombshell has kept her mane on the dark side for many of her acting roles. While she's experimented with lighter shades in the past, it was refreshing to see her step out in Milan…
By Andrea Marie

This French-Girl Hairstyle Is Trending On Pinterest, And We’re Obsessed With It

When it comes to plotting our next haircut, we prepare for the chop with tons of inspiration in hand. And when it’s time to narrow things down to one look, we turn to the mecca of all things inspiring: Pinterest. (You know you do it, too.) If you’ve…
By Stephanie Montes

Selena Gomez Just Wore The French-Girl Brand We’re Obsessed With

To achieve French-girl status, you need a brand that epitomizes the look—and no one nails it quite like Rouje. Founded by French model and Jane Birkin look-alike Jeanne Damas, the brand has been all over Instagram for good reason. With its lineup of…
By Amy Lee

10 Tips For Decorating Your Home Like A French Girl

We know this makes us a cliché, but we’re obsessed with the French. We want to be like them. We don’t know why, but it’s just a thing, so much so that we recently put together a fairly comprehensive guide to being as French-girl as possible. And…
By Erin Nicole

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…
By Amy Lee

The Trendy Hairstyle French Girls Can’t Stop Wearing, According To Pinterest

We're just as obsessed with French girls as the next person, especially when it comes to best beauty practices. These women have a low-maintenance approach to their look (and everything else) that isn't just fresh, it's ahead of the trends. In fact,…
By Andrea Marie

H&M Announces French-Girl Collab—Ready Your Credit Cards

H&M knows its way around a designer collaboration but has never done so with a cult retailer—until now. Parisian department store (and French-girl style hub) Colette has teamed up with H&M Studio to create a capsule of nine achingly cool fall…
By Nicky Deam

7 Candles That Are (Almost) Better Than A French Vacation

If we had the choice between a trip to the South of France or a candle, obviously we would pick the vacation. But, alas, we’re confined by things like “money” and our “job”—aka adult responsibilities that don’t allow us to travel on a whim like an…
By Allie Flinn

How To Nail Summer Style Like A French Girl

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…
By Amy Lee

A French Skincare Brand Sells 22 Bottles Of This Face Mist Every Hour

If you took a look at our desks, bags and/or nightstands, you're pretty much guaranteed to find a bottle of face mist (or two) at any given time. Always refreshing and packed with the most hydrating ingredients and relaxing aromas, there's no easier…
By Stephanie Montes

The French Girl’s Guide To The 5 Best Brunches In The World

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, we can’t help but think about brunch. Yes, you read that right—the day on which we’re supposed to honor the women who birthed and raised us mostly just makes us think about food. So sue us! And since one of our…
By Erin Nicole

The Ultimate Guide To Being As “French Girl” As Possible

As often as we try to tell ourselves that our obsession with French women is unwarranted, and that they’re just women like we are, doing the best they can to live well-rounded lives and look chic while doing so, we can’t help but feel this longing…
By Erin Nicole

The French Girl Trick For Getting The Perfect Cat Eye

We have to admit, we’re guilty of obsessing over French girls just as much as you are. Apart from their ever-present cool-girl vibes, they know their stuff when it comes to beauty. Whether it be haircare, skincare or makeup, when they share their…
By Andrea Marie

9 Denim Pieces Every French Girl Will Be Wearing This Season

When we’re seeking to channel modern French-girl style, Parisian brand Maje is always our go-to. So when we heard the line was launching a denim capsule—the cornerstone of every Gallic wardrobe—you know we were already obsessed. By reinventing…
By Amy Lee

The Surprising Lessons I Learned From Eating Like A Frenchwoman For A Week

As Well+Good’s food editor, I write a lot about inflammation—and if I’ve learned anything, it’s that gluten and dairy are some of the biggest dietary offenders. Maybe because I know too much at this point, I gave up the two food groups months ago.…
By Well & Good

This Makeup Collection Is Bound To Be A French-Girl Favorite

NARS is known for launching beloved products that that are always on-trend but never lose their relevancy. So when the brand announced in January that its Summer 2017 collection would feature a major collaboration, we knew it would be good. At that…
By Andrea Marie

This Cult French-Girl Brand Just Debuted An Affordable Line At Nordstrom

We love a good collaboration and are especially fond of ones that bring a beloved fashion-girl brand to the mainstream. The latest to hit one of our favorite retailers? Chloé’s more affordable sister brand See by Chloé has collaborated with…
By Laura Lajiness

This Is How French Girls Style White Denim

It’s no secret that French women have stylish dressing down pat, and have for decades. Looking cool—not precious—in the warmer months is something they do best. Their secret? Elevating classic staples like striped blouses and chambray shirts with…
By Laura Lajiness

The Makeup Trends French Girls Will Be Obsessed With Next Season

What’s not to love about a French woman? Her glowing skin and effortless makeup are never too perfect (in all the right ways). With our eyes firmly fixed on fashion week in the City of Light, we spotted a slew of beauty trends on the runways that…
By Stephanie Montes