As you've probably seen, fashion girls hailing from different cities worldwide all have varying, distinct aesthetics: In Seoul, fashion is usually rather colorful, and features boxy, oversized silhouettes, while New York City is synonymous with edgy yet polished street style. While trends and aesthetics rotate in and out of the top spot each year, Parisian style has been consistent in its timelessness and elegance. Fads can come and go, but Parisians know how to make keep their clothes stylish and relevant. Whether applied to a laidback look for the day or a sultry ensemble for the night, the Parisian look simply does not go out of style.
At its root, Parisian fashion is all about streamlined silhouettes, a clean color palette, and being adaptable for both work and play. If this chic and functional style philosophy suits your lifestyle, then you should definitely hop onboard.
So for the Parisian-style enthusiasts, we rounded up chic outfits that may help you embody that famed je ne sais quoi attitude. Take a look!
10 Parisian-Inspired Outfits That Will Never Go Out of Style:
1. Blue Button-Down + Belt + Beige Tailored Trousers + Sunglasses
Here's an easy and effortless look perfect for a day spent out and about in the city. Parisians know how to mix muted colors to keep ensembles classy and interesting. The tailored beige trousers and belt bring a dressier vibe to the 'fit, while the muted blue button-down relaxes the look. You can finalize the OOTD with elegant black accents, like a black leather handbag.
2. White Crop Top + White Mid Rise Jeans + Green Padded Blazer + White Sandals + Sunglasses
Balancing out a pop of colour can be tricky, which is why we love the minimalist execution of this look. The cropped tank adds the subtlest hint of sultriness, while the jeans keep it casual and easy. The simple setup gives the mint green blazer the spotlight it deserves.
3. White Camisole Top + Polka Dot Midi Skirt + White Sandals
Here in the Philippines, you really can't go wrong with keeping all your outfits summer-friendly. So if you're looking for a heat-proof Parisian-style ensemble to recreate, go ahead and try this one. Pair your dainty top with a statement satin skirt and top it off with some minimalist accessories and strappy heels. Talk about being chic and fresh!
4. Button-Down + Red Wide Leg Pants
Here's a comfy ‘fit that will surely make heads turn! Bring out the brightest trousers in your wardrobe, and pair them with a simple white button-down. Complete the look with a pair of white sneakers or stilettos. In short, "relaxed" and "dynamic" should be your next favorite vibe duo.
5. Animal Print Satin Slip Dress + Black Coat or Blazer + Cat Eye Sunglasses + Black Handbag
Who said satin slip dresses can’t be worn during the day? Sure, they can make sultry date night frocks, but you can spin them into an elegant look with a tailored coat, dark cat eye sunglasses, and some dainty accessories.
6. Striped Blouse or Sweater + Flared Jeans + Nude Block Heels
The Breton stripes are making a comeback, and here’s a guide on how to style them: Wear your Breton stripes with a pair of flared jeans to keep your outfit casual and chic. For a clean look, top it off with neutral heels and a laidback hairstyle.
7. Cardigan + Off-White Trousers + Structured Handbag
Blue and beige is a top color combo among style-savvy Parisians, and it's not hard to see why this is so. The baby blue cardigan is trendy and youthful, but is elevated with pearl buttons. Meanwhile, the light beige pants keep the ensemble casual without losing that polished touch. And let's not ignore the structured baby blue handbag. So chic!
8. Black Bodysuit + Black Flared Pants + Beaded Bag
You'll find the fit-and-flare silhouette on just about any Parisian style board. Highlight your figure with a fitted scoop neck bodysuit and some high-waisted flared pants. Of course, an all-black pairing will never let you down!
9. Black Dress with Slit + Layered Necklaces + Basket Bag
Next, we have this classy ensemble that draws from Audrey Hepburn's iconic look in Breakfast At Tiffany’s! Grab your trusty little black dress (a closet staple for the Parisians, and, honestly, just about every fashion girl out there) and accessorize with large pearl and beaded necklaces. We won't hesitate to wear this ‘fit to a fancy restaurant—it's sultry and sophisticated all at once!
10. Camel Top + Oversized Coat + Flared Jeans + Black Boots + Basket Bag
Save this look for the next time you go on an out-of-the-country trip! It’s a Jane Birkin-inspired outfit with flared jeans, an oversized coat, and tucked shirt. The black boots are a travel staple, while the woven basket bag makes for an unlikely yet charming accessory.
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