Meet the Perfect Style Icon for Older Women

Muse to Karl Lagerfeld. The face of France. Supermodel. Inès de la Fressange is every bit the ultimate style icon. Though she is certainly an icon for everyone, not just older women, given the media’s fascination with pretty young things, we thought we’d highlight her style as the perfect inspiration for ladies of a certain age.

From her penchant for mixing prints to her love for loafers, scroll down to check out the fashion of one France’s coolest women.

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A scarf looped once around the neck is always chic.

Pairing plaid, stripes, and gingham are a great way to take your pattern play to the next level.

When in doubt, stick to basics, and let your shoes stand out.

Wear your cropped pants in chillier temperatures by pairing them with tall socks.

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Flared pants are great for balancing out your hips.

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Layer two statement necklaces for a major accessory moment.

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It's all about the small details, like a bright belt and frayed hem.

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Investing in a quality button-down shirt is always a wise choice.

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Yellow and blue are a classic pairing that never goes out of style.

Who's your style icon? Are you familiar with Inès' fashion? Let us know in the comments below!