Paris, the perennially stylish city of lights and love, is long renowned as the heart of fashion, and indeed, wherever you are – be it strolling down Avenue Montaigne, exploring the historic Montmartre area or Le Marais district, or even just waiting to catch the train at a Metro station – the city exudes an effortless Parisian chic that’s near impossible to imitate.
As always, Paris leads with radical looks that are unapologetically extreme and irresistibly exciting.
French fashion artillery calls for a juxtaposition of textures: hard against soft, light under heavy.
With her singer-artist brand of messy Parisian cool, French model and Chanel muse Caroline de Maigret, is the epitome of French women and their legendary je nai se quoi.
There’s a reason why Left Bank chic inevitably comes to mind whenever you think of Paris. The quintessence of French fashion resides in this creative quarter that has traditionally been home to artists, writers and philosophers.
LEFT BANK LUXE
The Parisians created an avant-garde resistance to studied looks that are too
pulled-together. In Paris, you’re not done till you’re undone. Here, our editor’s top picks for the season.