Regardless of your stance on the years-long French-girl style obsession, you have to admit that they have plenty of easy outfit ideas up their chic sleeves. In opposition to the stereotypes in which French women only wear ballet flats and espadrilles, many of these easy outfits involve sneakers.
We’ve published dozens of stories about French-girl outfits over the years, so you probably know the drill there, but perhaps you’re curious about their sneaker-buying habits since they’ve become such a staple shoe style in their wardrobes. Accordingly, we scrolled through hundreds of chic French-girl outfits and kept seeing eight specific sneakers on the streets of Paris and beyond. As expected, most of them veer classic, but there are a few trendy surprises in the mix, and all are relatively affordable, which is always a plus.
Keep scrolling to see how the French style their favorite sneakers and shop them for yourself.