What French Women Know About Style

French women have always been admired, even envied for their ability to look stylish…no matter what.  they know what most western women too often forget-closet classics are the workhorses of a woman’s wardrobe.

Yves Saint Laurent said:  “A woman’s wardrobe shouldn’t change every 6 months.  You should be able to use the pieces you already own and add to them.  Because they are like timeless classics.”

We are getting ready to enter a new season, one that is full of great neutral pieces that will stand the test of time..  So why not go back into your closet and check out what are your best classic pieces and add to them.  What, you might be asking, are “classic” pieces.  They are the clothes in your closet you consider your “best friends”.  For example, your classic pieces are:

  • Jeans
  • Black Dress
  • Neutral Suit (well-tailored)
  • White Shirt
  • Cashmere Sweater
  • Black Pants

These are the clothes that you constantly reach for and never go out of style no mater what your age.  They will l mix easily with your fun even trendy pieces to suit whatever you are doing for the day.  Below are 5 great tips to creating your personal style the way French women do.

  1. Dress to please yourself
  2. Wear clothes that fit (or get them fitted)
  3. Quality is more important than quantity
  4. Dress to honor yourself at the current age you are
  5. Wear only what looks good and feels great on

Finally, take comfort in your personal beauty, carry yourself with confidence.  A confident woman is a beautiful woman.

“Look Good, Feel Great and Have FUN Doing It!”

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