There are certain styles we automatically ascribe to the French: Breton stripes, culottes, le smoking… But with a little digging on the Instagram accounts of your favourite Parisian style stars, it becomes obvious that the French also have a thing for red and blue. Whatever the reason (the colours do fly on the French flag), this classic combination is a favourite across the board. Chic French women find plenty of ways to make a look their own, but in the end, they always fall back on the tried-and-true pairing.
Read on for a look at how our favourite French style stars pull off the look, and then shop pieces inspired by their style…
On Caroline de Maigret: Karen Millen pants and top.
On Camille Charrière: Mads Nørgaard top; Ganni blazer; Levi's jeans; Dorateymur boots.
Simple flats to perfectly match a simple red dress.
This fun and flirty top is ideal for a night on the town.
Add a red silk neckerchief, et voilá!
These punchy shorts are easy to take from day to night.
Wear these sweet suede heels with a colorful gingham or white dress with a red lip.
A great striped tee works equally well with jeans or a fancy skirt.
Swap true-blue jeans for a bold red pair instead.
Carry your must-haves in this bright tote.
This striped tank is the ultimate style statement for summer.
You'll never lose sight of your bag if you wear this colorful red crossbody.