When we find ourselves in a style rut, we can always rely on French women to help us out of it. With an effortless approach to styling and the ability to make even the most basic of pieces look premium, we're constantly inspired by their wares. Which got us thinking, how do French women dress for their days off?
We mainly see them elegantly sipping coffee under striped awnings or strolling serenely along the Seine, but what do they wear when they're rambling around the house or catching up on chores? As expected, they still look effortlessly elegant when they're off the clock.
From failsafe jeans and cardigan combinations to billowing dresses and tennis skirts, keep scrolling to see seven flawless casual French-girl outfits, then proceed to shop the pieces you need to re-create them.
Style Notes: French girls absolutely love cardigans, and Jeanne Damas is no exception. She often favours cropped, short-sleeve styles, which she pairs with simple vest tops and classic denim.
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Style Notes: It's a common misconception that French women don't wear bright colours. Ellie takes standout colours in her stride, even in the form of joggers when she's off the clock.
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Style Notes: See? We told you French girls adore cardigans. Anne wears this cable-knit style regularly—almost always with flared jeans and white shoes.