In honor of Bastille Day, we are toasting a top French export: style icons. For centuries, Gallic gals — with a mix of natural beauty, soignée taste, and plenty of je ne sais quoi — have left their fashionable mark on the world. And, even though contemporary guidebooks tout the secret to this Franco-sophistication, you can’t beat learning from France’s own iconic darlings. Here’s a look at eight style pioneers with plenty of personal panache.
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