France is the motherland of an essential part of the universe of the greatest fashion giants, which do make the fashion world go round the drives they dictate. And the so-called “French style” of dressing and styling one’s looks is a lot discussed and turned to. And that’s not coincidental that the French ladies, especially the celebs are well-known for their unique and chic style of dressing. Thus following their diverse and always changing looks is a good idea in order to get inspired and to acquire some know-how techniques and tips about how to dress like a French girl. This is what we’re going to present below, focusing your attention on some simple steps for making your everyday looks elegant and glamorous.
The first option is combining some chic top and bottom garments putting the first as a suit and the second as a chic variety of pants. So it’s not necessary to buy some ready suit and pants duos. Successfully matching them is quite enough for a chic French effect. Another option is going for an extravagant combination matching a minimalistic top with glittery and super chic pants.
Opting for a classy and timeless combination of white shirt plus black pants complemented with shiny golden details for the belt elements for instance is another idea of embracing the French fashion style. To take this combination even further, focus the design of the top on some ruffled details and slightly unbuttoned top part, leaving the pants body-con and cute and matching all with stiletto shoes.
Matching an elegant combo of a bright, like red jumpsuit with a bow-collar top, topping it with a versatile leather jacket of black shade will surely make you look like a real French girl. Creative much! Going for some uber-extravagant and even weird shapes may also prove to be helpful in case you match the garments right. For this, you may for instance, match a pencil skirt with an unusually designed and draped top, finishing all with cool heels and accessories.
The basic French fashion tips hint to embrace the idea of “Less is More”, going for comfy and sophisticated pieces that highlight your best features. Generally, timeless basics take the most important part in the wardrobe of a French woman, who knows how to bring out the best of such simplistic pieces with the help of the correctly chosen accessories, like cute small scarves, which by the way are so French, some necklaces, bracelets, hats, gloves, sunglasses, bags and shoes, perfectly balancing the outfit they come to finish off.
Boldness and extravaganza are the antonyms for the French style. Instead, French women give preference to an earthy and neutral color palette, comprising beige, white, cream, black, etc. This, however, doesn’t mean that French women don’t like bright hues. Especially more frequently met bright shade in the wardrobe of a French lady is red.
In the modern world, French women tend to go bolder, which means experimenting with new patterns and vibrant hues. Still, flashing lots of skin, going too short and too exposed is surely not a good idea, if you really want to look like a real French lady.
Though femininity and elegance are the main characterizing features of a French girl’s style, she also knows how to be maximum chic and cool, while dealing with masculine clothing pieces and oversized ensembles too.
So here were the main fashion tips and ways that might help you have an insight into the “French style” being one of the most suitable gateways to absolute and timeless chic. Last but not least, always remember to watch you behavior, ways of talking, walking and sitting, if you really want to be a high-class French lady, ready to capture the hearts of all the men around!
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