18 Affordable Dresses From France: French Style Dresses

Here are some of the best affordable French style dresses from France to wear in the summer and spring seasons.  Having been to Paris, France, I’ve curated different types of French style off the shoulder dresses, linen dress, wrap dresses, and floral dresses in a variety of colors that every French girl wear.

No longer are the days’ French women or French girls would only wear basic or classic shades such as white, beige, black, or navy colors anymore.  Though, these classic colors are still a staple in every women’s wardrobe.  

If you’ve been searching for the best French style summer dresses from France, buy a few neutral or basic palette summer dresses (beige, white, tan, grey, or black dresses), colorful floral pattern dresses, polka dots dresses, and soft or solid colored dresses in green, blush pink, or yellow color.  


Most French girls these days love wearing their breezy floral wrap dresses, linen dresses, soft pastel, and solid-colored dresses in the summer and spring seasons.  You’ll also notice that those are practically the styles they would also keep in their wardrobe and pack in their suitcase before they go on a vacation.

 

Affordable French Style Dresses From France To Wear In The Summer & Spring

 

2. Colorful French Style Dresses From France: Boho Chic Parisian Style Dresses

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2.1 Colorful Dresses From France Like A French Style Boho Chic? Parisian Outfits

Let’s pull out some gorgeous bright color or soft pastel boho chic colorful dresses from France.  These French style dresses and Paris style dresses will make you look effortlessly chic much like the Parisian and French women’s classic wardrobes in colors from the South of France.  

Firstly, choose a flattering floral print dress that can be worn for daytime and nighttime.  Any type of French dress from colorful floral dresses to soft pastel faded colored dresses to solid-colored dresses or vintage floral print dresses.

As for styling, you’ll be able to match these French style floral dresses with layered gold necklaces, white sneakers, flat sandals, ballet flats, espadrilles, and a woven basket bag.

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See more colors to choose from to complete your French girl style.

Adding some beautiful boho chic colorful French style dresses from the South of France, incorporating Parisian outfits in your wardrobe, and wearing the most stunning colorful dresses from France on your vacation, or a daily basis while out and about shopping, to a coffee shop, and brunching can certainly transform your appearance to a more vibrant yet effortlessly Parisian chic. 

This should be your attempt to make your decisions on how to wear a French style boho chic in colorful dresses and dressing every day infinitely easier.

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Who says that you can’t wear boho chic colorful French style dresses while in France?  There’s no such dress code to wearing like a French Style in Paris or wherever you happen to be living in the world.

I would like to break the myth that a French style outfit, Parisian fashion, and Parisian outfits are all about basics and neutral colors such as black, navy, nude, and white.  You can still achieve wearing a French style boho chic outfit in colorful dresses as long as it looks seamlessly chic and effortlessly dressed in style.

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This boho chic dress that I wore was when I went to Morocco.  It was originally a Kaftan style but I opted to wear it like a French style boho chic by cutting the back a few inches to create an off-the-shoulder dress.

This is a soft colorful dress pairing it with my tiny scarf worn as a headband, a straw bag, and flat sandals

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A perfect chic dress to wear in the summer.

Below are some of the similar colorful dresses that are French style boho-chic dresses, which can be worn on any occasion whether it be during the summer season around the city or at the beach.

What I love about some of these street style colorful dresses is that they’re so versatile in so many ways.  You can still find ways to incorporate your style and combine it with different pieces as you desire.  

However, you may find that from your endless searches, to achieve a French style bohemian chic look, you must be wearing neutral colors.  I beg to differ from this myth.  I’ve been to France several times, and as I mentioned above, not all French women wear all boring basic colors.

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Available to buy on Anthropologie.  French style colorful floral dress.

I have encountered, the majority do love to wear Parisian fashion colorful dresses as it gives them the ability to express their personality and style.  Bohemian chic colorful dresses are also classic and timeless especially when they’re worn during the summer season.

Who wouldn’t like to wear colorful dresses in the summer and spring seasons?  It makes us look so unique and vibrant yet boho chic in our own style.


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I once interviewed a French girl from Paris who refused to wear the typical neutral Parisian colors that are so-called the “French Parisian style look”.  She wears mostly colorful tops and boho chic dresses, golden and shiny ballet flats, and bright-red bodycon dresses.  Her pants are even slouchy black trousers that are covered in colors and glitter.

