Fashion People in Paris Wear This Elegant Shoe Trend With Basics


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The Parisian aesthetic is often described as effortless with laid-back elegance. Given the appeal for many, we cover French fashion on the regular. Most recently, we shared the item many people in Paris wear to create their chic fall looks. Switching gears to footwear staples, there seems to be one sleek boot silhouette many of our favorite follows are wearing to complete their refined ensembles. Yes, we're talking about knee-high boots.

The beauty of knee-high boots is that they add an instant touch of elegance to any outfit, which is probably a reason why fashion people in Paris turn to the style. In terms of styling, the boots are statement-making on their own, so elevated basics are often the clothing style of choice to pair with them. And that's what we're seeing amongst the French style set. Keep scrolling to see more of what we mean, featuring the outfits Parisians are wearing with knee-high boots. 

Knee-High Boots + Leggings


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Leggings look all the chicer with a pair of knee-high boots. Add a knit and oversize coat, and you're good to go.

Knee-High Boots + Midi Dresses


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Teaming knee-high boots with a midi dress in a neutral hue is effortless. This fall, consider a knit iteration.

Knee-High Boots + Miniskirts


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This ensemble is so elegant with the boots, miniskirt, and polished textured jacket.

Knee-High Boots With Skinny Jeans


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Baggy jeans are currently the go-to for many, but skinny jeans are a classic choice—especially with knee-high boots. 

Knee-High Boots + LBD


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You can't deny the power of a simple LBD for an easy and chic vibe. Your favorite style will look fantastic with knee-high boots and a slouchy blazer.

Knee-High Boots + Pleated Skirt


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A pleated skirt is an elevated staple that works perfectly with elegant knee-high boots.

Next, check out more outfit ideas from French women.

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.