I'm French and Live in California—This Is My 7-Piece Wardrobe

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If we’re looking for those effortlessly chic outfit ideas, Vanessa Oblinsky’s feed is a go-to. The French Canadian lifestyle blogger was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, and now resides in San Diego, California, with her three sons and husband. It’s that laid-back California vibe mixed with the sleek French sartorial sensibilities that makes her personal style so covetable.

So on that note, we thought we’d tap Oblinsky for insight into the specific pieces she relies on to create forward silhouettes. What you'll notice is that all of the items in question are easy yet still impossibly chic.

Ahead, you’ll uncover the seven-piece wardrobe she swears by, complete with visual inspiration and a debriefing on why each item is a must from her point of view. And if you’re shopping at the moment, you’ll also uncover some product recommendations.

1. Relaxed White Shirt

"A wardrobe staple! It's like the chic version of a classic white T-shirt to me. A white relaxed shirt and jeans are my favourite." — Oblinsky

Arket Straight Cut Poplin Shirt (£45)

COS Short Sleeved Shirt (£39)

The Row Luka Shirt (£940)

2. Jumpsuit

"I just love them. No fuss, so easy and versatile." — Oblinsky

Another Tomorrow Belted Organic Cotton-Blend Jumpsuit (£670)

Free People Lee Union Boilersuit (£128)

Levi's Plus Utility Jumpsuit (£95)

Whistles Tie-Waist Denim Jumpsuit (£139)

3. Midi Skirt

"They are timeless, easy to dress up or down, and are good to have year-round." — Oblinsky

Vince Silk-Satin Skirt (£129)

Rixo Kelly Leopard Skirt (£185)

Ivy & Oak Striped Midi Skirt (£90)

Reformation Isla Silk-Satin Midi Skirt (£150)

4. High-Waisted Straight-Leg Jeans

"High-waisted denim is so flattering. I love the silhouette of an accentuated waist! And as a mom, relaxed fits are easily a top favourite." — Oblinsky

Arket Straight Cropped Jeans (£79)

Mango Violeta Straight Crop Jeans - Plus Sizes (£36)

Tu Es Mon Tresor The Emerald Jeans (£315)

& Other Stories Relaxed High Rise Jeans (£65)

5. Higher-Neckline Top

"Higher-cut and mock-neck tops are effortlessly chic. They instantly elevate a casual outfit!" — Oblinsky

Ghost Erina Blouse (£89)

& Other Stories Mock Neck Sweater (£49)

Pleats Please Issey Miyake High-Neck Sleeveless Technical-Pleated Top (£189)

6. Blazer

"The easiest way to elevate a casual outfit." — Oblinsky

& Other Stories Wool-Blend Blazer (£165)

COS Boyfriend Blazer (£135)

Jigsaw Irish Linen Relaxed Blazer (£180)

Arket Oversized Wool Hopsack Blazer (£135)

7. White Jeans

"I wear them year-round. They're the perfect chic alternative to your classic blue jeans when you want to switch it up." — Oblinsky

Mango Violeta Mid-Waist Culotte Jeans (£30)

Marks & Spencer Sienna Straight Leg Jeans With Stretch (£20)

Agolde Organic Cotton Straight Jeans (£230)

Next Up: How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe That Will Last a Lifetime

This piece originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S. and has since been updated.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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