French girls have always had this . . . je ne sais quoi . . . this air of elegance that is largely unmatched. A Parisian beauty seems to simultaneously look like she only just emerged from her featherbed, but also that she's so flawless it's hard to imagine effort was not invested. The truth is, it doesn't take much coiffing to master that French-girl style. And it's all about the classics.
While they often look like they truly rolled out of bed looking like the best version of themselves, they're simply following a few key rules of style that have yet to steer them wrong. From effortless footwear to the accessories that will turn your entire outfit around, find five style secrets all French girls know - and we're sharing with you. Because, armed with the perfect leather jacket, a classic Breton stripe, and a pair of ballet flats, we really can all conquer the world.