Women in Paris Will Wear These 7 Simple Spring Trends With Jeans


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We’re constantly enamored by what Parisian women wear. You know, that whole je ne sais quoi thing. Yep, this set often steps out in the exact effortless ensembles we want to try. In fact, we recently highlighted the seven items fashion people in Paris routinely turn to when they create their pared-down outfits. On that note, many of the looks we’re into feature jeans as one of the key items. So we thought we’d dive into the pieces French women will probably wear with denim this season to inspire our spring wardrobes and yours.

Based on what women in Paris are wearing already on IG, it’s the simple trends that stand out most because they’re easy to style and just work flawlessly with jeans. In fact, some of the items in question overlap with pieces mentioned in the above story. As a preview, we’re talking about versatile outerwear picks and comfy basics. Keep scrolling for more, including styling references and a range of shopping recommendations. 

1. Loose Shirting


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We actually featured the oversize-shirting trend (a truly modern staple for many women in Paris) in this story here. There's something so effortless about teaming a relaxed blouse with straight-leg jeans.

2. & 3. Bomber Jackets + Knit Tanks


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Bomber jackets are back as a certified fashion-person staple. So yes, French women will wear them, especially teamed with trendy knits.

4. Oversize Blazers


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Here is an item you might have already guessed. Yep, an oversize blazer (often paired with a simple white tee). Polished and elegant.

5. Ribbed Cardigans


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A not-so-standard ribbed knit in a longline silhouette or with interesting button details is a simple yet forward choice to pair with jeans.

6. Shackets


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The shacket will hold strong for spring as a fantastic transitional outerwear choice that's cool with jeans. 

7. Puff-Sleeve Tops


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While a bit more statement-making, neutral tops with puff sleeves will be a popular choice again to elevate a denim look.

Next, check out more spring trends French women are wearing.

Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

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 retialers 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.