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Jeanne Beker’s spring guide to perfect Parisian chic
This spring, the hautest look strolling the streets is Paris-inspired chic. So we had Jeanne Beker pick the perfect pieces to help us channel our inner mademoiselle — from basket bags to ballet flats.
PATRIOTIC PATTERNS Milli Ltd., 231 Avenue Rd., $495, “I could see Picasso wearing this, it’s got that true artistic feel to it.” Pink Tartan, 77 Yorkville Ave., $295, “This is a great little sweater to wear out on the golf course.” STRAP IN Studio D, 2570 Yonge St., $345, “These See by Chloe espadrilles are a great shoe to run around in.” CASHMERE COOL Snapdragon, 604 Mt. Pleasant Rd., $275, “A cashmere sweater with some whimsy in it is really cool.” SAILOR STYLE Andrews, Bayview Village, $475, “Oh how French can you get! These are the classic sailor pants.” ROBE ROUGE Sandro Paris, Yorkdale mall, $455, “I love the length of this dress. It’s got a ’40s nostalgic, feminine flare and is light as a feather.” A MINI BASKET Zara, Yorkdale mall, $39.90, “This little bag is just adorable. A beautiful summer accent piece that makes you smile.” OFF TO THE BALLET Davids, 66 Bloor St. W., $670, “These Chloe flats are beautiful with the scallopped detailing around the edge.” BUCKLE UP Milli Ltd., 231 Avenue Rd., $1,695, “This is just mouth-watering. It’s irresistible. It makes such a statement no matter what you’re wearing.” COLONEL MUSTARD Aldo, Promenade mall, $65, “This little ankle strap always looks very French to me, with a great pointy toe.”
A wide BRIM CHAPEAU CHIC Aldo, Promenade mall, $22, “It looks like something right out of the past, but has a modern French flare to it.” PIÈCE DE RÉSISTANCE Andrews, Bayview Village, $125, “This sporty Longchamp neckerchief is a forever piece.”
BELLE BLAZER Sandro Paris, Yorkdale mall, $545, “This is a great tailored jacket. I love the double-breasted style. That’s really back big time.” THE RIGHT STRIPE Andrews, Bayview Village, $595, “I love this pinstripe A-line skirt with these big buttons.”