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There's no bigger sartorial cliché than "Parisian chic" — striped shirts paired with silk scarves, Repetto ballerina flats in lieu of Birkenstocks, black-on-black ensembles even during the hottest summer — romanticized stereotypes that surely make locals scoff. But, there's a reason why the French are the subject of our admiration: they've got the whole style thing down, even if their own particular flavors are as diverse as they come.
For these style stars, it's not all Chanel flats, Dior frocks, and other luxury classic pieces. Sure, there are your Garance Dorés and Betty Autiers — chic embodiments of Parisian savoir faire and front row staples at every Fashion Week. But, the new wave of francophone bloggers offers a much more casual and approachable take on personal styling — one that's not all designer and not all monochrome. Here are five examples, based in France but written in English, that you should add to your bookmarks bar.
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