French women have style down to a science. Over the years, fashion icons like Clémence Poésy and Lou Doillon have added their own flavor into the formula, but the hallmarks have remained the same for decades. So the next time you find yourself packing for the City of Light, leave your designer sneakers at home. When in Paris, do as the Parisians do.
For eight secrets to French style, click on the slideshow above.