Victory: Brigitte Macron joined her husband, French President Emmanuel Macron, in celebrating France’s World Cup win with the team on Monday evening
Celebration: Brigitte, 65, and Macron, 40, posed next to France’s national football team captain Hugo Lloris, who held the World Cup trophy
Having fun: At one point, Brigitte proudly held the World Cup trophy over her head with the help of footballer Paul Pogba
France’s first lady wore her bobbed blonde hair loose around her shoulders, and she accessorized her sleek dress, which is believed to be custom Louis Vuitton, with a watch, a white gold cuff, and diamond bands on her fingers.
Macron donned a navy suit and tie as well as a red, white, and blue rubber bracelet that matches France’s tricolor flag.
The country’s national football (or soccer in the U.S.) team beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday’s World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to win the tournament for a second time — 20 years after their 1998 triumph on home soil.
An estimated 500,000 fans spread along the Champs-Élysées in Paris and waved tricolor flags as they awaited their victorious national team’s return on Monday.
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Style star: Brigitte’s blue shift dress is believed the be custom Louis Vuitton, and she paired with the look with nude suede heels
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"Allez les Bleus!" Or, in English, "Go Blue!" That's the chant heard around the world as the French national soccer team won the World Cup yesterday. To celebrate, everybody, and we mean everybody, wore blue to the festivities in Paris on Monday. Brigitte Macron, France's First Lady, was front and center wearing the favored hue with a recognizable top-stich "V" on the front of her short-sleeve shift dress. It's a signature of Louis Vuitton and Brigitte is known for her loyalty to the French fashion house.
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In the meanwhile, there are never too few occasions to wear a navy, short-sleeve shift dress. It's a classic you can wear to the office by day and out on the town by night.
Check out our gallery below to find versions by Brooks Brothers, Theory, Lela Rose and Badgley Mischka.
Brooks Brothers top-stitch shift dress
Badgley Mischka navy shift dress at Zappos
Lela Rose jacquard dress at The Outnet
Theory Jasneah crepe mini dress at Bloomingdale's
Welcome: They greeted French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet (left), France’s coach Didier Deschamps (right), and team captain Hugo Lloris (center)
Hugging it out: Brigitte hugged Le Graet while Macron hugged Deschamps
Strike a pose: The national team posed on the steps of the Élysée Palace in Paris, the official resident of the president of France
After touching down at Charles de Gaulle Airport earlier in the afternoon, France’s squad was treated to a spectacular welcome as French fighter jets sailed over the famous avenue with plumes of red, white and blue smoke to celebrate the World Cup success.
The team paraded on the fabled boulevard at 5 p.m. before the star-studded reception at the Élysée Palace.
Brigitte and her husband applauded the winning football team upon their arrival, and they greeted French Football Federation President Noel Le Graet and France’s coach Didier Deschamps with hugs while team captain Hugo Lloris held the World Cup trophy.
France’s first couple seemed to be in jovial spirits as the posed with the players on the steps of their residence.
Look of love: Macron was photographed with his arm around his wife’s waist
Patriotic: Macron donned a navy suit and tie as well as a red, white, and blue rubber bracelet that matches France’s tricolor flag
There was certainly a party atmosphere in the nation’s capital on Monday, and at one point Brigitte proudly held the World Cup trophy over her head with the help of footballer Paul Pogba.
Macron was also photographed with his arm around his wife’s waist as she held hands with the team’s captain.
The wives and girlfriends of the victorious French team were also smiling as they arrived with the players for a star-studded party at the Élysée Palace.
The women, who brought the glamour in cocktail dresses and chic two-pieces, were seen waving to excited fans before disappearing into the official residence of the president.
Bling ring: Brigitte accessorized her outfit with a white gold cuff and diamond rings
The full look: Brigitte’s short-sleeve dress featured a zipper down the back
The French WAGs looked in high spirits as they ascended the red carpeted steps of the palace in an array of effortlessly elegant ensembles.
Rachel Legrain-Trapani, the girlfriend of the football team’s defender Benjamin Pavard, put on a chic display as she arrived at the bash.
The former Miss France donned an open baby blue blazer to show off her white lace camisole and matching blue shorts, topping off the look with studded sandals and a matching bag.
Meanwhile Erika Griezmann, wife of striker Antoine Grizmann, opted for an asymmetric white dress and pearl-encrusted sandals when arriving with their little girl Mia.
WAGS: The wives and girlfriends of the French football team were also at the ceremony, including Rachel Legrain-Trapani (pictured), the girlfriend of defender Benjamin Pavard
All decked out: Erika Griezmann, the wife of striker Antoine Grizmann, opted for an asymmetric white dress and pearl-encrusted sandals when she arrived with their little girl Mia
Winners: The team happily waved and held the World Cup trophy up high in the air as adoring fans cheered on their champions open tour bus parade earlier in the day
Party: Thousands have partied on the streets overnight, proudly displaying the tricolor flag while cheering for the team
Pamela Anderson, who is dating French player Adil Rami, was not spotted among the attendees.
On Sunday night the Eiffel Tower flashed 1998-2018 to mark France’s two World Cup titles.
The Arc de Triomph was awash in the national colors, lit with the rooster, the faces of the winning team and the words ‘Proud to be Blue (French).’
In honor of the victory, several Paris metro stations had their names changed on Monday morning, with Champs-Élysées Clemenceau renamed Deschamps-Élysées, after coach Didier Deschamps.
The station of Bercy also has its name changed to Bercy les Bleus, which sounds like Merci les Bleus.
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