I'm French and Live in California—This Is My 7-Piece Wardrobe

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If we’re looking for those effortlessly chic outfit ideas, Vanessa Oblinsky’s feed is a go-to. The French Canadian lifestyle blogger was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, and now resides in San Diego, California, with her three sons and husband. It’s that laid-back California vibe mixed with the sleek French sartorial sensibilities that makes her personal style so covetable.

So on that note, we thought we’d tap Oblinsky for insight into the specific pieces she relies on to create forward silhouettes. What you'll notice is that all of the items in question are easy yet still impossibly chic.

Ahead, you’ll uncover the seven-piece wardrobe she swears by, complete with visual inspiration and a debriefing on why each item is a must from her point of view. And if you’re shopping at the moment, you’ll also uncover some product recommendations.

1. Relaxed White Shirt

"A wardrobe staple! It's like the chic version of a classic white T-shirt to me. A white relaxed shirt and jeans are my favorite." — Oblinsky

& Other Stories Boxy Button Up Shirt ($89)

Madewell Downtown Shirt ($65)

H&M Cotton Shirt ($21)

Treasure & Bond Gauzy Cotton Tunic Blouse ($69)

2. Jumpsuit

"I just love them. No fuss, so easy and versatile." — Oblinsky

Bb Dakota Takin' Care of Biz Jumpsuit ($62)

Bdg Lizzy Short Sleeve Coverall Jumpsuit ($99)

Urban Outfitters Uo Zoey Workwear Romper ($69)

Eloquii Off the Shoulder Jumpsuit ($100)

3. Midi Skirt

"They are timeless, easy to dress up or down, and are good to have year-round." — Oblinsky

Moon River Leopard Print Skirt ($64)

Vince Slip Skirt ($265)

Daisy Street Daisy Street Chloe Button-Front Skirt ($45)

Eloquii Drape Tied Maxi Skirt ($70)

Stella Jean Asos Design Plisse Midaxi Skirt in Bright Floral Print ($0)

4. High-Waisted Straight-Leg Jeans

"High-waisted denim is so flattering. I love the silhouette of an accentuated waist! And as a mom, relaxed fits are easily a top favorite." — Oblinsky

Levi's Wedgie Straight Jeans ($98)

Agolde Lana Mid Rise Vintage Straight Jeans ($188)

Citizens of Humanity Charlotte High Rise Straight Jeans ($268)

H&M Girlfriend Regular Jeans ($30)

5. Higher-Neckline Top

"Higher-cut and mock-neck tops are effortlessly chic. They instantly elevate a casual outfit!" — Oblinsky

Vince Draped Neck Shell Top ($97.5)

Lioness New York City Top ($31)

& Other Stories Fitted Cropped Tank Top ($59)

Holzweiler Heime Knit Top ($115)

Eloquii Drama Shoulder Tee ($49.95)

Urban Outfitters Uo White Long Sleeve Layering Top ($34)

6. Blazer

"The easiest way to elevate a casual outfit." — Oblinsky

Mango Double-Breasted Blazer ($60)

H&M Gathered-Sleeve Jacket ($50)

Liverpool Los Angeles X Living in Yellow Becca Double Breasted Blazer ($119)

Mango Gingham Blazer - Women | Mango Usa ($60)

& Other Stories Oversized Wool Blazer ($219)

Open Edit Blazer ($75)

7. White Jeans

"I wear them year-round. They're the perfect chic alternative to your classic blue jeans when you want to switch it up." — Oblinsky

Agolde 90's Pinch Waist High Rise Straight Jeans ($178)

Slvrlake London Jeans ($249)

Levi's 501 Skinny Jeans ($90)

& Other Stories Treasure Cut Jeans ($99)

Next, these are the fashionable basics French girls wear all the time.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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