I was a senior in high school the year the movie Before Sunrise came out. The story of a guy and a girl meeting on a train in Europe and spending the night wandering around Vienna together was pretty much what I was hoping would happen to me once I was out on my own (yeah, no). I loved that movie and I loved its sequel, Before Sunset, which caught up with Jessie and Celine nine years later. The third movie in the set, Before Midnight, was just released this summer.

 Before Sunrise  (image)

Before Sunrise (image)

I loved the first two movies and can't wait to see the third, but what's relevant for this blog is Celine's wardrobe in each movie. In each one, she only wears one outfit, and each one is stunningly simple and French and chic and timeless and able to hold up under any circumstances.

 Before Sunset  (image)

Before Sunset (image)

 Before Sunset  (image)

Before Sunset (image)

Even though we know the films take place over one 24 hour period, the wardrobe illustrates perfectly that French concept of sticking with a few perfect pieces and wearing them repeatedly.

 Before Midnight  (image)

Before Midnight (image)