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.


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


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


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


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


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

Next, check out the trends French girls think will be everywhere come fall.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.