As you know, Nordstrom is a wardrobe basics goldmine. If you need basics, you don't really even need to look anywhere else. But now for some new information: Nordstrom is having a huge winter sale, and it's chock-full of items that you can wear straight into spring. To help narrow things down, I decided to comb through the sale using the lens of French wardrobe essentials, because no one does basics better than the French.
While Paris is, of course, one of the world's most fashionable cities, French women like what they like, and are perfectly happy to wear a blazer, jeans, and ankle boots every day. That said, there are many exceptions to this and many stereotypes exist about French style, but one thing that remains true is that French women love a chic basic, and that's why I'm letting them be my Nordstrom sale shopping guides.
With that, scroll on to shop 8 basics French girls love that happen to be on sale at Nordstrom right now.
Shop Trench Coats
Shop Straight-Leg Jeans
Shop Crewneck Sweaters
Shop Slip Dresses
Shop Tweed Blazers
Just add a turtleneck and jeans and you might be mistaken for a French girl.
Shop Ankle Boots
Allyson is a senior editor for Who What Wear. She joined the company in 2014 as co-founder Katherine Power's executive assistant and over the years has written hundreds of stories for Who What Wear. Prior to her career in fashion, Allyson worked in the entertainment industry at companies such as Sony Pictures Television. Allyson is now based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She holds a BFA in theater. Her path to fashion may not have been linear, but based on the number of fashion magazines she collected as a child and young adult, it was meant to be.
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