The Ultimate Guide to Being a French Girl

June 27, 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Being a French Girl | Alyssa Pacaut

This French Girl thing is wildly addictive! Since I’ve combed every corner of the internet looking for the key to eternal chicdom, I thought it was time to share the fruits of my labor. Here is the ultimate guide with a link that will help you do anything (or nothing at all) like a French Girl. Enjoy!

Style
• How to dress like a French Girl.
• How to master your personal style like a French Girl.
• How to crack the style code like a French Girl.
• How to approach your style like a French Girl.
• How to define style like a French Girl.

Wardrobe and Packing
• How to build a spring/summer wardrobe like a French Girl.
• How to build a fall/winter wardrobe like a French Girl.
• How to build an ethical wardrobe like a French Girl.
• How to pack for the spring in France like a French Girl.
• How to pack for the winter in France like a French Girl.

Accessories
• How to accessorize like a French Girl.
• How to tie a scarf like a French Girl.
• How to wear one accessory like a French Girl.
• How to choose jewelry like a French Girl.
• How to own a five pairs of shoes like a French Girl.

Shop
• How to shop French stores like a French Girl.
• How to not trust salespeople like a French Girl.
• How to shop the pharmacy like a French Girl.
• How to shop Zara like a French Girl.
• How to shop in New York like a French Girl.

Beauty
• How to enhance your natural beauty like a French Girl.
• How to streamline your beauty regime like a French Girl.
• How to find the best beauty products at a pharmacy like a French Girl.
• How to barely wear foundation like a French Girl.
• How to wear perfume like a French Girl.

Hair
• How to style your hair like a French Girl.
• How to wash your hair like a French Girl.
• How to work your bangs like a French Girl.
• How to get messy-yet-chic bedhead like a French Girl.
• How to get Brigitte Bardot hair like a French Girl.

Food
• How to cook like a French Girl.
• How to eat like a French Girl.
• How to make sandwiches like a French Girl.
• How to store cheese like a French Girl.
• How to buy dijon mustard like a French Girl.

Entertaining
• How to throw a dinner party like a French Girl.
• How to set your table like a French Girl.
• How to be the hostess with the mostest like a French Girl.
• How to entertain like a French Girl.
• How to ring in the New Year like a French Girl.

Working Out
• How to “not work out” like a French Girl.
• How to dress for the gym like a French Girl.
• How to work out like a true French Girl.
• How to exercise in an easy going way like a French Girl.
• How to have a balanced approach to working out like a French Girl.

Living
• How to Instagram like a French Girl.
• How to decorate your home like a French Girl.
• How to gesture like a French Girl.
• How to “treat yo self” like a French Girl.
• How to really, truly be like a French Girl.

Culture
• How to give gifts like a French Girl.
• How to fit in (culturally) like a French Girl.
• How to learn French so you can talk like a French Girl.
• How to watch movies like a French Girl.
• How to differentiate between American and French Girls from a half-French Girl.

Paris
• How to day trip from Paris like a French Girl.
• How to go gluten-free in Paris like a French Girl.
• How to know more about the Eiffel Tower like a French Girl.
• How to find romantic spots in Paris like a French Girl.
• How to listen to songs about Paris like a French Girl.

Anti-French Girl
• How to not want to be a French Girl.
• How to not get caught up in the perfection of the French Girl.
• How to not obsess about being a French Girl.
• How to not do things like a French Girl.
• How to not dress like a French Girl.

P.S. Merci to the crew at Cup of Jo for inspiring this post and some French words you may want to learn.