Happy Bastille Day! Quick history lesson: July 14 marks the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, which symbolized the rise of modern France. In honor of the country’s national day, we’ve curated a collection of all things French, from berets to stripes—plus some picks from our fave French fashion designers, like Chanel and Isabel Marant. So, break out the bubbly, enjoy a baguette (or croissant or macaron) and don your best Parisian look. Apprecie!
1. Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Dress
Stripes are pretty much the country’s national print. Slip on a striped shift for instant Parisian fashion.
2. French Connection scarf
Bundle up in a red-and-white striped circle scarf. $30; frenchconnection.com.
3. Kenzo Eiffel tower tee
Celebrate the City of Lights by wearing its iconic landmark: the Eiffel Tower! $110; net-a-porter.com.
4. Repetto mary janes
Step into a pair of bold sapphire blue Mary Janes-the color of the French flag! $325; repetto.com.
5. Sandro denim shorts
Tuck your striped shirt into a pair of cool chambray shorts by French label Sandro. $132; sandro-paris.com.
6. Laduree macarons
Treat yourself to macarons—the delicate French dessert. Bon Appetit! laduree.com.
7. Souvenirs of Paris beret
Don a beret, once the national hat of France, to fete France’s national day. $19; souvenirsofparis.com.
8. Bensimon sneakers
These comfy steppers are considered the go-to summer shoe for French women. $55; shopbop.com.
9. Vintage Chanel bag
What's more French than Chanel? Shoulder the quilted purse and make Coco proud.$4987; matchesfashion.com.
10. Isabel Marant wedges
Celebrate the holiday on-trend with a pair of the wildly popular sneaker wedges by French designer Isabel Marant. $640; net-a-porter.com.
11. Annick Goutal Nuit Etoilee
This French eau de toilette spray is inspired by a moonlit sky. Spritz on this pretty blend of sweet orange, peppermint, pine and flowers.$122; annickgoutal.com.
12. Veuve Clicquot champagne
Finally, toast to the holiday by popping some bubbly. $50; wine.com.