5 French-Girl Spring Outfits That Will Earn You Instant Compliments

When it comes to mastering those cool, pared-down looks (aka the vibes we all want), French girls just get it. Seriously, this style set emulates that desirable modern sophistication no matter what type of ensemble they step out in. Therefore, we often turn to Parisian women on Instagram for sartorial inspiration.

The recent looks we’ve double-tapped all share a few common threads. Each outfit is subtly statement-making and has the power to earn instant compliments thanks to its effortless and forward nature. To get a sense of what we mean, keep scrolling to check out five of these must-try looks. Ahead, you’ll find unique casual vibes, more dressed-up situations, and everything in between.

French-girl outfit with a blazer and a slip dress



A slip dress will always feel effortlessly sleek—especially with a blazer layered on top.

French-girl outfit with a plaid jacket



Elevate your favorite pair of jeans with an oversize checked blazer and booties.

French-girl outfit with a black sweater and pencil skirt



For a polished vibe, try a classic black knit paired with a pencil skirt and of-the-moment knee-high white boots.

If you really want to go for it, consider a leopard skirt and a vibrant pink blouse. Western-inspired boots complete the look.

Yes, all black can be forward and interesting. Case in point: this ensemble with a cardigan tucked into wide-leg trousers.