You just can’t really beat the French way to do style. That je ne sais quoi is essentially what sartorial dreams are made. So we not-so-secretly try to emulate that pared-back vibe whenever we can. To do so, we often turn to our favorite Parisian style setters to get a sense of the simple yet polished outfit formulas in their rotations.
After a recent Instagram rabbit hole, we realized that there’s actually one specific way French girls are styling their jeans right now—always with a blazer. Honestly, makes sense. A blazer adds instant sophistication to any outfit, which inherently feels so French. To get a sense of what we mean, we’re highlighting five perfect blazer-and-jeans ensembles below from IG. Fair warning: You may make this Parisian look your new go-to uniform. We’re right there with you.
Proof that a simple outfit is sometimes just the way to go with a black blazer, coordinating knit, straight-leg jeans, and a top-handle bag.
An oversize plaid blazer feels very-right-now with a henley, distressed jeans, and snakeskin boots.
Well, it doesn't get more "French" than this striped sweater, checked blazer, button-up jeans, and ankle boots.
While we tend to see a more neutral palette among Parisian women, a colorful blazer, complete with a pretty sweater and jeans, is also refreshing.
This is an outfit formula that always works: a sleek blazer, a white blouse, jeans, and boots.