Any doubts that it's officially Summer were put to rest this week when our favorite stylish snappers brightened up our stream with a constant flow of snaps. While Poppy and Cara Delevingne were getting busy across the pond at The Animal Ball, American designers were winning honors left and right with the CFDA when The Woolmark Prize and CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists were announced. Of course all was caught on Instagram, which means we reap the benefits. Click through to see this week's best shots!
Posts for July 14th 2013
"With French women, you first see the woman, and then you see the clothes," Carine Roitfeld has said when describing the essence of French style. "It's more the way you mix the clothes and how you move, how you open your bag, how you cross your legs — just little things that make a difference."
Roitfeld makes it sound simple, but that perfect mix of irreverence, glamour, sex appeal, and slouch? Easier said than done. "It's the fantasy of the entire world of women, even French women, to be the perfect Parisienne," Le Figaro columnist Bertrand de Saint Vincent told The New York Times.
Elusive, yes, but not impossible. Brigitte Bardot did it. Jane Birkin, too. And while there's no denying the allure of those dames, they're not the only ones. In honor of Bastille Day, check out 25 totally modern French femmes who somehow embody that certain je nais se quoi to a T.
— Additional reporting by Randy Miller