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French Fashion People Wear This Pattern Best—5 Outfit Ideas on My Mood Board by Copelyn Bengel
It’s hard to argue that any group of fashion people dress more elegantly than the French. Tailored staples, classic silhouettes, and effortless styling seem innate to their everyday aesthetic. Although this elevated minimalism usually doesn’t feature playful patterns, there is one traditional print that the French do best: stripes.
This nautical stripe has almost become synonymous with sophistication. To emulate this European elegance I have chosen five outfits to incorporate simple stripes in an effortlessly French way. Below you’ll find the chicest striped pieces on the market accompanied by sophisticated sidekick items to add to your capsule closet.
Miniskirt + Sneakers
Playing off of the striped top with the Adidas’ stripe is very fun styling. Break it up with a monochromatic miniskirt and throw on a bright bag.