Ready to kick it up a notch in the fashion department? We’re always game for amping up our style quotient with our existing closet, so we applied this lens to the latest round of street style images straight from Paris Fashion Week. If you google “how to look fashionable,” we’re fairly certain the street style denizens of Paris come up first, so we thought they’d be a fruitful group to study. In perusing hundreds of photos, a few common themes emerged that can be realistically applied to anyone’s daily wardrobe. A couple of them focus on how to wear color, and a third highlights the standout piece you already likely own and how to wear it to great effect. Scroll on for an in-depth look at our three lessons on how to look a bit more stylish without having to spend a dime.
These two practically wrote the book on how to look more stylish. Either pick one color and go for it, mixing subtle differences in shade à la Jeanette Madsen in green, or pick a family of colors, like how Thora Valdimars paired warm tones on the right.