7 Things Everyone Can Learn From This 43-Year-Old French Trendsetter

Around the world, women look to their counterparts in France as a source of inspiration. It seems that French women have a lesson in effortlessly cool fashion to teach the rest of us. But, sitting at the pinnacle of the Parisians is the model, rocker, and muse Caroline de Maigret. At 43, Caroline’s laid-back yet elegant style is equally inspiring to women at 21 as it is to those at 81. The trendsetter’s style manages to transcend age in part because her approach to dressing is particularly refreshing; she manages to share her unique taste while always keeping things simple.

But, don’t just take it from us, it turns out Caroline has some seriously inspiring words on exactly how she developed her rules for dressing. To help highlight her perspective, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite quotes from Caroline over the past years. Each encapsulates exactly what makes her a favorite among fashion’s It crowd, no matter where they live. Continue on to check out her style, and read up on a few of our favorite quotes from Caroline.

A neutral turtleneck is a must-have.
Oversized glasses are an effortless accessory to add to your look.
These go with everything.
Never underestimate the power of a basic v-neck sweater.
This chic long coat is the perfect addition to a simple wardrobe.
This feminine shape is so elegant.
You can’t call your style French without a trench coat.
Try this classic style.
A minimal shoulder bag makes day-to-night dressing simple.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated. Up next, 17 items every Instagram-obsessed girl will love.


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