There’s a certain knack that French women have of looking timeless and stylish, yet understated at the same time.
After combing through hundreds of Pinterest images of effortlessly chic ensembles, we think we’ve finally cracked the code.
Read on to get the secrets of French summer style, from stripes to structure, with our new Parisian-inspired pieces to help along the way!
French women have developed a French-chic clothing style that is unique to Paris.
Their wardrobe revolves around a few well-chosen, timeless staples that they take from season to season. To emulate that distinctive French minimalist style, look no further than high-quality basics in a neutral palette.
Earn your stripes
There’s nothing more French then a stylish woman in a Breton stripe. From Brigette Bardot to Audrey Tatou, our favourite French muses have all rocked stripes in their own unique way and have helped the stripe become a go-to wardrobe must-have for any woman.
The classic white shirt
As you may already know, the Les 100 Ciels team are white-shirt champions, recently dedicating a whole blog post to the chic separate!
Whether you wear one with boyfriend jeans to the market at the weekend, or dress it up with a sharp tuxedo jacket, the white shirt is undoubtedly a Parisian woman signature.
Check out our ‘Parisian Chic’ board on Pinterest for inspiration and style tips…