I will be the first to admit that I am not immune to the incredible allure of what has now become known as the French-girl phenomenon. That said, I’m always yearning to be able to pull off that stylish effortlessness the Parisians are known for. One way I go about achieving this is by adding elevated basics to my wardrobe as well as some standout pieces that are essential to French style. One key piece that seems ubiquitous to French women, no matter the year or the season, is the tweed jacket.
With the goal of putting together some chic French girl–inspired outfits this fall, I kept tweed jackets top of mind. The iconic outerwear is known for easily elevating even the most basic of looks. I plan on wearing one with everything from a T-shirt, jeans, and flats to a classic slip dress—the styling possibilities are truly endless. Ahead, shop 27 of my top tweed-jacket picks of the moment, plus some visual inspiration on how to wear the styles straight from the chicest French women around.