The 7 Items Real Parisians Are Wearing This Winter


Dispel all the French-girl clichés that have long been associated with Parisians and instead commit the items they actually wear to memory. Save for the occasional stereotypical beret or Breton stripe, French-girl style has been built on new foundations this year. Dainty two-tone ballet pumps have been traded in for stomper boots, and bourgeois blazers swapped for leather versions. Accessories from the heritage maisons – namely Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Celine – are popular everyday staples for the Paris crowd, along with cult items from newcomer, Jacquemus.

Autumn/winter 2020 was all about Chanel’s pirate boots, which were paired with every single look at the brand’s show back in February. Chanel’s double C tights also gained serious traction among influencers – Camille Charrière wore a pair to attend the spring/summer 2021 show.

While visits to the French capital are off the cards for now, British Vogue highlights seven ways you can emulate French It-girls from the comfort of your own home.

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