The Secret to French Style

“It’s all about simplicity. It’s about practical clothes you feel good in, that are also chic and timeless.”

That’s just one comment from this series of Man on the Street interviews by France24, in which they ask everyday Parisians the simple question: what is the secret to French style? Most seem, understandably, baffled or even blase about the question. But a few key concepts emerge: dress simply, stick to the classics, and always look for that “personal touch.” So grab a beige trenchcoat, a little black dress, and an expensive handbag and go about being your fabulous French self.

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For more tips on how to dress like à la parisienne, check out this video by Busbee Style.