5 Incredibly Chic French Women Just Shared Their Spring Wish Lists With Me

You'll probably know by now that we have quite the infatuation with French-girl style. The inherently chic and laid-back aura that the French seem to possess is something we constantly strive for. With the new season just around the corner and plenty of style inspiration coming out of fashion month, I found myself on the hunt for new wish-listing inspiration, and who better inspire us than our favourite French influencers?

We regularly analyse and break down the key components that make up the foundations of French style, but for spring 2023, I've gone straight to the source to find the key pieces our French friends have their (very chic) eyes on. And they did not disappoint. With an array of personal styles from trendy to classic, sweeping all the way from neutral hues to the boldest brights, these brilliant women have shared their must-haves for the new season that all have the certain je ne sais quoi that our French counterparts are best known for.

Whether you're looking to invest in forever classics or on the hunt for directional styles with a particular edge, you've come to the right place. Keep scrolling to explore more. 

Mélodie Bance


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Mélodie's outfits embody classic French style at its finest. Neutral hues, refined staples and smart investment buys make up her wish list, filled with pieces to buy now and treasure forever.

Franny Fyne


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We often turn to Franny for inspired outfit formulas that focus on interesting cuts, clever styling and expensive-looking finds. Her wish list features the timeless yet unique style that she's known for.

Anne-Victoire Lefèvre


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Anne's covetable style consists of cult finds and vintage treasures mixed together to form her unique minimalist aesthetic. In her wish list, you'll find she has an eye for items with an edge that are sure to set you apart from the crowd.



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Dominique's superpower is perfectly balancing classic styles and bold accents. With a knack for spotting the newest trending styles before the rest, she put together an edit of sure-to-sell-out pieces we plan to snap up now.

Léna Farl


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Léna's Parisian roots are clear in her styling, with nods to classic French styles we've come to know and love. She balances classic minimalism with punctuations of colour, especially in the warmer months.

Up next, Everything Paris's Best-Dressed Are Wearing for Fashion Week and Beyond. 

Florrie Alexander
Acting Affiliates Editor

Florrie embarked on her fashion journey while studying French and History at university. Whilst studying in Aix-en-Provence, she began to write her dissertation on the history of fashion and the influence of Haute Couture, and landed her first role at Harper’s Bazaar. Following this, she interned for various publications including Elle, Grazia and Marie Claire before joining the fashion team at Conde Nast Traveller. There, she contributed to international photoshoots, styled pages and covers, and produced engaging digital content.

During a freelance period, Florrie honed her skills in editorial work in various digital and print publications including Vogue Italy and Departures magazine, as well as styling e-commerce photoshoots and personal shopping. Florrie actively pursues an in-depth understanding of fashion and jewellery, and after styling a jewellery cover shoot at Conde Nast Traveller chose to complete the De Beers Diamond Foundation course. Florrie first joined Who What Wear UK as a freelancer before becoming the Commerce Writer, blending both editorial and commercial content. Now, as the Acting Affiliates Editor, she monitors current trends, new-in styles, wardrobe heroes and how best to style them. In her downtime, Florrie can be found in her hometown of London, usually with a coffee in hand.