It's Bastille Day! 12 French-Inspired Picks To Help You Celebrate
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!
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Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Dress
- Stripes are pretty much the country’s national print. Slip on a striped shift for instant Parisian fashion.
- $245; farfetch.com.
French Connection scarf
Bundle up in a red-and-white striped circle scarf.
Kenzo Eiffel tower tee
Celebrate the City of Lights by wearing its iconic landmark: the Eiffel Tower!
Repetto mary janes
Step into a pair of bold sapphire blue Mary Janes-the color of the French flag!
Sandro denim shorts
Tuck your striped shirt into a pair of cool chambray shorts by French label Sandro.
Treat yourself to macarons—the delicate French dessert. Bon Appetit!
Souvenirs of Paris beret
Don a beret, once the national hat of France, to fete France’s national day.
These comfy steppers are considered the go-to summer shoe for French women.
Vintage Chanel bag
What's more French than Chanel? Shoulder the quilted purse and make Coco proud.
Isabel Marant wedges
Celebrate the holiday on-trend with a pair of the wildly popular sneaker wedges by French designer Isabel Marant.
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.
Veuve Clicquot champagne
Finally, toast to the holiday by popping some bubbly.