How To Shop Like A French Girl

Update: This post was originally published on January 5, 2015.

Chic. Elegant. Uniform. These terms probably come to mind when thinking about French style. Parisian ladies have a seemingly effortless polish, but that perfectly-undone getup doesn’t just happen; it actually takes work. Nobody's waking up like that — not even the Frenchies.

The vibe can be easily mastered if you have the right tools and a few Parisian staples, like menswear-esque trousers, simple pumps, and crisp button-ups. Ahead, we highlighted eight stores — including Sandro, Iro, and Maje — with details on what makes each unique and quintessentially French. (We're one step ahead of you, Inès de la Fressange.)

Like this post? There's more. Get tons of style secrets, insider shopping dish, fashion news, and more on the Refinery29 Fashion Facebook page!

Shop your inbox!

yay! get ready for the good stuff!