How to Make Your Wardrobe Speak French

You’ll know that at Who What Wear, we’re obsessive when it comes to French-girl style. We’re always trying to decode that particular je ne sais quoi that makes the style of our Gallic neighbours so irresistible and seemingly so hard to replicate over this side of the channel, whether it’s nailing the ultimate staple piece or identifying the one item our French counterparts would never wear.

But there is a quick trick to French-ify your wardrobe minus any swotting up, and that’s with a slogan tee. While everyone else is making a statement in English, why not try styling one en français? Seeing as we’re currently spoilt for choice, so there’s no better time, and you needn’t even incur the expense of booking a plane ticket.

Just make sure that when some smart aleck pipes up wanting to know the meaning of what’s emblazoned on your chest, that you’ve already consulted Google Translate. Or, of course, you can dismiss them with an oh-so-Gallic shrug. Scroll through the gallery below to shop the best French slogan pieces.

This colour combo just made us want to invest in a Hades jumper even more.

We have plenty of amour (love) for the beach as it is, but this just turned our affection up a notch. 

"All night long": a sterling mantra to live by.

All together now: "Oh, we do like to be beside the seaside."

The only baseball cap we want to get our hands on.

One of the most Instagrammed tees of 2017 also happens to benefit women around the world.

Surely we don't need to translate this one.

Translating as "happiness" (or "good fortune"), this top is set to be our new charm.

A more than affordable way to inject some Gallic style into your wardrobe.

Next up: Discover the 12 flattering fashion rules French girls use every day.

Opening Image: Jeanne Damas/Instagram