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Note: This page describes the French Girly aesthetic from Japan. For the Western counterpart that was popular since at around the 1950s, see French Girl. For the mid-2010s Western tumblr counterpart to this aesthetic, see Pink Parisian.


French Girly (フレンチガーリー) is a substyle of Japanese Girly Kei fashion as well as an aesthetic created by and popular among young women in Japan. It is an elegant and feminine aesthetic that utilizes imagery associated with antique French Haussmann architecture and material culture, combined with whimsical and kawaii details. This type of fashion is largely inspired by luxury brands and prep, but takes on an extremely girly look that is fairly unique to Japanese culture.

This style can be commonly found on Instagram and has been reported on by Japanese fashion magazines as well as online sites aimed at young women. French Girly also centers around the clothing of various indie brands that gained notoriety for creating and catering to this aesthetic, largely by the brand Epine.

Visuals[]

  • Bows
  • Silk, lace
  • Roses, baby's breath, or other flowers
  • Desserts
  • Marble staircases
  • Gold mirrors

Fashion[]

As the fashion part of the aesthetic is derived from Japanese Girly fashion, it closely follows its typical silhouette while also integrating elements associated with parisian fashion, such as:

  • Berets
  • Tweed fabric
  • Floral lace
  • Houndstood or plaid patterns
  • Blouses with a large tied neck bow
  • Gold and pearl accents
  • Quilted handbags
  • Pumps

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TV Shows[]

  • Emily in Paris

Movies[]

  • Populaire
  • American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success

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External links to help get a better understanding of this aesthetic.

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