Ask anyone to describe French style and you're likely to hear terms like "chic," "classic," and the all-too-common "je ne sais quoi" tossed about. The look may seem effortless, but it's not all #wokeuplikethis beauty routines and a bateau top. Even for fashion nerds like us, there's a bit of can't-put-a-finger-on-it mystery.
The real secrets to French dressing, however, can only be found at the source — the eight magnifique women ahead who fuel our Francophilia.
What we learned from giving these fashion denizens the third degree is that while their style is timeless, they're definitely not playing it safe. Whether you vibe with the cool, gamine charm of Chanel and Yves Saint Laurent muse Inès de la Fressange or the wildly eccentric joie de vivre of Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, you'll want to listen up as they divulge the tips, gripes, and even misconceptions of the style we admire so much.
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