There have been hundreds of books published about French style and thousands of articles, however, there is still an unwavering appetite for how to decode the Parisian art of getting dressed. There are three brands in particular that make dressing like a French women a little easier: Collections from Sézane, Rouje and Isabel Marant always include the cornerstones of French style.
These three brands have all built powerful fashion empires on the idea of a capsule wardrobe, creating staples that are easy to wear and style with everything else in the collections. Think throw-on printed dresses, pretty blouses, cardigans and classic accessories that won't quickly date. If you would like to look a little more Parisian this summer, or simply invest in summer pieces that are of a high quality and will last for five (or more) summers instead of one, then these collections are worth a look. Keep scrolling to see the 30 best new-in pieces from Sézane, Rouje and Isabel Marant.
Jeanne Damas has created the ultimate Parisian capsule wardrobe with her label Rouje, which is a mix of floral wrap dresses, pastel cardigans, pretty blouses and high-waisted jeans. It's all about easy, effortless pieces that can all be worn together.
Sézane's apartment in Paris regularly has queues down the street to get in and items sell out within hours of going online. These are arguably the most hyped basics in the world. Sézane creates good-quality classics that are made to last, with pretty prints and details that stop them from being boring. This season's hero piece is undoubtedly the Nissa dress— a cream polka-dot pleated midi dress.
Isabel Marant Étoile
French designer Isabel Marant creates clothes that are easy to wear, favouring classic tailoring and beautiful blouses over shouty, gimmicky trends. You'll find many of the same pieces in every single collection, as she creates clothes that you'll wear for years and years, avoiding anything throwaway. Her diffusion line, Isabel Marant Étoile, has the same aesthetic as her mainline and features everyday staples at a lower price point.