After spending some time living in Paris myself—and then traveling back as much as possible—I've discovered my love for French style knows no bounds. At Who What Wear, I touch on the topic at length, often dissecting everything from their winter wardrobe essentials to the bags they always skip to the It item they’re wearing, but also what I learned after spending a summer living in an apartment in the Marais—from the pieces I’ll never wear again to how my times the French guided me into my career as a fashion editor.
When I don’t have the chance to make the trip overseas or chat with French girls for their fashion insights, I’m very often scrolling through their Instagram feeds to discover their latest fashion finds and see the outfits they’re wearing. After all, there is always more to learn from French girls with great style. Ahead, I’m breaking down a fresh roster of stylish French girls to fuel your Instagram inspiration for the New Year ahead.
Leia Sfez has classic Parisian style down to an art.
Whether dressed in bold colors or cool street wear, Ellie always serves up cool French-girl inspiration.
If you're looking to see how French girls in Bordeaux dress, take a glance at Lea-Elisabeth's Instagram.
One of the best things about Clara Cornet's fashion photos? The huge smile that's almost always planted on her face.
Fans of classic minimalist style will want to follow Melissa Bon.
Expect lots of great travel pics from Eleonore Toulin.
Hera Pradel is the queen of cool French streetwear.
For images that feel editorial, Estelle Chemouny is your girl.
An Italian living in Paris, Fiona Zanetti has a unique take on French style.
Bright colors and bold fashion? Clara Berry has it all.
If you want to see a French-girl spin on Chanel and Louis Vuitton, be sure to check out Solange Smith's outfits.
Géraldine Boublil has a minimal, neutral palette and lots of amazing outfits.
Anne-Victoire Lefevre's Parisian style feels very of-the-moment.
Get ready for lots of great Parisian street style looks from Deborah Reyner Sebag.