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Available to buy on Anthropologie.  French bohemian chic style dress.

Her opinion on the Parisian outfits and French clothing is also more on the way how women mix the clothes, how we move with elegance, how we carry ourselves regardless of our sense of style, and how we cross our legs and the little things that make a difference.

She also emphasized the fact that in France, French women don’t always wear branded or labeled items, as it can come across as very snobby.

This is in contrast to many American women as they seem to put in a lot of effort into looking extremely dolled up and put-together, based on her observations whilst living in New York in the past.

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Available to buy on Anthropologie.  The Parisian fashion and Parisian outfit in French bohemian chic style dress midi silhouette with eye-catching prints.

Whereas, the Parisian fashion, Parisian outfits, and French style dresses are more about how you put and mix different pieces of clothing that are less about appearing too perfect and put-together, and it’s more about looking more effortlessly chic.

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Available to buy on Anthropologie.  Romantic maxi Parisian fashion and Parisian outfit French bohemian chic style silhouette dress from France with adjustable straps, smocked bodice, and side slant pocket, perfect for street style and beachwear.

In America, many women put a lot of effort into looking extremely put-together and done-up.  The Parisian style and French style are less about appearing perfect and more about appearing effortless.

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Available to buy on Anthropologie.  French bohemian chic style dress in midi silhouette featuring a romantic floral print.

Take for example Audrey Hepburn’s style back in the past from when she used to wear some gorgeous colored dresses in either solid and bright colors or a colored floral or patterned dress.  

Audrey was known for her elegant, feminine, yet bold styles like some of her accessories such as oversized hats and sunglasses pairing them with her neutral and colorful dresses.


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Whatever design and colors in Parisian outfits she wore she still managed to pull off a sense of a very glamorous yet chic and classic French style look.

Here are some of the similar Audrey Hepburn’s dressing styles.

However, just because Audrey used to dress in expensive designer clothing or dresses, it doesn’t really mean that you also have to emulate her pricey style.  In fact, among all celebrities, she’s probably one of the best and easiest women to emulate.

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This is due to her simple style of dressing in different Parisian outfits such as one neutral color, some bright colors, and colorful dresses that are chic and elegant.  These French dresses are seemingly glamorous, slim-cut pants, ballet flats, and some of her oversized hats and sunglasses.

Here, you’ll be able to find the budget style colored dresses from France that are boho chic, and easy to dress up that you’ve been looking for.  You’ll be able to incorporate the Parisian outfits of Audrey Hepburn’s timeless pieces into your French wardrobe while maintaining a tight budget.

2.2 How To Wear French Straw Bags (Rattan Bags) With French Style Dresses From France?

Straw bags (rattan bags) are so versatile as they can be paired with different French dresses and Parisian clothing.  French straw bags are your perfect French accessories statement to wear in the summer and spring with your Floral and soft pastel-colored dresses. 




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You’ll still achieve that French style looks yet bohemian chic in appearance.

French straw bags are everywhere!  You’ll find that women love wearing straw bags in Morrocco, Italy, and France.  


There are other colors to choose from here.

I did some deep research about the history and behind the popular trend of French straw bags, (rattan bags or basket bags).  I found out that, Jane Birkin was originally the first lady who invented the French straw bags, the French basket bags trend in the late 70s (quote me if I’m wrong).

Jane Birkin used to wear her straw or French basket bags as her handbag all over Paris and France while she was discovered by photographers, the straw bags soon became a trend.

Though, growing up, I remember seeing farmers have also used different types of basket bags while harvesting fruits and vegetables.  Back then and to this day, the French basket bags are still very useful to farmers and villagers.  These days, straw bags have become iconic and fashion statements in women’s French accessories.  

Here are some of the French straw bags that you can incorporate in your colored Parisian dresses or any other summer and spring outfits.  They’re simple, easy to style yet chic, as you won’t find them hard to combine with whatever color you wear to complete that French style look.

2.3 How To Wear Head Wrap Scarfs As A Headband Like A French Style Chic?

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There are so many different ways to wear head wrap scarves like a French style.  I usually wear my head wrap scarf as a headband fashionably.  

