In case you missed our handy guide, there are lots of celebrations to mark Bastille Day tonight. Planning to partake in the festivities? Channel your best French fashion blogger—we like Cherry Blossom Girl and Miss Pandora—with sophisticated pieces trussed up with lady-like bows and rose petals.
Watching the Maid Race (left)
A chic Parisian-geek look that’ll work while watching L’Enfant Cafe and Bar’s legendary Maid Race and the after party. A Chanel-esque sweater brings a hint of old-world class to a heather-grey tee, while on-trend accents such as cut-out oxfords and thick-rimmed glasses bring everything back to 2010.
Eating Escargot (right)
Planning to celebrate with French cuisine? Scalloped accents and classic ballet flats dress up a dinner outfit without sacrificing style, while a simple black choker—made on the cheap with left-over ribbon—lends the outfit a subtle sexiness.