Jul 30, 2014
There are many reasons to admire the French. Their very culture seems to exhibit the best in beauty, style, grace, and good taste. I adore the intoxicating incomparable cuisine and sweet little hidden cafes. But most of all, I admire their sense of fashion. As a budding minimalist and lover of travel, it is hard to deny that French women know how to embrace, master rather, a richly simple yet beautiful wardrobe.
In America, we move from trend to trend faster than a frantic crowd on Black Friday. The result? A closet full of trash. Even if you're not a trend whore you probably still own a closet full of trash. If you don't want your closet to look like the bargain bin at the thrift store, it might be time to start thinking like the French. For a start. I admit another country is not the be all and all of solutions to our materialist overcomsumptive ways. So as a run through my minimalist french style series, let's start with some basic principles.