French It-Girls to Follow

According to Caroline de Maigret, world-renowned French girl and author of How to be Parisian Wherever You Are, tricking everyone into think you’re French is as simple as not answering your phone and being late all the time. (So, check and check.) However, if you still require guidance on the path to unfathomable Parisian chicness, consider these seven first-rate French it-girls as case studies.

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Morning kidz ... ☕️. #drawingsbyloudoillon #astierdevillatte

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French girl cred: Jane Birkin’s daughter. Enough said.


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French girl cred: A chic, slightly tousled blonde with a closet full of polka dot sundresses? Come on. It’s a no-brainer.

Daiiiiiiiiii 🎭

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French girl cred: The fashion darling-turned- designer (of French brand Rouje) is perhaps the most visible poster girl for all things French chic. Pre-order her upcoming book for further proof.

French girl cred: Impossible-to-pull-off choppy bangs and a starring role in last month’s Rouje campaign.

@eve_denim 🍷🌹🐩

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French girl cred: Jacquemus muse and model with a seriously well-dressed boyfriend.

In my boudoir 😂 by @maxim.vthr

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French girl cred: Cool-girl magazine clips and a decidedly Brigitte Bardot-esque vibe.

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French girl cred: Lest we remind you, she literally wrote the book.


Just because you weren’t born in Paris doesn’t mean your house can’t smell like it. Overose is a Parisian luxury perfume house launched in 2016, and their Nudesse Holographic candle is a showstopper. Plus, it burns for 60 hours, which is around the time it’ll take to learn some French, stockpile polka dot dresses, and book a one-way ticket to Charles de Gaulle.