How to Dress Like a British Girl in 9 Easy Steps

By now you should be well-versed in French-girl style. If not, see here, here, and here for what they're wearing now and how they're wearing it with that ubiquitous effortlessness. Just like French style is known for its effortless, subtly sultry vibe, British style is known for its polished, at times grunge-inspired aesthetic. The tiny country of Britain (seriously, it could fit into Michigan) is responsible for a hefty percentage of our sartorial inspiration. Whether you’ve been influenced by individuals (Alexander McQueen, Jane Birkin), entire movements (Mod, Punk), or are just an avid fan of the trench coat, chances are we're all in the same boat.

Ahead, we're breaking down exactly how to dress like a British girl in nine key steps, as illustrated by our favorite UK bloggers like Christine Reehorst of Fash n Chips and Susie Lau of Style Bubble to help you emulate the style. 

This post has been updated by Anna LaPlaca.