Bastille Day is round the corner and just because you aren’t sipping a carafe of rose in the Marais or walking through a lavender field in Provence doesn’t mean you can’t channel your inner Brigitte Bardot or Jane Birkin.In honor of France’s La Fête Nationalewe round up some of our favorite Parisian-inspired style staples.
Breton tops, were the uniform of the French navy until Coco Chanel took a trip to the French coast and fell in love. Now we can’t get enough of these nautical stripes.
Saint James for J.Crew slouchy tee, $90, www.jcrew.com
Oui Oui red cross body bag. Salvatore Ferragamo medium Saffiano Ginny bag, $975,www.saksfifthavenue.com
French girls live in trench coats, this one is season appropriate. Club Monaco Prue sleeveless trench, $795,www.clubmonaco.com
If you every doubted the sex appeal of jeans, throw on a skinny black pair with heels a la the French.
J Brand 485 Luxe Sateen mid-rise skinny jeans, $185,www.net-a-porter.com