How to Dress Like a Parisian, According to a French Designer

What Parisians really wear is a subject of continual interest for us, so when we saw that Creative Director Evelyne Chetrite of one of our favorite French brands, Sandro, recently spoke out on the subject, we were all ears. Chetrite's advice in her interview for The Telegraph is applicable to cool girls around the globe. One of the most noteworthy tidbits from the interview is her "rules of French chic." Thanks to her straightforward tips, you'll finally know how to dress like an authentic Parisian woman, straight from a fashion insider, which means no clichés in sight.

With that, scroll down to hear what Chetrite has to say about everything from how to change up your look for a night out to how to always dress effortlessly, and shop the stylish pieces to help you achieve her effortless version of chic French style (cool Parisian accent not included).

Chetrite told The Telegraph, "You should always be cool and modern but not super styled; just simple and not too much effort."

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Chetrite says she almost never wears stilettos.

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We couldn't agree more!

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In the words of Sandro's designer, "Lace is very important right now because you can dress it up or down."

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See, you don't have to wear a beret and ballet flats to channel a cool Parisian girl.