There are few cultures that appreciate beauty as much as the French do. From fashion to art, France has always put a premium on style and form. This attention to detail also extends to interiors–after all, they invented the term “décor”. Whether it’s the low-key charm of a bistro chair or a shabby chic flea-market-inspired find, we’ve rounded up just a few of our favorites that have that certain je ne sais quoi, just in time for the most French of holidays, Bastille Day:
Why we love it: Brigitte remains one of the most famous French actresses ever. This black-and-white work captures the essence of the famed icon of style and screen.
Why we love them: Transport a corner of your kitchen to a Parisian bistro with these fabulous side chairs. The woven material cleverly creates a geometric pattern on the seat back for added interest.
Why we love it: It’s all about form in this elegant chandelier. Made of blown clear glass, the graceful silhouette adds a romantic touch to your dining area–or even above the bed.
Why we love them: Modern French interiors aren’t afraid of color, especially when used as an accent. This bold chair and ottoman set by famed French brand Ligne Roset makes a bold statement in any seating area.
Why we love it: The mere mention of Chanel evokes images of impeccable glamour. Bring an element of the designer’s unmistakable style with this print that depicts the even more iconic Chanel No. 5 logo.