I often tap influencer Aïda Sané for her effortless style tips. After all, she’s perfectly mastered that je ne sais quoi with her French-girl sartorial sensibilities and pared-down approach to fashion. With all that in mind, I thought it could be intriguing to ask her about the specific fall outfits she’s into at the moment. Specifically, I wanted to know about the looks that she not only personally loves, but those ensembles that she’s also seeing French women wear all over Paris.
Given the current times and the fact that people are spending more time at home, the ’fits in question definitely have a comfortable element to them, while still remaining impossibly chic. What you’ll find is a mix of denim, separates in slouchier cuts, and practical shoes.
Keep scrolling to check out the looks Paris girls are all about this season as showcased on Sané and other French women as well. Plus, shop inspired pieces if something below does end up catching your eye.
Slouchy Knit + Jeans + Boots or Low Heels
"This is one of the easiest cozy looks. And yes, the mom jean is still very popular in Paris.”—Sané
"The combo of a jumper plus jeans is a must for every Parisian I think because it’s so easy to wear just like this or with a light jacket.”
Suiting + Sneakers
"The smart-casual look. Wearing a suit with sneakers is not a rare thing to see in Paris. Itʼs always paired with white sneakers like Veja or Stan Smiths. Almost everyone has them.”
"This look is easy and relaxed but still super sophisticated and chic.”
White Shirt + Denim + Flats
"I don’t know if it’s just now, but I know that you can always see a French girl with a white shirt at least once per day, either oversize or fitted with a suit or skirt.”
"I like to style a shirt with high-waisted jeans like this for a sophisticated cool look or with tailored trousers and sneakers or flats for a casual-chic look.”
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.
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