What to wear for the French country weekend hasn’t changed very much for me over the years.
Old favourites with some re-invention keep coming out of the closet.
The French countryside, especially in Provence, is very casual. Pants, tees, jackets and a short boot or sneaker will take you just about anywhere you want to go. The dress is easy and the beauty of a French country weekend is it’s relaxed.
A mix and match style makes the planning and packing so much easier.
The Zepher boots walk with me everywhere and the khaki field jacket is never off my back, especially in unpredictable spring weather. It’s the perfect cover; not too heavy and not too light to be worn with most pieces, even dresses.
This off the shoulder blouse with jeans and boots is a new favourite because the length of sleeve contrasting with the neckline looks current but flattering. I am still spraying the molecule 01 fragrance with abandon; it’s a perfect combination of heady but fresh for this time of year.
What about this bag; cute and kind of quirky for the weekends? I find it great fun and a crossover style is my go-to when I don’t need a big tote.
Would you wear a beret? This one from Gucci is one to keep and looks great pulled down. I like it with the white pants and a new take on the chambray shirt. I wish I had this weekender from Gucci (so tempted). This bag might be Italian but I am sure “joy” would fit right on in and be happy in France.
And my latest find, the beach stick; gives the glow without the risk. Try the moon beach, it’s very pretty.
That’s what I am wearing for the French country weekend. xv
What To Wear: The French Country Weekend
- 6. gucci beret // 7. cotton chambray top // 8. white pants // 9. beach stick // 10. gucci “joy” // 11. illesteva sunglasses
illustrations leo greenfield