Clothing in French

Today’s free audio lesson will teach you some basic words for clothing in French. Listen to the pronunciation of the French words and practice saying them aloud until you feel confident.
With these French clothing words under your belt (so to speak!) you’ll be able to describe what someone is wearing, or what you’re looking for when shopping for clothes in France.

Talking about Clothing in French

Les vètements” means “clothes or garments” in general, and the following short list of essential items will give you shopping power when it comes to asking for what you want.

Les vêtements
Clothes or Garments
Les sous-vêtements
Le pull
The sweater
Les chaussettes
The socks
Les chaussures
The shoes
Le pantalon
The trousers
La robe
The dress
Les bas
Hosiery, stockings and tights

You might want to add some descriptions to that list, and this is what that would look like:

Les sous-vêtements pour homme
Men’s underwear
Les pulls en laine
Woolen sweaters
Les chaussettes pour enfants
Children’s socks
Les chaussures d’hiver
Winter shoes
Le pantalon chaud
Warm trousers

That's it for today... À bientôt!
Marie-Claire Rivière and the Rocket French Team


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