French women all have their own unique sense of style—but there are some American trends they probably wouldn't follow. There's something about " French-girl style" that is endlessly intriguing to anyone who is not from France. There are countless magazine articles and books on how to "dress like a French girl" and nail that seemingly effortless look even while living in the US.
We and our 13yo will be in Paris in early June. Any suggestions for clothing stores? She is well-acquainted with Galeries Lafayette and Bon Marche and wishes to hunt down smaller but not outrageously priced boutiques.
The city of Paris is synonymous with 'chic. Travelers to the city, however, don't have to tote their entire summer wardrobe with them. There are many ways to remain chic and cool!
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However, when I first brought my daughter to France, she was perplexed by my enthusiasm since almost all of the brands we saw on the main shopping streets exist in New York. On our last two trips, though, I have managed to convert her. Below are my tips for a fun shopping escapade in Paris with a teen.
French-born model Camille Rowe juxtaposes her soft, feminine dress and sweater with an edgy moto jacket, adding an instant cool factor. The menswear-inspired look exudes confidence and is subtly sexy, as model and musician Lou Doillon daughter of Jane Birkin proves. Staying away from sky-high heels, the gamine French girl tends to favor flats.
And it's a good question — since Paris is a fashion capital you'll want to try to look good while being comfortable as you explore the city, visit museums, dine in restaurants, or shop in chic stores. So, we rose to the challenge. Here we've collected our very best Paris fashion tips to help you look and feel like you belong — and not feel like a tourist.
Well folks, we've reached the final stop on our Fashion Month world tour. Until then, we'll be bringing you the very best street style from the city of lights, and rest assured, with shows like Chanel, Valentino, Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, and Givenchy on the roster, we guarantee you'll be seeing your favorite It girls in some killer fall outfits. Perfect French stylehere we come.