What All the Cool French Girls Are Wearing on Instagram, in 10 Perfect Outfits

We know chic is the most overused word in fashion, but French girls really are, aren’t they? Paris has been at the centre of style for centuries, it is the birthplace of storied fashion houses like Chanel, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent and many more, so is it any wonder the women have style running through their veins? If you’re anything like us, your inspo boards will be full of icons like Brigitte Bardot, Jane Birkin and Lou Doillon; their outfits all worn with an air of that effortless je ne sais quoi it's so hard to pinpoint.

It may sounds like a stereotype, but French women are never slaves to trends, instead preferring signatures pieces that don’t date. However, it shouldn't be presumed that this more reliable method of getting dressed results in the same outfits every year: in 2018 there are subtle nuances and updates that bring some classic ideas into the new, but also push the Parisian code a little further than before. Blame it on the rise of global style via Instagram, but the concept of French outfits is more varied than the Breton + jeans + blazer you may be used to.

Here at Who What Wear we can spot the joie de vie of a French fashionista a mile off, so we looked to our favourite French influencers who’s stylish feeds are full of quintessentially Parisian looks of the modern variety. So even if you’re not strutting down the Seine, your outfit can still feel la vie en rose.