Become iconic: euro chic

This look is effortless couture. Don’t balk at that phrase. Euro chic fashionistas lend a couture air to non-couture items. It’s their ruthless selection of timeless classics, haute couture pieces, and edgy basics that makes people take notice.
Is this me?
Choose this style if you gravitate towards classic, high-end, ladylike pieces!

Old skool icon:
Catherine Deneuve
She has been a model/spokeperson for various designers for over 30 years. She is in her mid-60s and recently appeared in Louis Vuitton adverts.

Warning: this post does not have many items under $100! This is Euro Chic after all!

Check out some euro chic essentials:

blushing bouclé jacket
wool/nylon, sizes 2-14, also in black and avocado green, $50 – $60, J.Crew

tweed jacket
cotton/wool blend, DKNY, $295, Nordstrom

contrast-trim cardigan
cotton, XS-XL (with petite/tall options,)
alternate color: navy, $76, Banana Republic

For lux on the sly outerwear like trenches and elegant wool coats, turn to Anne Kline, XOXO, Miss Sixty, DKNY, Michael Kors, Laundry, or Jones NY.
double-breasted trench
cotton stretch blend, DKNY, only in XL, $78, SmartBargains

Must have tops for the EU Chic lady:

silk tie-neck blouse
silk, “Moonlight Night,” Joie, $101, Bluefly

ruffled cami
silk, “Victoria,” $98, J.Crew

Must Have Dresses and Skirts!

patterned day sheath
“Tempestuous,” Nanette Lepore, also in french blue, $166, Bluefly

80s flashback skirt
polyester/rayon, sizes 0-6, $68, Kosher Clothing

solid day sheath
Vivienne Tam, available in S-L, $186, Bluefly

Dark denim is a must have for EVERY fashionistas wardrobe. This is one of the most versatile fabrics for day-to-evening looks!
A long denim skirt should gracefully sweep the ground, not drag on it!
Wear the shoes you plan on wearing with them when you try on and alter accordingly!

EU Chic jean skirt
cotton stretch, XS-XL, $38, Junee’s

pinstripe pencil skirt
XS-L, $81, BCBG’s “Julia”, Bluefly

I chose these clothes for their classic lines. I dig these even though they are not my personal style. I hope you love them too!

Stay tuned for essential accessories for the Euro chic fashionista!


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