5 French-Approved Ways to Amp Up Your Outfit
The French consistently rely on classics when building their outfits. And while classics never go out of style, they can feel stale. Take note of how these stylists, bloggers, editors and buyers from Paris Fashion Week make ruffles and stripes look cool and modern.
Wear plaid or check patterns head to toe.
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 03: Kristi Gogsadze, fashion blogger from La Georgienne, wears an Anna October purple checked dress, a Karl Lagerfeld clutch, and Christian Louboutin red shoes, outside the Dior show, during Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2017/2018, on March 3, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images)
Opt for not-so-stiff stripes.
Choose classic separates in voluminous shapes.
Give ruffles an edgy upgrade.
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 06: Melanie Darmon wears a Zara pink top with ruffles, a Zara bag, a Jacquemus black ruffled skirt, Asos black tights, an Asos headband, Louboutin heels shoes, outside the Valentin Yudashkin show, during Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2017/2018, on March 6, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images)