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Your Ultimate Guide to Parisian Style | French Style

Updated: May 28, 2021

-Here's how to achive a Parisan style summer look.

-Is it just me or are french women taking on the fashion world? It seems like Instagram, Pinterest and other social media are flooded with Parisian influencers lately.

-Well, it's not that surprising, everything about Paris is impeccable: food, art, music, language, people, every quart of the town and fashion weeks, oh those fashion weeks.

- What's Parisian style? -

The point of the Parisian style is to never be overdressed. Instead, the key is to dress effortlessly and accessorization of outfits is kept to a minimum; jewelry is simple, and usually, Parisian girls do not wear more than three delicate pieces.

One statement piece like a scarf, a hat, or a great pair of shoes is what Parisian style is all about. The definition of Parisian girl style is stylish, simple and chic

- How to dress like a Parisian? -

1) For tops go with - a white blouse, silk bra, turtleneck, or a sweater

2) For bottoms - nice jeans, black trousers or a chic skirt

3) Dresses - something that fits your body, silk dress or slip and wrap dress

4) Outwear - blazer, coat or a topcoat

5) Shoes and bags

6) Always have a belt

7) Confidence is a key

- What should you NOT wear in Paris? -

So if you wanna avoid standing out in Paris and those looks from head to toe, these are things to APSOLUTLY avoid: backpack, hand-held purse, selfie stick, UGG boots, flip flops and sweatpants.

Your goal is to keep the comfortable look but still maintain chic, classic and nonchalant.

- Do French women wear Louis Vuitton? -

Even though Louis Vuitton is a French brand and it's popular all around the world, you'll never see a fashionable French woman with a Louis Vuitton bag.

They appear to like more something classic and elegant like Dior or Chanel.

- What handbags do Parisian women carry? -

A crossbody purse with a chain is usually the purse of a choice.

- Why do Parisians wear black? -

They consider black to be the definition of elegancy. Also it gives an impression of sophistication and confidence.

- Do Parisian actually wear berets? -

The most crucial thing for Americans to know about French is that they DO NOT wear berets.

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