Let's get this down once and for all: No matter what anybody says or how disgustingly pretty they look riding bikes, French girls are not the epitome of womanhood. We all appreciate how they put clothes together, though, which is why we combed the internet to bring you our edit of hyper-cool pieces out right now. Chouette.
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What Parisienne worth her weight in croissants doesn't have a slinky scarf slung effortlessly around her neck? Dress Barn textured lace scarf, $20; dressbarn.com.
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Paging post-house-with-vines Madeline. Or, you know, Catherine Deneuve. Cos detachable collar coat, $84 (was $225); cosstores.com.
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Reference: Anne Hathaway when she hooks up with that writer dude during PFW and she's wearing that insane suit with a bustier (like this one!) underneath. #imnotyourbaby Aritzia bustier, $29.99 (was $85); aritzia.com.
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Like 60 percent of the women Scott Schuman shoots wear coats like this. H&M bouclé coat, $48.97 (was $69.95); hm.com.
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Did you know the bucket bag was originally designed to transport Champagne? Any potent potable will do here. Pixie Market bucket bag, $85. pixiemarket.com.
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Wear this like you're swishing down the staircase in the Musée d'Orsay. H&M skirt, $69.95; hm.com.
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A little structured bag for holding your (candy) cigarettes and boys' phone numbers you'll never call. Mango flap cross-body bag, $59.99; mango.com.
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Click over to see how this drapes on a body, then go find yourself coordinating cigarette pants. (Oh, hey.) Pixie Market oversize mock-neck top, $78; pixiemarket.com.
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We bet even Inès de la Fressange would put aside her Roger Viviers for these. & Other Stories patent-leather slippers, $100; stories.com.
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Not a bad stand-in for Gaia Repossi, eh? Pixie Market diamond bar ring, $29; pixiemarket.com.
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The French Way: Work out and tell everyone you never exercise, yet still look smoking when you put this on with nothing underneath. Topshop cotton trench coat, $150; topshop.com.
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Serge Gainsbourg and the best bangs of all time not included. Zara wide-leg jeans, $59.90; zara.com.
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Jeanne Damas probably has these. Topshop metallic mid-heel shoes, $75; topshop.com.
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If you can't be Joni Mitchell, might as well get a piece of the Saint Laurent aesthetic, non? Zara tie-neck shirt, $79.90; zara.com.
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