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A French-Inspired Beach Day

By Chelsea Fuss |

Even if you can’t make it to The French Riviera this summer, take a little inspiration from French style, for a light-hearted day at the beach! Infuse some color into your beach day with these sweet products:

1. Orange bikini from Petit Bateau. $70.70

2. Pink Espadrilles from NYC Espadrilles. $20

3. Sara Midda’s South of France : A Sketchbook from Amazon. $16.76

Happy beach-going!

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Chelsea Fuss is a blogger and prop stylist based in Portland who blogs daily at Frolic!

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26 thoughts on “A French-Inspired Beach Day

  1. Katy says:

    I love these ideas! Wearing French-inspired clothing always makes me feel a bit more chic :)

  2. {gemmifer} says:

    I bought that book back in the ’90s… I think it’s high time that I pull it off my bookshelf and take a “tour” of the South of France!

  3. Stephanie Judith says:

    orange is my FAVORITE color, and I’m in LOVE with that bikini!

  4. Texas Mom says:

    I agree with Katy! Wearing French inspired clothes always makes me feel more chic too. Those women really know how to dress!

  5. Kelly K. says:

    So cute and pretty! Great theme for the summer :)

  6. Carol Ann says:

    I like those pinks shoes the best :)

  7. Gilda says:

    I visited France years ago on my honeymoon. I’d love to return to the Riviera and revisit the bars some of my favorite writers used to frequent.

  8. Gretchen says:


  9. Katherine says:

    Love those shoes!

  10. Roma says:

    That bathing suit looks super flattering! And such a great color!

  11. Wendy says:

    Love it. Just need a baguette, some wine and a sexy French guy for a perfect picnic on the beach :)

  12. Renee says:

    Top your French inspired beach day with French food! Also, i’d choose more black and white things next time! classic french

  13. Eliza says:

    Cute book! Would be great on my coffee table.

  14. Rosie says:

    LOVE all these bright colors! Pink and orange together look like sunset.

  15. Aela says:

    As if I didn’t miss the beach enough already! Oh, to be on the French Riviera and not stuck in the office. Thanks for the daydream :)

  16. Jolene says:

    Those shoes are amazing… I want them in every color… for me AND my daughters!

  17. Marie says:

    Ooh la la! Allons-y à la plage!

  18. Annabelle says:

    Draw me like one of your French girls… LOL!!! I would love a sketchbook!

  19. April Rose says:

    Love the bikini!

  20. JulieVR says:

    Espadrilles!! Love them… I wore them as a teenager, when we actually went to France. Sigh. Love the stripey notebook too!

  21. marinka says:

    Oh, great. Now I want to go to the South of France. Or any other part of France, for that matter.

  22. Janice Croze says:

    There’s nothing like getting all “frenched up” for the beach. Love the choices here!

  23. casi says:

    The French style immediately makes me feel more chic! Love those shoes – oh so much. Adorable post!

  24. Amber says:

    I love that bathing suit! I normally stick to a one piece, but the color orange is one of my favorites. As for France, I’ve only seen the inside of the airport so far. It’s on my list of places to go.

  25. laurenjimeson says:

    Love those espadrilles! Just bought a pair this past week and they are the perfect summer shoe!

  26. Emily @ Live Renewed says:

    Love the orange suit! Orange is my favorite color! And I love that everything is affordable!

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