When you’re starting a wardrobe from scratch it can be hard to know what to get, especially when it comes to this seemingly inclusive and mysterious French girl wardrobe.
But it doesn’t have to be a mystery on how to be effortlessly chic, because here are the things that make up a French girl starter wardrobe!
French Girl Starter Wardrobe
To emulate a French wardrobe, you could get away with just three types of jeans: the iconic straight leg, the classic skinny leg, or the high waist flare classic. Get one or get them all! Related: EASY FRENCH STYLING TIPS YOU CAN DO RIGHT NOW
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Don’t worry about getting a super slim cut here. Even though the French are all about tailoring, they know when a little bit of an oversized fit is chic too.
STRIPED TEE OR SWEATER
Maybe a tad bit cliche, but they do reach for their stripes, even if it’s not all the time. If you’re over stripes, go for something basic!
A chic way to stay cozy. Worn with jeans or skirts. You can also tie it around your neck for a cool twist!
This is your never go out of style classic piece. It can add a little bit of edge to a look and it looks great with jeans and ankle boots!
LEOPARD PRINT COAT
Think French girls only do “boring” basic colors? Think again! Leopard is a staple piece in their wardrobe!
Dark blue or black are great color choices! Can be worn with jeans, layered with a belt around the waist, or as a stand-alone top.
Their go-to layering or stand-alone piece all year round. When the weather warms up, they opt for a short sleeve cropped style.
Start with the ever so classic tan/beige, and move on to other colors if you so desire!
Whether you go for slingback pumps or a low block heel, black is a color that will go with everything in your wardrobe!
We’re thinking neutral, chic, and made to last! They add that nice feminine touch.
Get a good pair, because you’ll get your money’s worth out of these! Pairs perfectly with jeans.
It’s luxurious yet versatile. What girl couldn’t get on board with that? Pair it with pretty much anything on this list and you got yourself a chic look.
Date night? Last minute dinner party and you don’t know what to wear? Your LBD will cover all occasions!
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You can be happy knowing this is a worthwhile investment because leather isn’t restricted to trends or seasons!
Sometimes your outfit just needs a little touch of print or a little touch of luxe and a silk scarf accomplishes both of those things!
There’s certainly more you could get, but this is a great start for a French girl starter wardrobe!
Would you be interested in a post on all the pieces you’d need for a French capsule wardrobe? Let me know!