Designers We Love: French Designers and the French Woman's Wardrobe Hack
The fact that French women tend to use less closet space than their American counterparts is by virtue of the brilliant wardrobe hack of buying fewer items of higher quality that stand the test of time and trends. Spending more on fewer, high-quality items is the wardrobe hack that contributes to the French woman’s global reputation for being timelessly and effortlessly tres chic.
You may have heard the adage “buy once, cry once". It means a buyer’s initial misgivings about the price of an expensive item gives way to the satisfaction of their purchase because of the outstanding craftsmanship and durability of the item. Union & Fifth’s collection of donated, gently-worn designer clothes and accessories from labels like Chanel, Christian Louboutin, Balenciaga, Lanvin and YSL gives you the opportunity to purchase pieces that may have otherwise remained out-of-reach for your budget but now find a long-lasting home in your closet.
Here are our top 5 picks by French labels that abide by the French woman’s wardrobe hack. These designer pieces offer affordable luxury, durable craftsmanship, and the wardrobe je ne sais quoi for which chic French women are known.