A scarf can be worn as a hair tie or a headband to compliment your outfit and as an accessory piece. 

French women love to wear scarves in different seasons.  Of course, during the summer and spring seasons, a light thin scarf is mostly worn as an additional accessory fashion statement.

If you wear a bright colored dress, it’s nice to add some soft pastel or neutral head wrap scarf to wrap around your head like a headband to soften the entire appearance.  

For example, in this colorful dress that I wore from when I was in Morocco, I paired it with my soft pastel head wrap to complement the colored dress and straw bag that I wore.

Wearing headwraps can instantly enhance your features and the whole appearance and style you’re aiming for.  It gives you that French style bohemian look while still maintaining the minimalist and effortless look.

2.4 French Style Flat Sandals To Wear: French Shoes

This French style chic and sleek flat leather sandals are your go-to sandals for the summer and spring season to pair with any outfit.  They’re available in various colors to choose from.

The adjustable buckle closure straps are so soft and you can easily slip your feet in comfort.  Featuring leather upper, lightly padded footbed to keep your feet extremely comfortable wherever you go.  

It’s also constructed with molded micro-heel and man-made outsole.

These timeless classic French style flat sandals are also aesthetically designed.  Made to easily slip on, perfect for when you’re on the go.  These are chic yet minimalist and comfortable, as they’re lightly padded footbeds.

Made in Italy, constructed with leather insole, mini block heel, and rubber outsole.

 

3. French Style Off The Shoulder French Dresses From France: Parisian Fashion & Parisian Clothing

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I’ve written a detailed article on how to wear an off the shoulder dress like Parisian fashion and French style before.  There’s a reason why I keep creating content about off the shoulder French dresses. 


This Parisian fashion button-down off the shoulder linen dress is also available in other colors to choose from.

French style and Parisian style off the shoulder dresses are so flattering to the neckline, and shoulders, yet chic and elegant that most of all loved by fashion French girls.

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These Parisian fashion off the shoulder linen dresses from France are made from cottonI wore this when I went back to Rome, Italy in 2018.  It’s so light, breezy, and it’s the perfect material to wear in the summer while walking and sightseeing around the city. 


This Parisian clothing off the shoulder French style dress also has different colors to choose from.

Here are some similar off the shoulder linen dresses from France, Parisian fashion.

While wearing this off the shoulder dress in Parisian fashion in Rome, I paired it with my favorite thin light scarf as a headband, a straw bag, and my comfortable and stylish flat sandals.

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Here are some similar dresses from France if you’ve been looking for the perfect and romantic French style dresses, and street style Parisian fashion off the shoulder dress to wear in the summer and spring. 

With rising temperatures while on your vacations or just taking a stroll around your city, wear some flattering off the shoulder French style floral dresses.  There are so many options to choose from here.


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In case you were wondering if the growing trend of off the shoulder dresses has already faded, it couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Shop on Revolve.  Chic French style dresses, and floral off the shoulder dress like a Parisian style.

The majority of French clothing brands still can’t get enough of the off the shoulder dress’ flirtatious and romantic silhouette, and of course, neither can I.  


These chic and colorful ruffle off the shoulder dresses from France are also available in other colors to choose from.

This includes a French classic straight-across neckline style off the shoulder dress or even ruffle details across the neck and on both off the shoulder, and bright-colored, or pastel-colored off the shoulder dress. 

To demonstrate my favorite Parisian fashion dress, I’ve pulled together some of the best off the shoulder dresses in every French style possible.

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Shop on Revolve.  Parisian Fashion Chic embroidered floral off the shoulder dress with crochet fabric overlay like a Parisian style.

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Shop on Revolve.  Parisian Fashion Chic off the shoulder dress with elasticized neckline and waist like a Parisian style.

 

This article will always be updated.  Don’t forget to bookmark our Dresses from France article so you can get some ideas and shop your favorite basic white, nude, or beige-colored French style dresses, and colorful French style dresses for summer and spring.

 

Affordable French Style Outfits: Parisian Style Striped Tops In Colors & Neutral

Here are some of the best French style outfits, and Parisian style striped tops in colors, and neutral to buy.  In this part of one series of French style outfits, you’ll find different pieces of striped shirts and French style striped tops in a variety of colors to choose from.

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