Saturday, 12 April 2014

The Secrets to French Style with La Redoute

There is no doubt about it that French know how to dress, especially the ladies with their effortless style that is admired by many around the world. Classic, elegant and feminine. 

Olivia Palermo may not be French but this lady sure knows how to dress, she is the perfect example of how to create a classic outfit and make it look a million dollars by accessorising, Paris Fashion Week for instance. Olivia never looks anything but prim & proper. Style icon. 

I do not own the above image. Photo credit - Phill Taylor

La Redoute are a global fashion brand focusing on 'French Style Made Easy', creating timeless pieces, accessible to all.

Want to look as sophisticated as French women do? Well, simplicity appears to be the answer. La Redoute have recently launched a new inspirational fashion guide dedicated to the Secrets of French Style highlighting the top 7 trends, combined with an array of fabulous quotes and top tips on how to re-create each look. 

1. The Trench Coat
2. The White Shirt
3. Classic Knitwear
4. The Breton Stripe
5. Denim
6. The Little Black Dress
7. Ballerina Pumps 

So I took a little inspiration and created my own French Style outfit, incorporating some of the top trends..

Casual Chic

Dress to impress

Trench Coat - Zara (Kids) | £29.99
T-Shirt - Dolce & Gabanna | £40
Dress - ASOS | £38
Jeans - Topshop | £38
Heels - La Redoute £59

"Simplicity is the keynote of  all true elegance"
Coco Chanel

"One is never over or underdressed with a little black dress"

- Karl Lagerfeld

"Buy less, choose well"

- Vivienne Westwood


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