Fashion People in Paris Still Wear This Classic Item With Basics

If it’s an effortless and chic outfit idea we’re looking for, the fashion crowd in Paris is one group we routinely turn to. Because, yes, many in this set have perfectly mastered that je ne sais quoi. Given their no-fuss approach to fashion, it’s those versatile items that consistently make up some of their chicest looks. Well, there’s actually one specific staple Parisians have been wearing for years that is basically a classic at this point. Of course, I'm referring to slip skirts.

If you're looking for inspiration on how to wear a slip skirt, don't worry. We've got you. The pretty skirt silhouette can be styled with so many pieces. After scrolling through the Instagram feeds of some of our favorite French influencers, it became evident that elevated basics are the go-to picks that make up the foundation for most slip-skirt outfits.

Keep scrolling to see how fashion people in Paris are styling their favorite slip skirts with a variety of trend-forward basics you may already have in your closet.

Relaxed Knit + Slip Skirt


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A relaxed sweater paired with a slip skirt is easy and impossibly chic. Slip into heels or flats (really, any shoe style), and you're set.

Button-Down Shirt + Slip Skirt


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While at NYFW, this chic Parisian proved that sometimes all you need is the perfect white shirt to enhance a look—including this outfit with the slip skirt.

Denim Jacket + Slip Skirt


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Love a printed slip skirt? Wonderful. Consider teaming that ideal silhouette with a trusty denim jacket for an easy ensemble.

Leather Shirt + Slip Skirt


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A leather or faux-leather shirt certainly falls into that elevated-basic territory. While more statement-making, it goes with so many items (like a good basic does), including a slip skirt.

Striped Sweater + Slip Skirt


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You can't deny the chicness of a striped knit. This look with the skirt and the turtleneck is just gorgeous.

Oversize T-Shirt + Slip Skirt


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An oversize T-shirt is simple and looks stunning with a colorful skirt.

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

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Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retailers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.