Paris travel guide: Fashion tips & trends
ELLE France editors round up the essnetial fashion tips you need to know for your next trip to Paris.
by : Elle Canada- Mar 1st, 2013
ELLE France editors share the biggest fashion trends for day and night that you don’t want to miss. Plus, these editors dish on the biggest fashion fauz paus you need to know.
• Valérie Toranian – Editor in Chief of ELLE France
• Erin Doherty – Fashion & Beauty Editor of ELLE France
• Elisabeth Martorell – Deputy Editor of ELLE France
• Catherine Roig – Lifestyle Deputy Editor of ELLE France
• Lauren Bastide – Editor of ELLE France & Deputy Editor of DailyELLE.fr
THE BIGGEST TRENDS IN FASHION
EM: “Go for tribal and floral prints on pants, tops, jackets…”. (Kenzo, Mary Katrantzou)
ED: "Buy a pair of Riviera shoes."
LB: “Parisian girls love their flats. It was all about ballerina shoes for quite some time, but this summer sneakers are going to rule the pavement of Paris. Everybody is taking out their vintage Nike, New Balance or Adidas Stan Smith shoes from the closet. My special tip: great discounts on sneakers in the Belleville area !”
THE BIGGEST DAYTIME TRENDS FOR WORK
VT: “Go for a pencil skirt and a shirt.”
EM: “Capri pants, a shirt or linen T-shirt, a yellow jacket and slippers or gold flats.”
ED: “A Celine blazer and printed pants.”
LB: “A pencil skirt with a light blue shirt, a pair of chunky black sandals and a cable knit sweater.”
THE BIGGEST DAYTIME TRENDS FOR THE WEEKEND
VT: “A pair of wide leg trousers, some jewellery, knitwear.”
EM: “A sweat-shirt, a pair of red jeans and brown derbies or Riviera shoes.”
Read on for some evening fashion trends and major fashion don’ts in Paris!
THE BIGGEST EVENING LOOK TRENDS FOR HAPPY HOUR
VT: “A pencil skirt, a shirt, a pair of stilettos.”
EM: “A shirt, a pair of jeans or Bermuda shorts, high heels, a masculine jacket and a colourful little tribal bag.”
ED: “A pair of Riviera shoes paired with bleached jeans and a Petit Bateau white T-shirt.”
LB: “A pair of black leather jegging, teamed with black pumps, a spaghetti strap top and a pink jacket.”
THE BIGGEST EVENING LOOK TRENDS TO GO TO THE RESTAURANT
EM: “A lace dress with a leather rock jacket.”
ED: “A romantic dress with sexy sandals.”
LB: “A pair of white jeans teamed up with high-heeled sandals and a flowery shirt.”
CR: “A little black dress.”
THE BIGGEST EVENING LOOK TRENDS TO GO OUT CLUBBING
VT: “Just one thing: don’t overdress.”
EM: “A dark blue or green dress.”
ED: “An Isabel Marant dress with low boots.”
LB: “A black leather skirt, a glittery, shimmery shirt and a pair of motorcycle boots.”
THE BIGGEST FASHION DON’TS
VT: “Don’t match your shoes to your handbag!”
LB: “We are over maxi skirts and maxi dresses. The good length is either very short, knee length, or ‘midi'(down to the middle of the calf).”
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