8 Steps To Mastering The ‘French Girl’ Allure
From what to have in your wardrobe, to how to take your coffee and beyond!
Paris is always a good idea, and so is adopting certain habits from the French way of life.
For example, ‘cancel your gym session to have a drink with your friend who’s just been dumped’ as Caroline de Maigret says, or to always dress ‘simple, effortless, chic’ like Jeanne Damas.
Although we know we’ll never actually be French, it’s fun to pretend to be.
You’ll usually find us practising our French (in France) over red wine and une planche (a cheese and/or meat board) and although this isn’t the most elegant (or eloquent) way to project our inner Parisian, at least we semi look the part (thanks to the ultimate french-girl wardrobe shopping guide).
Many things contribute to the French allure; textured ‘I woke up like this’ hair, super cute button-down blouses, the perfect shade of red lipstick and an enviable collection of timeless pieces. What’s not to love?
And while we’ve found ourselves sitting in the Le Marais reading Simone De Beauvoir and dressed head-to-toe in Chanel (in our dreams, duh) – this is far from reality.
So to ensure ‘we’ll always have Paris’ in Bondi (or anywhere for that matter), we’ve compiled our favourite French girl tips below…