You shouldn't have to dismount at Charles de Gaulle Airport for a slice of Parisian life. Many of us are just one gilded mirror away from simulating it in our own homes. Because despite what people tell you, doing as the French do is really quite achievable with the right attitude and eye for detail.
For starters, there's a few design rules to stick to for maximum French interior style. A blank canvas, helped along by a lick of white paint and mismatched timber are an ideal place to start. Aside from that, it all comes down to the decor. Fresh flowers and candlesticks are the obvious additions. But what about the less so? Below, we bring you a roundup of what to buy if you're ready to lean into Parisian interior decor.
For more in the way of all things Gallic, see our 7 tips for styling your home like a French girl. Additionally, why not peruse our favourite Instagram accounts to follow if you're ever in the mood for Paris? Otherwise, take note from our favourite French girls. We've created a retrospective on the late Jane Birkin's best style moments. And here is our homage to the wardrobe of cinema icon Lea Seydoux. And here is a roundup of our most loved films from French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard. Enjoy.