The mood: new season 23. The look: Preppy French-infused fashionista in the city. Because, when it comes to clothes, those timeless, smart-chic women sashaying around Paris always get it right. (At MV we’re certified Francophiles, through and through). So, we’re having our all-things-Coco-Chanel moment, right here in London. Signature Breton stripes, trophy blazers, toe cap pumps, oversized shades, boucle cardigans, just some of the essential fashion items we’re lifting from the covetable French wardrobe.


Trust this double-breasted silhouette and crest-button finish to catapult you into SS23 

Rooted in the Preppycore mood seeing Parisian amped-up separates shoot into the limelight, let’s cut to the good bit, shall we? The clothes! Cue all the stylish components needed to build your ultimate French-neat aesthetic. This spring, handily wrapped up in a core capsule edit to weave into your workwear, take into town, or simply utilise as your everyday uniform. 

The polo shirt collar is an important detail of the season

There are some key players, of course. Get fully prepped in a trophy blazer - you’ll wear it all the time. Pick from a pinstripe, tweed or clean boyish finish, in double-breasted, cropped and pocket-front shapes. These are forever-jackets and just make good fashion sense. 


A knitwear-elevating tie-back faultless for city mooching or living it up at weekends

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It's time to stripe up in less-than-ordinary Breton top upgraders. Revived with fancy cuff details, relaxed boxy fits and the It sporty polo collar of the season, she’s a clever little number we’d happily wear daily. Your trusty jeans aren't going to know what's hit them.

Have you heard the shoe news? This season, ballet flats are back. Oh yes. Remember a time when Kate Moss and Sienna Miller wore nothing but slim little leather pumps? Well history is about to repeat itself - prepare for ballet flattie fashion world domination. Ours, have been tweaked to perfection for the perfect foot-flattering cut and achingly cool contrast block on the toe. You’re welcome. Preppy-chic City of Light style, right this way…